News & Features


I know what you did this summer

– MSE students tackle summer projects to develop innovative educational kits that translate materials science and engineering to their peers

Wang, Zhirui

Experts question the safety of wired glass

– Professor Zhirui Wang provides expert commentary on the safety of wired glass to the Globe and Mail

Perovic, Doug D.

What’s making glass fall from the sky in Toronto?

– Professor Doug Perovic tells CityNews Toronto of an inherent impurity that is causing glass to continue to fall from buildings in the city

OTI Lumionics OLED panel

Six ways sustainable lighting transforms cities, health, business and the environment

– "Green" lighting – the solution to rising energy costs and demand

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Honours & Awards

Erb, Uwe

Nanomaterials expert and educator inducted into Canadian Academy of Engineering

– Professor Uwe Erb honoured for distinguished contributions to engineering in Canada


Alumnus recognized for advancing clean steel technologies and leadership contributions to industry

– Dr. Hans Schade receives the 2014 Benjamin F. Fairless Award from the Association for Iron & Steel Technology (AIST)

Sadoway, Donald R.

Distinguished alumnus and materials educator recognized for effective use of new media in engaging students and the public

– Alumnus and MIT professor Donald R. Sadoway receives the 2014 Norm Augustine Award for Outstanding Achievement in Engineering Communications from American Association of Engineering Societies (AAES)

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