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

Early Researcher Awards support U of T Engineering research on smart materials, cancer technology and more

August 23, 2016 — Professors Tobin Filleter and Edmond Young among six U of T Engineering professors to receive Early Researcher Awards from the Ontario Ministry of Research, Innovation and Science.

#Rio2016: How ‘moneyball’ research can help amateur athletes reach for Olympic gold

August 12, 2016 — Tennis fan Professor Timothy Chan (MIE) is applying his expertise in mathematical optimization, originally developed to improve the delivery of health care, to help amateur sports federations across the country make the most of their limited resources.

Olympic boxers strike hard with the help of U of T Engineering alumnus

August 5, 2016 — Hykso's sensor, created by U of T Engineering alumnus Khalil Zahar (MechE MASc 1T4) uses both accelerometers and gyroscopes to gather data about hand movements, taking samples 1,000 times per second.

Recycling carbon dioxide: U of T researchers efficiently reduce climate-warming CO2 into building blocks for fuels

August 4, 2016 — Turning carbon dioxide into stored energy sounds like science fiction: researchers have long tried to find simple ways to convert this greenhouse gas into fuels and other useful chemicals. Now, a group of researchers led by Professor Ted Sargent (ECE) has found a more efficient way, through the wonders of nanoengineering. MIE Professors David Sinton and Tobin Filleter collaborated on the work.

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.

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