Apply for a PACWest Scholarship by March 31
The PACWEST Pulp & Paper Conference is held each year in June, and PACWest awards four (4) $1,000 scholarships to deserving students. Eligibility is for students who have been enrolled in a post-secondary program and have completed a work term of at least 4 months duration in a pulp and paper mill or supplier company […]
Dr. Heather Trajano receives Killam Faculty Research Fellowship
Dr. Heather Trajano, professor in the department of Chemical and Biological Engineering has been honoured with the 2018 Killam Faculty Research Fellowship. This award assists promising faculty members who wish to devote full time to research and study in their field during a recognized study leave, and comprises a maximum award of $15,000 for a 12-month […]
Doctoral candidate wins Poster Competition at the Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference
Mehr Negar Mirvakili, CHBE doctoral candidate, presented a paper and a poster at the 68th Canadian Society of Chemical Engineering Conference in Toronto. The conference, CSChE 2018, took place on October 28 to 31 at the Sheraton Centre, and featured competitions for undergraduate and graduate students. Negar’s poster, “Effect of Surface Wettability on Optical Properties of Casted Microfibrillated […]
UBC Profs. Richard Kerekes and Joe Zhao at international conference in China
Professor Emeritus Richard Kerekes and Adjunct Professor Joe Zhao of UBC’s Chemical and Biological Engineering presented three papers in all at the China International Paper Technology and Exhibition Conference held in Shanghai China on August 28–30, 2018. Dr. Kerekes gave two technical papers co-authored with Joe Zhao and Dave McDonald of JDMcD Consulting Inc. […]
BioProducts Institute’s Inaugural Researcher Day on September 12
A special 4-faculty event featuring the Keynote Address, a session of 2-3 Minute Presentations and Poster presentations that follow in the afternoon. Details within. You are welcome.
“Introduction to Pulp and Paper Technology” course – Photo Gallery
The Advanced Papermaking Initiative (API) conducted its annual 3-day introductory course designed to give an insightful understanding of the chemistry and technology in pulp and paper processing, how it influences decision-making and energy reduction, and the future of green engineering. Our course is held in spring each year, and our professors volunteer to share their […]
James is Dean
Dr. James Olson is the new Dean of the Faculty of Applied Science.
PPC Early Years
Book release of PPC Early Years by Richard J. Kerekes.
Green Bio-Products: Master of Engineering Leadership
A year can change everything.
Community Outreach at Vancouver Folk Music Festival
Researchers from UBC's Pulp and Paper Centre volunteered at the Vancouver Folk Music Festival in Jericho Park to demonstrate paper-making techniques to a host of interested children.