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Fluidization XV Conference Successfully Held in Quebec, Canada

Fluidization XV Conference Successfully Held in Quebec, Canada

Chaired by Drs. Xiaotao Bi, Jamal Chaouki, Franco Berrutihost and Ray Cocco, Fluidization XV conference was held in Montebello, Quebec, Canada during May 22-26, 2016. The conference was dedicated to Maurice A. Bergougnou. More than 200 participants attended the conference. Around 80 papers through the rigorous peer review will be published as a special issue on Powder Technology. The four-day conference consisted of […]

Special Issue on “Sustainable biofuel production from biomass feedstocks”

Special Issue on “Sustainable biofuel production from biomass feedstocks”

For more information please check the following PDF attachment. SI Biomass Feedstocks brochure Deadline is October 1st, 2016 for full paper submission.

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

Congratulations to Dr. Grace for his appointment as an Officer of the Order of Canada

Congratulations to Dr. Grace for his appointment as an Officer of the Order of Canada

Congratulations to Dr. Grace for his appointment as the Officer of the Order of Canada! The Order of Canada, is one of Canada’s highest civilian honours and recognizes a lifetime of outstanding achievement, dedication to community and service to Canada. Dr. Grace has a tier I Canada Research Chair in Clean Energy at UBC. He is an outstanding Canadian figure in […]

Congratulations to Dr. Shahab who has made exceptional contribution to the engineering profession in Canada

Congratulations to Dr. Shahab who has made exceptional contribution to the engineering profession in Canada

Dr. Shahab Sokhansanj was elected to the Fellowship of Engineers of Canada at a ceremony on March 7th in honor of exceptional contribution to the engineering profession in Canada. On behalf of the department and University, we congratulate our Adjunct Professor on this great honor and accomplishment. For more information on the award, please refer […]

2014 Fluid Particle Workshop Successfully Concluded

2014 Fluid Particle Workshop Successfully Concluded

The 2014 Fluid Particle Workshop Organized by the FRC has successfully concluded. Click here to check out the photo album here!