6th Annual Graduate Research Symposium & 125 MechE Celebratory Graduate Gala

6th Annual Graduate Research Symposium & 125 MechE Celebratory Graduate Gala

Our graduate students thrive to innovate. On June 4, their research excellence will be on display for the U of T community to see. Register today!

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Video: Celebrating 125 years of Mechanical Engineering

Video: Celebrating 125 years of Mechanical Engineering

This year, the MIE community is proud to celebrate 125 years of research and teaching excellence in mechanical engineering.

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U of T Engineering Supermileage Team Take First in Detroit

U of T Engineering Supermileage Team Take First in Detroit

The team won this year’s Shell Eco-Marathon Americas in Detroit, Michigan, with an efficiency of 3,421 miles per gallon—the equivalent of 6.82 millilitres of gasoline per 10 kilometres.

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Momentum: Engineering Goes Global

Momentum: Engineering Goes Global

MIE is here, there and everywhere. Learn how we are making a global impact through teaching, research and academic initiatives.

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Upcoming Events

OOAC10/MATCH

May. 28 - 29, 8 AM-5 PM
University of Toronto, 40 St George St, Toronto, room 1160


MIE Spring Reunion

May. 30, TBC
Mechanical Building, 5 King's College Rd.


6th Annual Graduate Research Symposium & 125 MechE Celebratory Graduate Gala

Jun. 4, 8 AM - 9 PM
Bahen Centre Atrium (symposium); 89 Chestnut (reception)


Connaught Summer Institute in 3-D Bioprinting

Jun. 15 - Jan. 18, 9 AM to 5 PM
TBD


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Top News

Predicting equipment failure risk

May 22, 2015 — MIE Professor Andrew Jardine is the industry expert on predicting manufacturing failure risk, replacing or repairing at the optimal moment. Needless to say, his software innovation is a hit with manufacturers.

Making babies: could a robotics innovation improve IVF?

May 22, 2015 — Fifteen years ago, the da Vinci system of robotic surgery rocked the medical world with its ability to assist surgeons with difficult surgeries on organs and tissue. Today, MIE Professor Yu Sun is taking robotic surgery to a whole other level — to the cells themselves.

The Bionic Man: Coming Soon?

May 22, 2015 — Hani Naguib’s smart materials group is building artificial muscles, electronic skins and an array of other cool products.

Engineering new coatings that repel water, fight corrosion and withstand heat

May 22, 2015 — For 20-plus years, mechanical engineering professor Javad Mostaghimi (MIE) and his colleagues at the Centre for Advanced Coating Technologies have been conducting basic research into how coatings work and testing and developing new coatings as well as technologies for applying them.

How this Engineering professor is helping drivers keep their eyes on the road

May 21, 2015 — According to recent studies, texting while driving has surpassed drunkenness as the leading cause of death for teen drivers. Find out how Professor Birsen Donmez is finding new ways to reduce distracted driving.

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