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Two MIE engineers honoured by Engineers Canada

April 21, 2017 – Engineers Canada has recognized MIE professor Amy Bilton and MIE alumnus Ted Maulucci (MechE 8T9). The national awards celebrate engineers who have made distinguished contributions to Canada. Professor Bilton received the Young Engineer Achievement Award, recognizing an engineer under 36 years of age for outstanding contributions. Maulucci garnered the Meritorious Service Award … Read More

MIE grad Reza Nosrati is channeling new approaches to assisted reproduction

April 19, 2017 – For infertile couples, the expense, duration and low success rates of assisted reproduction can make the process a physical and emotional ordeal. Reza Nosrati (MechE PhD 1T6), a postdoctoral researcher at Queen’s University aims to change that. Using microfluidics and advanced microscopy, he and his colleagues are developing simple but functional technologies … Read More

Hatchery startup Genecis receives RBC Prize for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

April 17, 2017 – Genecis, a student startup devoted to recycling food scraps into value-added products, has won the $5,000 second-place prize in the early-stage category of the inaugural RBC Prize for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. The business pitch competition, held March 31, aims to reward and accelerate the best startups coming out of U of … Read More

Ontario Professional Engineers Foundation for Education honours top undergraduate students

April 17, 2017 – Two MIE students are among 10 of U of T Engineering’s top undergraduate students recognized by the Ontario Professional Engineers Foundation for Education (OPEFE) for high academic achievement and co-curricular contributions. Two entrance scholarships and eight in-course scholarships totalling $15,000 were presented to students at a reception held in the Bahen … Read More

MIE celebrates capstone students at 2017 Design Expo & Chair’s Reception

April 7, 2017 – On April 6, more than 100 faculty, students, industry clients, alumni and proud parents celebrated the achievements of MIE’s capstone design students. Over 250 students worked in teams to complete 66 projects for top industry clients. This year, the department was proud to introduce two new award prizes, the John H. … Read More

Engineering students present innovative design solutions at Multidisciplinary Capstone Showcase

April 3, 2017 – This year, 116 fourth-year undergraduate students from various engineering programs formed 24 multidisciplinary design teams to take on industry challenges, as part of  U of T Engineering’s Multidisciplinary Capstone Project (MCP) course. The unique MCP course requires students to apply technical knowledge in a multidisciplinary environment. After 8 months of collaborating … Read More

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