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

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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 global competition that takes place annually in Battle Mountain, Nev., and challenges cyclists to break … Read More

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

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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 4T0), the Percy Edward Hart and Erwin Edward Hart professorships are awarded to faculty members … Read More

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

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  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 article from the UofT Engineering News featuring this project  

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

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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 Canada (RSC) on the basis of their exceptional contributions to scholarship in their fields. “On … Read More

Brainloop – Leveraging AI to diagnose brain disorders

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Congratulations to Juan Egas (Year 3 MSE student) and Esteban Arellano (Year 2 Computer Science student) founders of Brainloop! Brainloop received the $2,500 Orozco Prize at the seventh annual Demo Day, hosted by U of T Engineering’s Entrepreneurship Hatchery. Demo Day is the culmination of the Hatchery Nest program, a four-month accelerator that connects student teams with … Read More