From MRI compatible robots for brain surgery, to next-generation concepts for space exploration: Q&A with MDA’s Holly Johnson

May 15, 2018 – Meet Holly Johnson (MechE 0T9 + PEY), MDA’s rising star and youngest manager. She’s worked at MDA, Canada’s largest space company, since her days as a Professional Experience Year (PEY) Co-op student. Since graduating in 2010, Johnson has propelled herself into leadership roles, helping to apply space technology to applications in medical, … Read More

U of T Remembers: Former IndE professor Neville Moray published seminal paper on ‘cocktail party effect’

May 14, 2018 – Neville Moray was a pioneer in exploring the interaction between humans and machines by combining the disciplines of psychology and engineering. His work is still influential today in the development of technologies such as self-driving cars and social network algorithms. Moray had two stints at the University of Toronto – from … Read More

MIE Professor Yu Sun among six U of T Engineering faculty members named Canada Research Chairs

May 3, 2018 – Professor Yu Sun (MIE) has been awarded a chair advancement to Tier 1 Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Micro and Nano Engineering Systems. Professor Sun is among six U of T Engineering faculty members who were recently awarded new, renewed or advanced CRCs. The Canada Research Chairs program enables U of T … Read More

U of T Engineering researchers develop handheld 3D skin printer

May 2, 2018 – U of T Engineering researchers have developed a handheld 3D skin printer that deposits even layers of skin tissues to cover and heal deep wounds. The team believes it to be the first device that forms tissue in situ, depositing and setting in place in two minutes or less. Their research, … Read More

U of T Engineering celebrates student leadership: five MIE students among 2018 Cressy Award winners

April 18, 2018 – Undergraduate and graduate engineering students were recently recognized for their exceptional contributions to the Engineering and University communities with 2018 Gordon Cressy Student Leadership Awards. Five MIE students are among this year’s honourees: Faizan Akbani, Tammi Hawa, Oghosa Igbinakenzua, Dareen Kutob and Marissa Zhang. Prior to the formal awards ceremony at Convocation Hall, students joined Dean Cristina … Read More

Racers, start your (fuel efficient) engines…

April 16, 2018 – On April 4, the U of T Supermileage Team unveiled its newest vehicle, a sleek black bullet-shaped prototype called Shadow. Now in its fifth year, the U of T Engineering student team designs, fabricates, builds and races hyper-fuel-efficient vehicles. From April 18 to 23, the team will be competing in the Shell … Read More

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