UT2-Mac Joint Graduate Student Workshop: “Engineering for a Brighter Future”

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First UT2-Mac Joint Graduate Student Workshop: “Engineering for a Brighter Future”

– From June 25 to 29, U of T Engineering hosted professors and graduate students from the University of Toyko for the first UT2-Mac Joint Graduate Student Workshop between the University of Tokyo, McMaster University, and the University of Toronto. The ... Read More


Professor Glenn Hibbard appointed Chair of the Department of Materials Science & Engineering

– Professor Glenn Hibbard has been appointed Chair of the Department of Materials Science & Engineering (MSE) for a three-years term, beginning July 1, 2019. Hibbard first joined the Department of Materials Science & Engineering in 2004. He was promoted to ... Read More


In Memoriam – Gerald A Turner (1939 – 2019)

– On May 26th, 2019, Gerald A Turner passed away in Markham, Ontario. Turner worked in our Department from Sept 1963 to July 2004 assisting the staff and students as a technician. Turner will be sorely missed by the MSE Department ... Read More


MSE Professor, Erin Bobicki, awarded NSERC Strategic Partnerships Grant.

–   Professor Erin Bobicki is among five U of T Engineering researchers awarded NSERC Strategic  Partnerships Grant. Bobicki ‘s project will investigate the potential viability of new strategies on “Combining CO2 storage with mineral processing”: certain mineral processing wastes have ... Read More

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Honours & Awards

Dr. Frank Wheeler inducted as fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering

– Dr. Frank Wheeler has been inducted as a fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering (CAE) on 21 June 2019. The ceremony took place in Quebec, in conjunction with the Academy’s 2019 Annual General Meeting and Symposium. CAE President, Dr. ... Read More


Phil De Luna, MSE PhD 1T9, honored with the Governor General’s Gold Medal

– The Governor General’s Gold Medal was first awarded in 1873 by the Earl of Dufferin. This award has since become one of the most prestigious that a student at a Canadian educational institution may receive. The Gold Medal is awarded ... Read More


Sayuri Guruge (MSE 1T9) is part of the team that won second place at the 2019 Clarke Prize Finale

– From left: Flavia Ng (CivE), Sayuri Guruge (MSE), Tayyeb Zarabi (MechE) and Jonathan Jeyarajah (MechE) (Photo credit: Liz Do) MSE fourth-year student, Sayuri Guruge, is part of the U of T Engineering students team that won second place at the ... Read More

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