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Who is U of T? What a combined 65 years of service looks like

September 19, 2018 — This fall, the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) for the Division of the Vice-President & Provost, Catherine Gagne, and her husband, Engineering Professor Jim Wallace, will each receive the University of Toronto (U of T) Long Service Award, for 25 and 40 years of service respectively. A look into their combined 65 … Read More

Michael Carter elected Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences

September 14, 2018 — For more than 30 years, Professor Michael Carter (MIE) has led the way in improving health-care delivery in Toronto. In recognition of his decades of service, Carter has been elected Fellow of the country’s highest health-related scholarly body, the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences (CAHS). Carter is the first industrial engineer inducted into the CAHS, … Read More

MIE PhD Candidate awarded Vanier Scholarship worth $150K

September 7, 2018 — Shane Saunderson, along with five other U of T Engineering doctoral students, been named 2018 recipients of the prestigious Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships. Worth $50,000 a year for three years for a total of $150,000, the funding supports leading-edge doctoral research, including projects on human-robot interaction, therapeutic applications of reversing blindness, … Read More

Meet the international Pearson Scholars starting in U of T Engineering this fall

Pearson Scholars

September 5, 2018 — Congratulations to Devansh Khare (Year 1 MechE), one of seven bright U of T Engineering first-year students to receive a Lester B. Pearson International Scholarship. This story originally appeared on U of T Engineering News. Adriana Diaz Lozano Patiño (Year 1 EngSci) has dreamt of being an engineer since she was 12 years old. As one … Read More

IndE student travels the world as Sidewalk Fellow to help shape the city’s waterfront vision

August 29, 2018 — Carol Yeung (Year 4 IndE) along wtih fellow U of T Engineering student Paul Seufert (Year 4 EngSci) and are about to head back to school after having an unforgettable summer spent travelling the world. But what’s unusual about their experience is that their time abroad has the potential to influence urban policy for years to … Read More

More than half of drivers don’t look for cyclists and pedestrians before turning right, reveals MIE study

August 9, 2018 — MIE researchers studied the eye movements of drivers at busy Toronto intersections and found that more than half failed to make necessary scans for pedestrians or cyclists at right turns. During a summer that has seen a string of vehicle-pedestrian and vehicle-cyclist accidents in the city — with 21 fatalities as … Read More

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