How does water behave in space? MIE researchers tackle longstanding mystery

How does water behave in space? MIE researchers tackle longstanding mystery

MIE post-doctoral fellow Aaron Persad and Professor Charles Ward have an experiment aboard ‪SpaceX‬ CRS-9, which successfully launched and headed for the International Space Station (ISS)

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Students showcase innovative research at 7th Annual Graduate Research Symposium

Students showcase innovative research at 7th Annual Graduate Research Symposium

On June 9, MIE held its 7th Annual Graduate Research Symposium. More than 80 research poster and oral presentations took place throughout the day.

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Momentum: Engineering Smart Cities

Momentum: Engineering Smart Cities

Will the future of our city be a better or worse place to live? How do we optimize health care? How can we help abroad? Find out how MIE researchers, students and alumni are engineering smarter cities at home and abroad.

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Meet three robots engineered at U of T that could improve – or save – your life

Meet three robots engineered at U of T that could improve – or save – your life

Take a closer look at the innovative robots being developed in Professor Goldie Nejat and Yu Sun's labs.

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Watch: Your Future, Our Future

Watch: Your Future, Our Future

Watch the full lively discussion on how mechanical engineering research can be applied to industry, and more importantly, how this research will make a positive impact on society.

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Designing across cultures: MIE’s international capstone course

Designing across cultures: MIE’s international capstone course

MIE fourth-year international capstone course allows students to work collaboratively across continents and cultures on industry-sponsored engineering projects.

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Improving defibrillator accessibility to save more lives

Improving defibrillator accessibility to save more lives

Graduate student Christopher Sun and the Applied Optimization Lab are researching and optimizing the distribution of artificial electronic defibrillators (AEDs) in Toronto.

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Events @ MIE

Events @ MIE

Check out our events page for upcoming seminars, info sessions, celebrations and networking events in our department.

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Top News

Professor Scott Sanner joins U of T Engineering

July 27, 2016 — Professor Scott P. Sanner, an international expert in information engineering, joined the Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering on April 1, 2016.

Two new faculty cross-appointed with CivE and MIE

July 27, 2016 — Collaboration is the key to success of two new professors that are cross-appointed with the Departments of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, and Civil Engineering. Professors Marianne Touchie (CivE, MIE) and Fae Azhari (MIE, CivE) joined the Faculty at the beginning of July.

Engineering professors and alumni receive Ontario Professional Engineers Awards

July 21, 2016 — John Yeow (MASc MIE 0T0, PhD MIE 0T3) and Ted Maulucci (MechE 8T9) among seven U of T engineers honoured by the Ontario Society of Professional Engineers (OSPE) and Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO) with Ontario Professional Engineers Awards.

How does water behave in space? U of T researchers tackle longstanding mystery

July 18, 2016 — MIE post-doctoral fellow Aaron Persad and Professor Charles Ward have an experiment aboard ‪SpaceX‬ CRS-9 from Cape Canaveral, Florida, which successfully launched today headed for the International Space Station (ISS)

Professors Kamran Behdinan and Nasser Ashgriz recognized by CSME

July 7, 2016 — The MIE professors were recently honoured by the Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineering (CSME) with the Robert W. Angus Medal and a CSME Fellowship, respectively.

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