One small step for man, one giant leap for these U of T engineering students

May 25, 2017 – University of Toronto engineering students recently completed a project that was out of this world, in more ways than one. They brought the far-off prospect of a mission to Mars a little closer to reality by devising a possible solution to a problem with deep space travel: the need to pack light … Read More

Grads to Watch: Meet 14 global engineering leaders

May 24, 2017 – At Spring Convocation on June 13, 2017, more than 1,800 U of T Engineering students will mark both the end of one journey and the beginning of another. Having enriched the U of T Engineering community as undergraduate and graduate students, they will transition into our vibrant, global network of Skule™ Alumni, where they will … Read More

“People feel welcome here:” Surge in international applications continues at U of T

May 24, 2017 – From Australia to Zimbabwe, students from abroad are applying to the University of Toronto in record numbers. For the seven months leading up to May 1, international applications are up 24 per cent. The university has seen an across-the-board increase in interest from the three countries that are its top sources of … Read More

Video: 2017 Young Engineer Achievement Award – Amy Bilton

May 24, 2017 – Professor Amy Bilton is Engineers Canada’s recipient of the 2017 Young Engineer Achievement Award. In the video below, she shares insights on her research, mentorship and why she became an engineer.

Bringing graduate research to the forefront

May 23, 2017 – On May 18, MIE graduate students brought their research excellence to the forefront at the 8th Annual MIE Graduate Research Symposium. The event saw nearly 80 research projects on display at Hart House, through poster and oral presentations. The research topics ranged from designing a summative evaluation of ambient activity technologies … Read More

Bright ideas: researchers, entrepreneurs, industry leaders at U of T conference exploring future of light

May 19, 2017 – Most associate insomnia with the dark. But Amol Rao (IndE MEng 1T7) says we should pay more attention to our lights. Rao cites a growing body of research that shows nighttime exposure to blue wavelength light – the type that illuminates our smartphones, tablets and laptops – messes with the body’s internal clock, … Read More

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