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‘An outstanding scholar and a beloved teacher’: U of T holds Ursula Franklin Street renaming ceremony

– The University of Toronto this week commemorated the renaming of a street on the St. George campus in honour of University Professor Emerita Ursula Franklin, the distinguished physicist and metallurgist who taught at U of T for more than 40 years. Ursula Franklin ... Read More


Six U of T Engineering projects receive funding boost for state-of-the-art research tools

– Six U of T Engineering projects receive funding boost for state-of-the-art research tools Faculty’s recipients of the Canada Foundation for Innovation’s (CFI) John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF) — six infrastructure projects awarded are led by researchers in your departments and institutes. ... Read More


Neural Network-Assisted Development of High-Entropy Alloy Catalysts: Decoupling Ligand and Coordination Effects

– A team of U of T Engineering researchers is leveraging machine learning to enhance the manufacturing of common everyday items. They have created an algorithm that efficiently sifts through thousands of possible geometric configurations to design better industrial catalysts. “Catalysts ... Read More

Letter from MSE Chair to Graduating Class of 2020