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Hatchery startup builds exoskeletons to help children with disabilities walk

June 20, 2017 – Few product tests are as emotional as the one Manmeet Maggu performed at his brother’s house near Delhi last summer. The U of T MBA student was watching as his eight-year-old nephew Praneit, who suffers from severe cerebral palsy, was hoisted into a robotic exoskeleton device built by his startup, Trexo … Read More

Convocation 2017: Meet MIE’s Grads to Watch

June 12, 2017 – On Tuesday, June 13, MIE is proud to graduate a new class of engineers who aim to change the world. Here are just a few of the amazing grads of 2017: Amreen Poonawala About Amreen: I am industrial engineering graduate, pursuing a career in consulting. I have been involved in numerous … Read More

Engineering the perfect NHL team: U of T Engineering researchers create draft optimizer for new Las Vegas expansion

June 12, 2017 – Hockey fans around the world are waiting anxiously to find out who will be drafted to the NHL’s new expansion team, the Las Vegas Golden Knights. Industrial Engineering Professor Timothy Chan and his team of students already have an idea of who may have made the cut — though no one … Read More

Professor Craig Simmons receives Ontario Professional Engineers Award

June 7, 2017 – Professor Craig Simmons is among six members of the U of T Engineering community to be honoured by the Ontario Society of Professional Engineers (OSPE) and Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO) with 2017 Ontario Professional Engineers Awards. Professor Simmons garnered the Research and Development Medal, for engineers who have advanced knowledge in … Read More

MIE’s Christopher Sun awarded Vanier Scholarship

June 6, 2017 – Christopher Sun (IndE PhD candidate) is among four U of T Engineering students who will each receive $150,000 from the 2017 Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships. The funding will support research into everything from faster download speeds to technologies to repair damaged hearts. The Vanier Scholarship recognizes doctoral students at Canadian universities who … Read More

Three MIE professors recognized with Connaught New Researcher Awards

June 5, 2017 – MIE professors Eric Diller, Tobin Filleter and Edmond Young have been recognized with the Connaught New Researcher Award. The annual awards are only provided to U of T assistant professors within the first five years of a tenured-stream academic appointment to help them establish strong research programs. This year the Connaught Fund is … Read More

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