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November 8, 2018

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 […]
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October 24, 2018

Richard Kerekes inducted into Paper Industry International Hall of Fame

Richard Kerekes,  Professor Emeritus in UBC’s Chemical and Biological Engineering Department,  was inducted into the Paper Industry International Hall of Fame in Appleton, Wisconsin, USA on October 4, 2018. The award was granted in recognition of his preeminent academic and research contributions to  the paper industry. Richard J. Kerekes received his BASc. (1963) and MASc […]
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August 23, 2018

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.
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May 24, 2018

“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 […]
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February 16, 2018

James is Dean

Dr. James Olson is the new Dean of the Faculty of Applied Science.
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December 20, 2017

PPC Early Years

Book release of PPC Early Years by Richard J. Kerekes.
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August 16, 2017

Green Bio-Products: Master of Engineering Leadership

A year can change everything.
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July 25, 2017

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.
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June 30, 2017

Canada Day edition of Pulp Digest

The latest edition of Pulp Digest celebrates Canada's 150 years with stories and achievements of PPC's faculty, researchers and staff.
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June 13, 2017

UBC graduate researchers showcase projects at PACWest 2017

Six of UBC's graduate, doctoral and post-doc researchers in Chemical and Mechanical Engineering presented their original studies and results of their projects at PACWest's UBC Student Session in Whistler.
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