Recovery of pulp waste strengthens paper products
In August 2012 Assistant Professor Heather Trajano joined UBC’s Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering and joins the Pulp and Paper Centre (PPC) as a faculty associate. Her research focuses on finding ways to enable chemical and fuel production from biomass in order to meet the growing demand for energy, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and […]
Canfor Pulp’s President Presents $75,000 Research Award
Media Release | August 28, 2013 Canfor Pulp Products Incorporated is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2013 award issued under the Canfor Pulp University Grants Program. Dr. Heather Trajano of the University of British Columbia and Dr. Rodger Beatson of the British Columbia Institute of Technology will receive the grant to support their […]
Dr. John R. Grace is appointed as an Officer of the Order of Canada
Dr. John R. Grace, Professor at the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, and Faculty Associate at the Pulp and Paper Centre, has been appointed as an Officer of the Order of Canada. The award was announced by His Excellency, the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, and awarded for Dr. Grace’s contributions […]
2013 NSERC Discovery Accelerator Supplements Program Results are Announced
NSERC has announced the 2013 competition results for the Discover Accelerator Supplements (DAS) Program. $15 million was awarded to 125 applicants, including Dr. James Olson, Director of the Pulp and Paper Centre. Receiving the additional resources speaks to the importance and innovative work being conducted by Dr. Olson titled “Towards an Engineering Design Tool for […]
Seminar Notice – July 12, 2013
Dr. Lisbeth Olsson, Professor and Co-Director at Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden, will be presenting a seminar on Friday July 12, 2013 from 9:00-9:30 am in the Forest Sciences Centre, 2424 Main Mall, Room 2916. Please join us to hear a talk on “Bio-based Economy Possibilities and Challenges: A Swedish Perspective”. Abstract: Our society […]
Canfor Pulp 2013 Grants Program Announced
The Pulp and Paper Centre and Canfor wish to announce the 2013 competition in the Canfor Pulp Grants Program. As you may recall, this program supports research at UBC in collaboration with Canfor Pulp Limited Partnership.
UBC in Pulp and Paper Canada – Rethinking Refining
The quest to reduce energy consumption is driving research programs and process changes that will help mechanical pulp mills employ more low-consistency refining.
Professor Keller’s Presentation is available online
Investigating the Complex Structure of Low Density Fibrous Webs Using X-Radiographic and Micro-Compression Techniques ...
Job Openings at FPInnovations
FPInnovations is among the world’s largest private, non-profit research centers working in forest research. The organization helps the Canadian forest industry to develop pathbreaking solutions based on the unique attributes of Canada’s forest resources, favoring a sustainable development approach and taking full advantage of the industry’s considerable scientific, technological and commercial capital. There are currently […]
Forestry sector takes chemistree 101
Nelson Bennett story in Business Vancouver - Burnaby biorefinery says tree compounds could replace plastics and other oil products