News & Features

U of T Engineering Students Design Storage Solution for Small Spaces

– Trying to find more storage space in a small condo is a challenge faced by millions of urban dwellers worldwide. Now, a group of U of T Engineering students has devised a practical solution — their product, the hoopoloop, lets ... Read More


Toronto-Tokyo Partnership Advances Research in Ceramic Wetting Properties

– Jason Tam (MSE 1T2+PEY, MSE PhD candidate) gained much more than a trip to Japan when he elected to participate in the annual UT2 Graduate Students Workshop: he gained invaluable international research experience and a published paper. His findings on ... Read More


The Globe & Mail: Ultra-thin, flexible OLEDs illuminate a new era of lighting

– This year, OTI Lumionics, a Toronto-based startup, showed it could embed wafer-thin OLED lights in the cover of a magazine. Soon, it could be a feature of any surface or bendable screen By Peter Nowak – Special to The Globe ... Read More


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Eta Prime breaks personal speed record in 2018

– The Human Powered Vehicle Design Team (HPVDT) set new milestones at the annual World Human Powered Speed Challenge in September. Valina Sintal (MIE MEng 1T8) became the fastest female rider for HPVDT racing at top speeds of 91.33 km/h on ... Read More

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Honours & Awards

MSE PhD Student Phil De Luna named to the 2019 Forbes Top 30 under 30 Energy List

– Forbes Magazine has an annual list of the “brashest entrepreneurs across the United States and Canada”. From their website: “From creating milk without cows to trucks without drivers, these innovators are shaking up some of the world’s stodgiest industries. The ... Read More


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Professor Nazir Kherani elected as a Fellow of the American Physical Society

– Professor Nazir P. Kherani (MSE/ECE) has been elected as a 2018 APS Fellow by the American Physical Society (APS). Kherani received this prestigious distinction for his contributions to the development of betavoltaic, photovoltaic, and nanoplasmonic devices for long-lived batteries, high ... Read More


Professor Zheng-Hong Lu and Professor Harry Ruda recognized by the Canadian Academy of Engineering

– Twelve members of the U of T Engineering community, including two from MSE, have been recognized by the Canadian Academy of Engineering with fellowships and scholarships. The CAE is a national institution through which Canada’s most distinguished and experienced engineers ... Read More

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