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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

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

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