2014 FRC Research Day Recap

2014 FRC Research Day Recap

The 2014 FRC Research Day has successfully concluded. It was a very interesting and engaging event between faculty members, researchers and students. In case you have missed it, check out  the event gallery, Dr. Epstein’s One-Minute Talk about particle size vs. reactor size, as well as the follow-up question from Dr. Grace, why are packed bed […]

FRC Research Day Speakers Finalized

FRC Research Day Speakers Finalized

In celebrating our work for 2014, we are holding an FRC Research Day on Dec 9 in the morning and ending with a lunch. The event will start at 9AM in Room 202. Students will give a 3 min thesis talk, faculty and postdocs will give a short talk, or a  summary of conference attended. The […]

UBC Engineering Open House: learn how engineers save the world

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 Fred Kaiser Building (map). Find out how engineers save the world at UBC Engineering Open House […]

Research Engineer – Limited Term Position   

Research Engineer – Limited Term Position   

A research engineer with a masters or PhD in chemical engineering is sought for an industry-sponsored experimental study on biomass pyrolysis.  The appointment is of limited term (3-6 months), but could lead to a permanent position. The work will involve about 1- month of equipment preparation and testing at UBC, and then move to an […]

Pharmaceutical Sciences Seminar Series (PHAR 548/648): Wed Nov 26 – Gregg B. Morin

Pharmaceutical Sciences Seminar Series (PHAR 548/648): Wed Nov 26 – Gregg B. Morin

Interested parties please reply to Shirley Wong <shirlewo@mail.ubc.ca>   The next seminar of the Faculty’s 2014-2015 Seminar Series (PHAR 548/648) will be: The Emerging Role of CDK12 in Regulating Transcription and Splicing in Cancer by Gregg B. Morin, PhD Head, Proteomics, Michael Smith Genome Sciences Centre Senior Scientist, British Columbia Cancer Agency Associate Professor, Department of Medical […]

Project overview: the UBC APSC Sustainability Pathway Initiative

Project overview: the UBC APSC Sustainability Pathway Initiative

In Sept 2014, Dr. Naoko Ellis received a Pathway Seed Grant for the Faculty of Applied Science (APSC), UBC (Point Grey) from the University Sustainability Initiative (USI) to examine the possibility of developing a sustainability pathway in APSC. The Faculty consists of Architecture and Landscape Architecture (SALA), Community and Regional Planning (SCARP), Engineering and Nursing. […]

BCIT Seminar Nov 27 with Stefan Storey & James Montgomery SBSP Seminar Nov 28 w/ Sylvia Coleman

BCIT Seminar Nov 27 with Stefan Storey & James Montgomery SBSP Seminar Nov 28 w/ Sylvia Coleman

A reminder about two seminars next week. ******************************************************************************** Smart Building Control 2.0: Understanding Occupancy to Find Reductions in Energy Costs By Stefan Storey, Ph.D. Graduate from SBSP (Sustainable Building Science Program), UBC & James Montgomery, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Mechanical Engineering, SBSP Trainee, UBC Thursday, November 27th from 12-1:30pm BCIT, NE1-318 ABSTRACT: James Montgomery and […]

SES to Introduce Advanced Fluidized Bed Gasification System at 2014 Gasification Technologies Conference

SES to Introduce Advanced Fluidized Bed Gasification System at 2014 Gasification Technologies Conference

Published on October 28, 2014 at 8:01 AM, Source: http://www.synthesisenergy.com/ Synthesis Energy Systems, Inc. (SES), a global energy and gasification technology company enabling clean, high-value energy and chemical products from multiple feedstocks, today will introduce its latest state-of-the-art SES’ XL3000 advanced fluidized bed gasification system at the 2014 Gasification Technologies Conference in Washington, D.C. SES’ XL3000 product […]

2014 Fluid-Particle System Workshop Successfully Concluded

2014 Fluid-Particle System Workshop Successfully Concluded

Here is a quick recap of the event highlights, enjoy!

2014 FRC Summer BBQ Photo Gallery

2014 FRC Summer BBQ Photo Gallery

Here are some nice photos from this year’s FRC Summer Event!