Color and light in forming butterfly scales, stretchy fibers, and iridescent droplets

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The MSE department was pleased to host Professor  Mathias Kolle on March 25, 2019 as part of the MSE Distinguished Lecture Series.  Mathias Kolle is an Associate Professor in Mechanical Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Boston. His research is focused on the study of biological photonic systems and the development of bio-inspired, … Read More

Entrepreneurs and their early-stage startups at the University of Toronto will soon have access to a new financial support fund worth up to $5 million.

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Called the True Blue Fund, the new program provides philanthropists a way to support U of T’s entrepreneurship and innovation activities. The university is committing $2.5 million to match donations to the fund, which, in the coming months, will provide funding for prizes, awards, fellowships and support for U of T’s entrepreneurship programs. David Palmer, the … Read More

March 11-17 is Global Engineering Week!

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Global Engineering Week (GE Week) will challenge students at U of T Engineering and across Ontario to think critically about how they can make a difference on the world stage. Complex global issues — from climate change to accessible health care — affect all of humanity. These challenges require multidisciplinary teams of engineers who can … Read More