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Read more at: Nakul Rampal wins the Global Young Scientists Summit video competition
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Nakul Rampal wins the Global Young Scientists Summit video competition

8 February 2021

Many congratulations to Nakul Rampal, second year PhD student in our Adsorption and Advanced Materials Group, on winning the Global Young Scientists Summit video competition recently.


Read more at: 'Hall of Fame' Award for alumnus Dr John Grace
Alumnus Dr John Grace

'Hall of Fame' Award for alumnus Dr John Grace

3 February 2021

The Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering at the University of British Columbia (UBC) has granted the 'Hall of Fame' Award to chemical engineering alumnus Dr John R. Grace.



Read more at: Alumnus Professor Su Shiung Lam recognised as 2020 Top Research Scientists Malaysia
Professor Dr Su Shiung Lam

Alumnus Professor Su Shiung Lam recognised as 2020 Top Research Scientists Malaysia

22 December 2020

Chemical Engineering alumnus Professor Su Shiung Lam has recently been recognised as one of the 2020 Top Research Scientists Malaysia by the Academy of Sciences Malaysia (ASM).




Read more at: In memory of Professor James 'Jim' Wilkes, 24 January 1932 – 6 December 2020
Jim Wilkes

In memory of Professor James 'Jim' Wilkes, 24 January 1932 – 6 December 2020

15 December 2020

We are saddened to report the death of alumnus and former faculty member, Professor Jim Wilkes. Sir David Harrison shares his personal memories of Jim.


Read more at: BioNano Engineering group and Colorifix to develop dual-action antiviral dyes to support the fight against COVID-19

BioNano Engineering group and Colorifix to develop dual-action antiviral dyes to support the fight against COVID-19

9 December 2020

In a project supported by Innovate UK, Dr Ljiljana Fruk’s group will work with biotechnology company, Colorifix, and Professor Ian Goodfellow from the Department of Pathology, to develop anti-COVID-19 photoactive and light-independent dyes by pigment-producing microorganisms.



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Bioengineered model of human intestine could be used for drug testing and personalised medicine

8 February 2021

Researchers from our Bioelectronic Systems Technology (BEST) Group have developed a 3D, bioengineered model of the human intestine that uses a smart material scaffold to enable continuous in-line monitoring of the cells and tissues.

Nakul Rampal wins the Global Young Scientists Summit video competition

8 February 2021

Many congratulations to Nakul Rampal, second year PhD student in our Adsorption and Advanced Materials Group, on winning the Global Young Scientists Summit video competition recently.

'Hall of Fame' Award for alumnus Dr John Grace

3 February 2021

The Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering at the University of British Columbia (UBC) has granted the 'Hall of Fame' Award to chemical engineering alumnus Dr John R. Grace.