A former director of the pulp and paper centre and interim director of the institute for computing, information and cognitive systems at ubc, olson was associate dean of research and industry partnerships at the faculty of applied science from 2014 until his appointment as interim dean in june 2017. Sessional instructor, mathematics department, the university of british columbia, canada research associate, mechanical engineering department and pulp and paper centre, the university of british columbia, canada. Pulp and paper centre, ubc, vancouver, british columbia 627 likes 3 talking about this 12 were here the ppc is an inter-disciplinary, cross-faculty.
Mailing address: department of mechanical engineering, ubc 6250 applied science lane vancouver, bc canada v6t 1z4 street address: room 308 pulp and paper centre. Our research objective the applied fluid mechanics laboratory (afm) focuses on the application of fluid mechanics principles to solve important industrial and biological problems our lab our lab equipment includes high speed computers, a particle image velocimetry system, highspeed video cameras, flowloops, and a windtunnel. Pulp and paper centre the university of british columbia, vancouver, british columbia area(s) of expertise what the facility does research for the benefit of the pulp and paper industry research services process optimization, technology development, product development sectors of application chemical industries. Current research i am currently in charge of the low consistency refining facility at the pulp and paper centre as part of this i am scheduling, conducting and evaluating trials for students and industry partners.
Engineering co-op office the engineering co-op office is located on the first floor of the pulp and paper centre at ubc mechanical engineering students have the option of completing relevant, technical, paid co-op work terms as part of their degree. Ubc ca centre is an inter-disciplinary, cross-faculty research centre with specialized laboratories and offices for graduate students, post-doctoral nbsp about pulp and paper centre – ubc pulp and paper centre – the houses collaborative post-graduate research and education programs of the university of british columbia (ubc. Ubc has been an active participant in the development of the 2016 forest sector competitiveness strategy in partnership with the bc ministry of forests, lands and natural resource operations, fp innovations and forest sector ceos, including those of canfor, catalyst, paper excellence, west fraser, domtar and harmac pacific.
Ubc pulp and paper research centre home page pulp and paper centre collaborative research and teaching centre for the pulp and paper industry, based in the university of british columbia. Successive directors of the ubc pulp and paper centre, assisting with the academic supervision of graduate students and postdoctoral fellows, and working to maintain and develop vital relationships between ubc and the pulp and paper industry. Lawrence frank professor [email protected] health and community design lab west mall annex, room 235, school of community and regional planning university of british columbia, vancouver bc launch bioenergy water.
A novel methodology was used to create a highly porous foam-formed paper that is bonded with highly refined cellulose fiber in this process, cellulose pulp suspension at various consistencies (0. Dr james olson has stepped down as director of the pulp and paper centre at the university of british columbia and accepted a new position with the faculty of applied science as associate dean for research and industrial partnerships. The pulp and paper centre in the university of british columbia's faculty of applied science is the beneficiary of a new grant program funded by norskecanada, bc's largest producer of paper products. University of british columbia pulp and paper centre university of massachusetts lowell miami (ohio) university north carolina state university university - pulp and paper research and education center at auburn university state university of new york university of toronto pulp & paper centre university of washington university of.
The pulp and paper centre is an inter-disciplinary, cross-faculty research centre with specialized laboratories and offices for graduate students, post doctoral fellows, research engineers and faculty who conduct research for the benefit of the current and future pulp and paper industry. The grant, funded by the natural sciences and engineering research council of canada (nserc) and a consortium of 16 mechanical pulp companies, invests in the expertise and infrastructure of ubc’s pulp and paper centre and in new approaches to innovation developed by researchers from the universities of british columbia, victoria, toronto, and. New director for ubc pulp and paper centre mar 23, 2011 vancouver, canada—march 23, 2011—dr james olson, professor in the department of mechanical engineering, has been announced as the new director for ubc’s pulp and paper centre.