Trying to find more storage space in a small condo is a challenge faced by millions of urban dwellers worldwide. Now, a group of U of T Engineering students has devised a practical solution — their product, the hoopoloop, lets residents use the round structural columns found in many condos to mount and store objects … Read More
Jason Tam (MSE 1T2+PEY, MSE PhD candidate) gained much more than a trip to Japan when he elected to participate in the annual UT2 Graduate Students Workshop: he gained invaluable international research experience and a published paper. His findings on the wetting properties of rare earth oxide ceramics recently appeared in the Journal of Materials … Read More
This year, OTI Lumionics, a Toronto-based startup, showed it could embed wafer-thin OLED lights in the cover of a magazine. Soon, it could be a feature of any surface or bendable screen By Peter Nowak – Special to The Globe & Mail The next big step in technology could very well be a flexible one … Read More
The Human Powered Vehicle Design Team (HPVDT) set new milestones at the annual World Human Powered Speed Challenge in September. Valina Sintal (MIE MEng 1T8) became the fastest female rider for HPVDT racing at top speeds of 91.33 km/h on the team’s second bike, Bluenose. Calvin Moes (MSE PhD Candidate) rode his bike Eta Prime … Read More
Previous research experience, including a stint in South Africa, under her belt MSE student Mahta Massoud (1T8 + PEY Co-op) wanted to stretch her abilities. A year later, Massoud successfully completed an international corporate-based PEY Co-op position with Agfa Belgium. MSE’s Kendra Hunter spoke with Massoud about the experience. 1) Why did you want to … Read More
Nine floors filled with interactive exhibits made for a fully immersive experience for more than 500 members of the U of T Engineering community at the Myhal Centre Open House, held on Sept. 13. The experiential event enabled faculty, staff, students, alumni and friends to engage with the state-of-the-art facilities, learning spaces, institutes and centres … Read More
Landing at U of T Engineering by way of Beijing, Montreal, Zurich and Boston, Professor Yu Zou (MSE) brings international experience, and a passion for creating stronger and lighter 3D-printed metallic materials. Applicable to every industry, Zou’s core focus is improving materials developed for aerospace and healthcare needs. MSE’s Kendra Hunter sat down with Zou … Read More
After the bridge collapse in Italy, Toronto should take a look at its own infrastructure. University of Toronto Engineering Professor Doug D. Perovic joins guest host Arlene Bynon to talk about the risks of structures collapsing in our city. Listen to the full On Point interview.
Professor Doug Perovic speaks to CTV News Network on the Genoa bridge collapse and factors that contributed to the catastrophic failure. Watch the complete interview.
Watch Video: Italy disaster sparks Canadian infrastructure concerns By Leeanna McLean, Digital Reporter for The Weather Network A 50-metre high section of the bridge, including a tower that anchored several stays, crashed down with as many as 35 vehicles driving on it in torrential rain. Huge slabs of reinforced concrete plunged onto two warehouses, train tracks and … Read More