News & Features

MSE Students Featured in “Grads to Watch 2018”

– At Spring Convocation on June 19, 2018, more than 1,400 U of T Engineering students will mark the end of one journey and the beginning of another. Having enriched the U of T Engineering community as undergraduate and graduate students, they ... Read More


Mining your phone: Recovering rare earth elements from e-waste

– A retired smartphone languishing in a drawer may seem nearly worthless, but from a material point of view, it’s a gold mine. Professor Gisele Azimi (ChemE, MSE) and her team are developing new methods for recovering strategic materials — including rare earth ... Read More


Professor Zheng-Hong Lu and Professor Glenn Hibbard (MSE) are two of seven Engineering faculty named Canada Research Chairs

– Two U of T Engineering researchers have been awarded new Canada Research Chairs by the federal government this spring. Professor Warren Chan (IBBME) has been named a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Nanobioengineering. He is currently the U of T Distinguished Professor ... Read More


Human-Powered Vehicle Design Team debut latest vehicle at ASME competition

– Arbiter, a streamlined trike with monocoque carbon fiber construction and full suspension, placed second in design and innovation at the 2018 ASME Human Powered Vehicle Challenge in April. Held at Penn State University, the Human-Powered Vehicle Design Team (HPVDT), consisting ... Read More

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Honours & Awards

New joints for arthritis sufferers research project receives Connaught Innovation Award support

– For millions of Canadians with hands gnarled by arthritis, a promising new treatment could see their diseased joints replaced with new tissue-engineered joints developed at the University of Toronto. If testing proves successful, the regenerated joints could mean an end ... Read More


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

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