News & Features

CBC News: Doug Perovic comments on 120 water main breaks caused by extreme cold

– Deep freeze, then quick thaw could mean more potholes, water main breaks, city warns Extreme cold has already caused 120 water main breaks since Dec. 28, city says Kirthana Sasitharan, CBC News  (January 06, 2018) Toronto’s rollercoaster temperature ride this weekend, ... Read More

Check that list-U of T Engineering Holiday Gift Guide has something for everyone

– A OLED Lamp created by MSE alumni, a build-it-yourself robot kit, a revolutionary pressure cooker and a first-of-its-kind universal hex key are just a few of the items — all designed by U of T Engineering alumni and students — ... Read More

The Varsity: U of T researchers receive $200,000 to tackle global health issues

– Grand Challenges Canada (GCC) has awarded two global health projects based at U of T with $200,000 to tackle problems such as food contamination and nutritional deficiency in developing countries. GCC, supported by the Government of Canada through Global Affairs ... Read More

Remembering victims of the Montreal Massacre: Commemorating the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

– Every year on Dec. 6, people across the country remember the victims of École Polytechnique shooting and raise awareness about gender-based violence. At U of T, events are taking place across all three campuses for the National Day of Remembrance ... Read More

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Honours & Awards

Nine Engineering professors and alumni inducted into the Canadian Academy of Engineering

– Nine members of the U of T Engineering community have been inducted as fellows of the Canadian Academy of Engineering (CAE), including MMS alumni Christopher Pickles and John Young

MSE students and faculty recognized by AIST

– The Association for Iron & Steel Technology acknowledged research done by MSE faculty, undergraduate students, and graduate students in steelmaking and process metallurgy

Hart Teaching Innovation Professorships: Six innovative ways U of T Engineering enriches the student experience

– MSE Professor Scott Ramsay was named one of six inaugural Hart Teaching Innovation Professors

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