Envision News

Latest news, events and team achievements from UBC Envision

UBC wins first place in Chem-E-Car Poster Competiton 2018

01 December 2018

UBC wins first place in Chem-E-Car Poster Competiton 2018

01 December 2018

UBC wins first place in Chem-E-Car Poster Competiton 2018

UBC wins first place in Chem-E-Car Poster Competiton 2018

Brandon Chen earns the AIChE Freshman Recognition Award

25 August 2018

Brandon Chen earns the AIChE Freshman Recognition Award

25 August 2018

Brandon Chen earns the AIChE Freshman Recognition Award

Brandon Chen earns the AIChE Freshman Recognition Award

UBC Envision always looks forward to the moments when we can recognize members of our projects and teams, for their achievements in the various fields of work they pursue. Brandon Chen, a third-year student at the Chemical and Biological Engineering program in UBC, recently received the AIChE Freshmen Recognition Award at the 2018 Pacific Northwest Regional Conference. The Freshmen Recognition Award...

Chem-E-Car takes the 2018 AIChE Regional Conference

13 April 2018

Chem-E-Car takes the 2018 AIChE Regional Conference

13 April 2018

Chem-E-Car takes the 2018 AIChE Regional Conference

Chem-E-Car takes the 2018 AIChE Regional Conference

The Chem-E-Car team attended the annual Regional Student Conference in Montana State University from April 13 - 14. The conference events include the Regional Chem-E-Car Competition, Regional ChemE Jeopardy Competition and Regional Student Paper and Poster Competitions.

Envision Sister Chapter: Polytechnic University of Catalonia

20 February 2018

Envision Sister Chapter: Polytechnic University of Catalonia

20 February 2018

Envision Sister Chapter: Polytechnic University of Catalonia

Hola, amigos!

We are happy to announce that we are officially AIChE Sister Chapters with the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC)!

Globe and Mail Visits CHBeer!

12 December 2017

Globe and Mail Visits CHBeer!

12 December 2017

Globe and Mail Visits CHBeer!

Globe and Mail Visits CHBeer

On December 12th Globe and Mail reporter Ian Bailey and photographer Darryl Dyck visited the CHBeer team to learn a bit about the project.

Envision teams present at CleanEnergyBC's Generate conference

27 November 2017

Envision teams present at CleanEnergyBC's Generate conference

27 November 2017

Envision teams present at CleanEnergyBC's Generate conference

Presenting sustainable energy solutions.

On November 27th, members of the flow cell team and algae team in Envision attended CleanEnergyBC’s Generate conference, to compete in the student poster competition. The conference focuses on clean energy sloutions and ideas, and gives opportunities for students to showcase their work to the clean energy industry.

2017 UBC Engineering Open House

18 November 2017

2017 UBC Engineering Open House

18 November 2017

2017 UBC Engineering Open House

Opening up to the next generation of engineers.

On Saturday, Envision showcased our projects to prospective engineering students at the 2017 UBC Engineering APSC Open House. The Open House introduces high school students to the academic and career opportunities present in UBC, from the Co-op internship program to engineering design teams.

Envision hosts brewing workshop at the AIChE 2017 Conference

31 October 2017

Envision hosts brewing workshop at the AIChE 2017 Conference

31 October 2017

Envision hosts brewing workshop at the AIChE 2017 Conference

What’s Brewing in Minneapolis?

Shams El Nawawi, Siang Lim, Athanasios Kritharis and Joshua Donaldson attended the 2017 American Institute of Chemical Engineering Conference from October 27th to November 1st where they presented a workshop on CHBeer, UBC Envision’s Automated brewing project.

2nd Place Award at CSChE

28 October 2017

2nd Place Award at CSChE

28 October 2017

2nd Place Award at CSChE

Oral Presentation at CSChE 2017 in Edmonton, AB

Ngai To and Said presented the Open Chem-E initiative, at the 2017 CSChE conference in Edmonton, which strives to improve student learning through computational methods. Their oral presentation received second place and inspired other professors to follow this initiative.

1st Place Award for Chem-E-Quiz in Barcelona

01 October 2017

1st Place Award for Chem-E-Quiz in Barcelona

01 October 2017

1st Place Award for Chem-E-Quiz in Barcelona

10th World Congress of Chemical Engineering

Thanos, Siang, Kyle, Mani, Ray and Ngai To competed in the Chem-E-Car competition for the 10th World Congress of Chemical Engineering in Barcelona.

Printing the Future of Therapeutics in 3D, International Research Roundtable.

03 May 2017

Printing the Future of Therapeutics in 3D, International Research Roundtable.

03 May 2017

Printing the Future of Therapeutics in 3D, International Research Roundtable.

Printing life’s building blocks.

The University of British Columbia and the award-winning bioprinting company Aspect Biosystems successfully co-organized the first “Printing the Future of Therapeutics in 3D” International Research Roundtable.

First Junior Team Taking On AIChE Regionals!

24 April 2017

First Junior Team Taking On AIChE Regionals!

24 April 2017

First Junior Team Taking On AIChE Regionals!

Taking Off The Training Wheels

After learning everything they could from their mentors, the junior team accompanyed the senior team to Oregon State University for the 2017 AIChE Regional Chem-E-Car competition. The rookies did very well for their first race and received silver for their poster, falling short to only the senior UBC team.

The Start of the Algae Project in Generate 2016

27 November 2016

The Start of the Algae Project in Generate 2016

27 November 2016

The Start of the Algae Project in Generate 2016

Kicking off the Algae Project

The annual Clean Energy BC Generate Conference provides students an opportunity to present research projects on clean energy and gain public speaking experience. The junior team - Abhi, Shams, Victor and Said presented their research on algal biofuels. Their project examined the commercial viability of biofuels in comparison with fossil fuels and other renewable sources and investigated novel methods for algae production.

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