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MIE alumnus Nick Di Donato receives Ontario Professional Engineers Award

May 25, 2018 – Nick Di Donato (IndE 8T1) is among three U of T Engineers to be honoured by the Ontario Society of Professional Engineers (OSPE) and Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO) with Ontario Professional Engineers Awards. Di Donato received the Citizenship Award, honouring an engineer who has made significant contributions to society. “These prestigious awards recognize … Read More

Art-inspired engineering researchers use sound and visuals to simulate blood-flow patterns of brain aneurysms

 May 23, 2018 – U of T Engineering researchers are combining audio and art to provide better, standardized ways of simulating and understanding medical imaging of brain aneurysms. Currently, if a patient comes into a medical clinic with an unruptured brain aneurysm, a clinician’s decision to operate or leave it, depends on risk factors … Read More

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

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