Science: MSE’s Phil De Luna say we’re on the cusp of a carbon dioxide–recycling revolution

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By Matt Warren, Science Every year, the billions of metric tons of carbon dioxide (CO2) we release into the atmosphere add to the growing threat of climate change. But what if we could simply recycle all that wasted CO2 and turn it into something useful? By adding electricity, water, and a variety of catalysts, scientists … Read More

MSE PhD student proposes how we could use climate-warming CO2 for good

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The thousands of metric tons of carbon dioxide (CO2) emitted from power plants each year doesn’t have to go into the atmosphere. Researchers are optimistic that within the next decade we will be able to affordably capture CO2 waste and convert it into useful molecules for feedstock, biofuels, pharmaceuticals, or renewable fuels. Now a team of … Read More

MSE Alumnus Mikhail Burke New Dean’s Advisor on Black Inclusivity Initiatives and Student Inclusion & Transition Mentor

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Mikhail Burke (MSE 1T2, IBBME PhD 1T8) was appointed to the role of Dean’s Advisor on Black Inclusivity Initiatives and Student Inclusion & Transition Mentor at U of T Engineering. As a student, he was instrumental in founding the ENGage outreach program and served as president of the National Society of Black Engineers’ U of … Read More

March 12–16 is Global Engineering Week at U of T Engineering

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From mitigating climate change to enhancing human health, engineers are at the forefront of addressing challenges that transcend borders. In creating novel technologies and innovative approaches, they must ensure that their solutions are appropriate for the needs of local communities all around the world. Global Engineering Week, which runs from March 12–16, challenges U of … Read More