Connecting Legal Education with Science & Engineering!

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Prof. Doug Perovic has been invited as expert speaker at the 2019 Expert Witness Colloquium. This is the first Expert Witness Colloquium at UofT and will be hosted by the U of T Law Forensic Science Group on February 8, 2019. During the event, students will be immersed in the roles of various expert witnesses in … Read More

Advanced materials for sustainability: meet MSE newest Professor Jane Howe

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Professor Jane Howe uses her expertise in electron microscopy to study materials that could advance renewable energy, such as those used to make lithium-ion batteries. Before joining U of T Engineering as an Associate Professor this month, Howe spent nearly 20 years in industry, working on advanced materials and imaging methods, including at the U.S. … Read More

U of T Engineering Students Design Storage Solution for Small Spaces

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Trying to find more storage space in a small condo is a challenge faced by millions of urban dwellers worldwide. Now, a group of U of T Engineering students has devised a practical solution — their product, the hoopoloop, lets residents use the round structural columns found in many condos to mount and store objects … Read More

Toronto-Tokyo Partnership Advances Research in Ceramic Wetting Properties

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Jason Tam (MSE 1T2+PEY, MSE PhD candidate) gained much more than a trip to Japan when he elected to participate in the annual UT2 Graduate Students Workshop: he gained invaluable international research experience and a published paper. His findings on the wetting properties of rare earth oxide ceramics recently appeared in the Journal of Materials … Read More

The Globe & Mail: Ultra-thin, flexible OLEDs illuminate a new era of lighting

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This year, OTI Lumionics, a Toronto-based startup, showed it could embed wafer-thin OLED lights in the cover of a magazine. Soon, it could be a feature of any surface or bendable screen By Peter Nowak – Special to The Globe & Mail The next big step in technology could very well be a flexible one … Read More

Eta Prime breaks personal speed record in 2018

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The Human Powered Vehicle Design Team (HPVDT) set new milestones at the annual World Human Powered Speed Challenge in September. Valina Sintal (MIE MEng 1T8) became the fastest female rider for HPVDT racing at top speeds of 91.33 km/h on the team’s second bike, Bluenose. Calvin Moes (MSE PhD Candidate) rode his bike Eta Prime … Read More

MSE Student Strengthens Corporate Skills Through PEY Co-op Placement in Belgium

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Previous research experience, including a stint in South Africa, under her belt MSE student Mahta Massoud (1T8 + PEY Co-op) wanted to stretch her abilities. A year later, Massoud successfully completed an international corporate-based PEY Co-op position with Agfa Belgium. MSE’s Kendra Hunter spoke with Massoud about the experience. 1) Why did you want to … Read More

U of T Engineering community experiences new Myhal Centre at interactive open house

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Nine floors filled with interactive exhibits made for a fully immersive experience for more than 500 members of the U of T Engineering community at the Myhal Centre Open House, held on Sept. 13. The experiential event enabled faculty, staff, students, alumni and friends to engage with the state-of-the-art facilities, learning spaces, institutes and centres … Read More

Strengthening the science and engineering of materials: Meet Professor Yu Zou

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Landing at U of T Engineering by way of Beijing, Montreal, Zurich and Boston, Professor Yu Zou (MSE) brings international experience, and a passion for creating stronger and lighter 3D-printed metallic materials. Applicable to every industry, Zou’s core focus is improving materials developed for aerospace and healthcare needs. MSE’s Kendra Hunter sat down with Zou … Read More

On Point: A Look at Toronto’s Infrastructure and the Risks of Collapse

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After the bridge collapse in Italy, Toronto should take a look at its own infrastructure. University of Toronto Engineering Professor Doug D. Perovic joins guest host Arlene Bynon to talk about the risks of structures collapsing in our city. Listen to the full On Point interview.