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International Pearson Scholars on their first month at U of T Engineering

– Santiago Gomez Montenegro (Year 1 MSE) is among five Lester B. Pearson International Scholarship recipients who arrived in Toronto this summer from countries across the globe. The Pearson scholarship, named after Canada’s 14th prime minister, Nobel Peace Prize laureate and ... Read More


Weiwei Li (MSE 1T6, MASc 1T8) co-developed an app that will help researchers find study participants faster

– University of Toronto alumni Catherine Chan and Weiwei Li have developed a digital solution to reduce the time and money it takes for researchers to find suitable participants for their research studies. At the same time, they’ve also created an ... Read More


U of T researchers’ shape-shifting technology paves way for new generation of ‘soft’ robots

– Prof. Hani Naguib (MSE/MIE) has been featured in the UofT News about his innovative work developing “soft” robots and wearable devices with smart materials that physically respond to electrothermal changes in the environment. Naguib and his group specialize in smart ... Read More


Human Powered Vehicle Design Team sets world record at international speed-bike competition

– This month, Friday the 13th was a lucky day for U of T Engineering’s Human Powered Vehicle Design Team (HPVDT), as they broke the world record for tandem biking at the World Human Powered Speed Challenge (WHPSC). WHPSC is a ... Read More


Hatton, Benjamin D.

Prof. Benjamin Hatton awarded with the Percy Edward Hart professorship in Materials Science and Engineering

– Professor Ben Hatton. (Photo: Mark Neil Balson) Congratulations to Prof. Benjamin Hatton on being named Percy Edward Hart Professor in Materials Science and Engineering! Created in 2016 by a landmark bequest from the estate of alumnus Erwin Edward Hart (CivE ... Read More


MSE PhD student Charlie Katrycz & his team named National Winners of the James Dyson Award

–   Congratulations to MSE PhD student Charlie Katrycz & his team who were named National Winners of the James Dyson Award for their creation of the worlds thinnest wearable hot water bottle UNDU for menstrual pain relief ! Read the ... Read More


MSE Professor, Zheng-Hong Lu, named Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada

– MSE professor, Zheng-Hong Lu, is one of two U of T Engineering professors elected Fellows of the Royal Society of Canada this year. Professors Zheng-Hong Lu (MSE) and Yu Sun (MIE) have been elected fellows of the Royal Society of ... Read More

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