Research at MIE

Groundbreaking research is conducted at MIE in eight main areas led by faculty in over 50 different research groups and laboratories.

MIE professors collaborate with students, postdoctoral fellows, industry and community partners and colleagues across the University.

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Community Spotlight


Maeesha Biswas (IndE 2T1+1+PEY)

Maeesha Biswas discovered early on that she thrives on community and creativity. While the last year and a half has been challenging, the pandemic didn’t slow her down on seeking out opportunities to explore new projects and connect with those around her.

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Max Glidden (MechE 2T0+PEY)

Max Glidden’s pathway to convocation wasn’t as straightforward as he imagined it would be when he first arrived at U of T.  As he moves on from MIE he can safely say that while things don’t always go according to plan it doesn’t mean your goals can’t be achieved.

Seif Elashry at the Our Winning Shot vaccine clinic at Scotiabank Arena on June 27th, 2021.

Seif Elashry (IndE 1T9+PEY)

On June 27th, 2021 the city of Toronto administered 26,771 vaccines, breaking the North American record for the most COVID-19 vaccines administrated in one day at a single clinic. IndE alumn, Seif Elashry was part of the team that made this record-breaking clinic possible.

Prospective Students

Undergraduate Studies

Our undergraduate students learn the principles of their disciplines by attending courses taught by our world-renowned faculty and gain real-world experience working with companies and organizations related to their fields of interest.

MIE students have the opportunity to:

  • graduate with 600 hours of professional training
  • tailor your studies to your interests in third and fourth year
  • choose to complete the Professional Experience Year program and gain paid work experience


Graduate Studies

Our alumni and current students are the best testament to the value of a U of T Engineering graduate degree. Whether you’re interested in a career as a leader in an engineering firm, the CEO of your own company, a researcher advancing their field, a world-class educator or an aspiring astronaut, graduate study can lead to innumerable opportunities across all sectors and environments.

MIE offers three graduate programs:

  • the professional Master of Engineering (MEng) program
  • the research-based Master of Applied Science (MASc)
  • the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programs

Faculty Initiatives

Equity, Diversity & Inclusion

U of T Engineering is committed to creating an equitable, inclusive and professional environment for all students, staff and faculty.

Read more about our commitment to EDI

Engineering for the World

Where in the world will engineering take you? Our students and alumni engage with their communities and the world with a global perspective.

Learn more about global opportunities

U of T Engineering CONNECT

Whether you are an alumnus, PhD candidate or current undergraduate student, U of T Engineering CONNECT is a gateway to enriching your professional and personal network.

Join U of T Engineering CONNECT

Giving Opportunities

Your generous gifts enable us to enhance our world-class research programs, improve our infrastructure, strengthen our support for students, and develop new educational programs.

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