MIE Research Spotlight

MIE Research Spotlight

To kick off 125 Years of Mechanical Engineering celebrations, on February 12, Professor Craig Simmons will share his research on treating and replacing diseased and damaged tissues in the body.

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Explore Grad Studies @ MIE by attending Graduate Research Day

Explore Grad Studies @ MIE by attending Graduate Research Day

Considering a graduate degree in engineering? Graduate Research Days at U of T Engineering are taking place February 5 to 7, 2015.

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Engineers explore ideas and culture in Chinese exchange

Engineers explore ideas and culture in Chinese exchange

Faculty and students join international summer exchange at China’s Peking University

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Momentum: Engineering the future

Momentum: Engineering the future

The alumni & industry magazine of the Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

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Oil-spill sponges and a future manufacturing leader

Oil-spill sponges and a future manufacturing leader

MIE graduate student named top 30 under 30 by the Society of Manufacturing Engineers

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Upcoming Events

UT-IMDI CATIA Workshop

Jan. 24, 9AM-5PM
Lassonde Mining Building, MB 123


Basic CAD (2 days)

Jan. 24 - 31, 9 AM to 4 PM
TBC


George Brown Open Shop Hours

Jan. 25, 9:30 AM
1 Dartnell Ave., Campus Building D, D114


George Brown | Basic Machining (Sundays: Jan. 25 & Feb. 1)

Jan. 25 - Feb. 1, 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM
George Brown, D106


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Top News

U of T Engineering receives over $1 million in CFI research funding

MIE Professors Amy Bilton and Eric Diller among six U of T Engineering researchers that received, in total, $1,015,159 from the Canadian Foundation for Innovation (CFI)

Robot caregivers aim to improve seniors' quality of life (CBC News)

Tangy the bingo-playing robot will make its debut as part of pilot study at a long-term care facility in Toronto in the coming weeks. Statistics Canada estimates people aged 65 and older will account for almost a quarter of the population by 2051. Prof. Goldie Nejat at the University of Toronto says health-care robots represent the biggest source of funding for her lab from government and industry.

Celebrating 125 Years of Mechanical Engineering

In 1890, Robert Alexander Ross (1865–1936) was awarded the first BASc/diploma in mechanical engineering from the School of Practical Science. Fast-forward to 2015, and we are excited to celebrate the 125th year of mechanical engineering at U of T.

Professor Sun elected to IEEE Fellow

In January 2015, Professor Yu Sun was elevated to Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) – the institute’s highest grade of membership. The distinction is reserved for members who have attained extraordinary accomplishments in an IEEE field. Less than 0.1 per cent of voting members are selected annually for the member-grade elevation. Prof. Sun’s IEEE Fellow was through the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society (RAS).

Professor Naguib elected ASME Fellow

Professor Hani E. Naguib has been elected to Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers ASME. The Fellow Grade is the highest elected grade of membership within ASME, the attainment of which recognizes exceptional engineering achievements and contributions to the engineering profession. The Fellow grade is considered a distinction among ASME members.

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