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

Craig Simmons elected fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering

April 9, 2018 -Professor Craig Simmons (MIE / IBBME) has been inducted as a fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) in recognition of the U of T engineer’s contributions to heart valve disease research and methodologies to create mechanically dynamic microtissue models. Election into the AIMBE’s College of Fellows is among the … Read More

CERT team advances to finals of Carbon XPRIZE

April 9, 2018 – The U of T Engineering-led team working to capture greenhouse gas and recycle it into useful chemicals has advanced to the finals of the international NRG COSIA Carbon XPRIZE. The competition presents this challenge: capture carbon emissions from power plants and efficiently convert them into valuable chemical products. Finalists were revealed … Read More

Two MIE students recognized for academic and extracurricular excellence by OPEFE

April 6, 2018 – From varsity track stars to aerospace team leaders, 10 remarkable undergraduate students were honoured by the Ontario Professional Engineers Foundation for Education (OPEFE) for excelling both within and beyond the classroom. Scholarships totalling $15,000 were presented to students at a reception held in U of T’s Galbraith Building on March 19. “It’s an … Read More

Professor Chul B. Park among three new NSERC Industrial Research Chairs

April 6, 2018 – Professor Chul B. Park is among three U of T Engineering researchers who have partnered with leading companies to strengthen technological innovation and enhance sustainability in pulp & paper, manufacturing and natural resources — sectors that are all key drivers of the Canadian economy. The NSERC Industrial Research Chairs (IRCs) provide … Read More

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