Technical Training Course – Summer term
The Pulp and Paper Centre is offering two Technical Training courses over the summer term. Open to all UBC Engineering students. Get hands-on experience, gain technical skills and knowledge before applying for jobs in industry. Limited registration now open.
Dr. Ning Yan will give a seminar on "Bark Bio-refinery: Conversion of Bark Biomass Residues to Valued Added “Green” Chemical Products"
Call for Abstracts
The 5th International Conference on Biorefinery (ICBB2015) will be held at the University of British Columbia in August 2015. Call for Abstracts deadline is March 31st.
Aero chocolate-style paper could create bubbles in the construction and packaging sectors
James Olson and his team are heading to PaperWeek Conference 2015, Montreal, Feb. 2-5, where their work on novel cellulose foam material will be featured.
Professional Development Courses
The Pulp and Paper Centre now offers various professional development courses, open to all Engineering students, including Coop. Get hands-on experience, gain technical skills and knowledge before applying for jobs in industry. Limited registration now open.
Seminar: Polymer Based Smart Materials, Nanocomposites and Structures
Doing More with Less –Polymer Based Smart Materials, Nanocomposites and Structures by Dr. Syed Reza Rizvi, Postdoctoral Fellow, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, University Health Network, Toronto
Job Opportunities at Scion
Scion is a Crown Research Institute that specializes in research, science and technology development for forestry, wood product and wood-derived materials.
Shape-Shifting Paper: TEDx Talk
Ata Sina, PPC researcher and master's student in Mechanical Engineering was selected to speak at TEDx RenfrewCollingwood on October 25, 2014. View his talk here!
UBC Engineering Open House – Nov. 29
Media Advisory | Nov 17, 2014 UBC Engineering Open House: learn how engineers save the world Did you know engineers do more than build bridges and design fast cars? Engineers help prevent disease, reduce poverty and create solutions to protect people and our planet. Discover how at UBC Engineering Open House Saturday, November 29, 9am-3pm, in the […]
Meritorious Achievement Award
At APEGBC’s October 24th President’s Award Gala, Professor James Olson, P.Eng, received the 2014 Meritorious Achievement Award for his outstanding technical achievements and leadership in advancing BC’s pulp and paper industry.