MIE student Zhenglin Liu delivers speech at UN climate change conference

February 1, 2019 – This past December, mechanical engineering student Zhenglin Liu (Year 4 MIE) delivered a speech to a room full of world leaders and activists at the Conference of the Parties (COP), a major international meeting on climate change hosted by the United Nations in Katowice, Poland. A few days later, he spoke … Read More

Falling through the cracks: The tragic story of a life failed by the heathcare system

January 15, 2019 – Greg Price was a young, physically fit mechanical engineer living in Alberta when he first told his doctor he was concerned about one of his testicles during a routine medical examination. After some tests, the doctor said he didn’t see anything unusual and told Greg to come back in a year, … Read More

Centre for Healthcare Engineering celebrates 10 years of innovation

October 3, 2018 — High atop the Myhal Centre for Engineering Innovation & Entrepreneurship, a group of 100 engineering graduate students, faculty members, research scientists, and alumni gathered on October 1 to mark a decade of progress toward the goal of smarter health-care delivery. The expansive terrace on the Dr. Woo Hon Fai Innovation Floor … Read More

High performance: Meet Kirti Saxena, elite athlete joining MIE

October 2, 2018 — For many students starting university, a question lurks in the back of their minds: how will they conquer this new challenge? For Kirti Saxena (MechE Year 1), thriving under pressure is just part of hertraining. Saxena is a seasoned wrestler who has represented Team Canada at several world championships. Now, she’s ready to … Read More

Professor Scott Sanner named Vector Institute Faculty Affiliate

September 28, 2018 — Professor Scott Sanner is among eight U of T Engineering researchers named Vector Institute Faculty Affiliates. The Vector Institute for Artificial Intelligence brings together leading researchers in deep learning, machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) generally, from across Ontario. Affiliates from U of T Engineering are: Jason Anderson (ECE) Vaughn Betz (ECE) Tom Chau (IBBME) Jonathan … Read More

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

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