Samantha Stuart (MSE 1T8 + PEY) receives 2019 Gordon Cressy Student Leadership Award

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  Samantha Stuart (MSE 1T8 + PEY) is one of the eighteen U of T Engineering students who were presented with the 2019 Gordon Cressy Student Leadership Awards today. Prior to the formal awards ceremony, recipients joined Vice Dean, Undergraduate Tom Coyle at the annual Dean’s Tea to celebrate their accomplishments. “Your meaningful contributions have … Read More

MSE Students Recognize Top Educators – 2019 IMPACT Student Choice Awards

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Left: Prof. Nogami (Professor & Chair of MSE) receiving the Instructor of the Year Award on behalf of Prof. Kinnor Chattopadhya; Right: Jak Li receiving the Teaching Assistant of the Year Award from Marco Montoya (Chair of the MSE club) The winners of the 2019 IMPACT Student Choice Awards for Instructor and Teaching Assistant (TA) of … Read More

MSE grad student received Best Poster Presenter Award at the 51st CANADIAN MINERAL PROCESSORS CONFERENCE

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Congratulations to Nahid Molaei, MSE PhD candidate, who received the Best Poster Presenter Award at the 51st CANADIAN MINERAL PROCESSORS (CMP) CONFERENCE. The CMP Conference featured presentations on various aspects of mineral processing including comminution, flotation, gold and iron ore processing, mineralogy, mill optimization, and process control. Nahid Molaei is part of the Sustainable Mineral … Read More

Matthew Chen (MSE 1T7 + PEY, MSE MASc candidate) received a Varsity Blues Academic Excellence Award

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U of T Engineering student-athletes at the 2019 Academic Excellence Breakfast. Top row (L-R): Matthew Chen (MSE 1T7 + PEY, MSE MASc candidate), Megan Kamachi (IBBME MASc candidate), Zach Frangos (Year 2 ChemE), Osvald Nitski (Year 3 MechE), Tanner Young-Schultz (CompE 1T8 + PEY, ECE MASc candidate), Jacob Weber (Year 3 EngSci). Bottom row (L-R): … Read More

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

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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 list features 600 trailblazers in 20 industries.”  PhD candidate Phil De Luna has been named … Read More

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

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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 efficiency Si heterojunction solar cells, graded gratings for high sensitivity bio/chem-sensing applications, and contributions to … Read More

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

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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 provide strategic advice on matters of critical importance to Canada. Professors Frank Kschischang (ECE), Zheng-Hong … Read More

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

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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 of Nanobioengineering. Chan develops nanotechnology for the diagnosis and treatment of cancer and infectious diseases. … Read More

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

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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 to crippling pain and a return to full mobility for patients – like the ability … Read More

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

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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