News & Features

Cooking oil coating prevents bacteria from growing on food processing equipment

– Many foods produced on an industrial scale include raw ingredients mixed together in enormous stainless steel machines that can be difficult to clean. With repeated use, equipment surfaces get minute scratches and grooves, providing bacteria and biofilms the perfect place ... Read More


The National: ‘Inexcusable’ mistakes-Radiohead still wants answers 6 years after fatal stage collapse

– Ministry of Labour report suggests multiple engineering and construction errors; Professor Doug Perovic, who was part of a team of engineers who originally investigated the collapse comments By Katie Nicholson, CBC News Radiohead drummer Philip Selway is calling the mistakes outlined ... Read More


Jun Nogami honoured with prestigious award from The University of Tokyo

– Professor Jun Nogami (MSE) has been elected as a Fellow of the School of Engineering at The University of Tokyo. Nogami, who is chair of the Department of Materials Science & Engineering, received this prestigious designation during the 2018 UT2 ... Read More


Heffernans expand fellowships with additional $3-million gift

– Gerald Heffernan (MMS 4T3) and his wife Geraldine have a long history of helping outstanding Canadian business graduates and engineers transform discoveries into commercial products with economic and societal impact.  A new $3-million gift to the Faculty of Applied Science ... 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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