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Congratulations to the winner of 2024 Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering

Congratulations to the winner of 2024 Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering

Dr. Bhushan GopaluniDepartment of Chemical and Biological Engineering, UBC Prof. Bhushan Gopaluni is an internationally renowned expert in process data analytics. Hepioneered the development and application of computational algorithms that characterize andoptimize complex industrial processes. These algorithms transform vast industrial data intoactionable knowledge. His research enables industries to maintain global competitiveness amidstescalating energy, environment and […]

Congratulations on being named an inaugural Highly Ranked Scholar by ScholarGPS

Congratulations on being named an inaugural Highly Ranked Scholar by ScholarGPS

ScholarGPS celebrates Highly Ranked Scholars™ for their exceptional performance in various Fields, Disciplines, and Specialties. Dr. Shahab Sokhansanj’s prolific publication record, the high impact of your work, and the outstanding quality of his scholarly contributions have placed him in the top 0.05% of all scholars worldwide. Listed below is a summary of the areas in […]

CERC members won one of the three awards under Campus as a Living Lab ‘Grand Challenge’:

CERC members won one of the three awards under Campus as a Living Lab ‘Grand Challenge’:

The Campus as a Living Lab ‘Grand Challenge’ called for visionary approaches to how British Columbia and Canada can effectively respond and adapt to the climate emergency.  This year’s competition, attracted faculty and staff from more than 22 academic departments and operational units across UBC Vancouver and Okanagan, resulting in three projects moving forward with […]

UBC A PARTNER ON FOUR NEW INITIATIVES FUNDED BY THE CANADA FIRST RESEARCH EXCELLENCE FUND

Dr. Naoko Ellis Co-leading a CFREF Funded project ACCELERATING COMMUNITY ENERGY TRANSFORMATION (ACET) UBC researchers will contribute in multiple ways to ACET’s community-led approach to working with B.C. communities to identify their needs and challenges relating to low-energy transitions.

Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) Funding

Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) Funding

Dr. Patrick Kirchen has successfully received funding for his project ” Life-cycle analysis of GHGs and CACs for low-carbon marine fuel options for a RORO vessel in the Salish Sea”, congratulations! Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC)

SYSTEM-THINKING TO INNOVATE ENERGY SYSTEMS

As a country, Canada has already failed to meet two greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction goals: the Kyoto target and the Copenhagen Accord 2020 target. We have now signed on to the Paris Agreement and COP26, committing us to reduce GHG emissions by 40-45% below 2005 levels by 2030. This is an ambitious target and our track record […]

Congratulations to the winners of John Tiedje Fellowship in Clean Energy and Greenhouse Gas Mitigation

2022: Amandine Drew Evan J. Hansen Samira Shirvani About the Award John Tiedje was a graduate of the Department of Chemical Engineering at UBC who went on to a successful career with Imperial Oil, where he was responsible for developing several new processes for converting petroleum into value-added products. He served as manager of Esso Frances research […]

Dr. Tony Bi Receives BC Bioenergy Sector Award

Dr. Tony Bi Receives BC Bioenergy Sector Award

BC Bioenergy Sector Awards 2022 On Thursday, October 20th, 2022, BC Bioenergy Network announced recipients of the 2022 BC Bioenergy Sector Award during the virtual ceremony. This was the second annual celebration of the BC Bioenergy Sector Awards, the awards were presented for outstanding leadership and contribution to the bioeconomy sector in British Columbia. Congratulations […]

Dr. David Wilkinson Receives Award from the Electrochemical Society

CHBE Professor, Associate Head and Canadian Research Chair in Clean Energy and Electrochemical Technologies (Tier 1), David P. Wilkinson, received the Canada Section Electrochemical Award from The Electrochemical Society in June of 2022.