MSE Grads to Watch 2020

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With the University’s virtual Convocation ceremony on June 2, 2020 U of T Engineering students mark the end of one journey and the beginning of another. Graduating in the midst of a global pandemic, the Class of 2020 will long be celebrated for its tenacity, resilience and spirit. Having enriched the U of T Engineering … Read More

Prof. Gisele Azimi (ChemE, MSE) honoured for her outstanding contributions to the Faculty

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Congratulations!   Prof. Gisele Azimi (ChemE, MSE) is one of the fourteen Engineering faculty and staff who have been honoured for their outstanding contributions to the Faculty with teaching, research and administrative staff awards. These awards recognize exceptional faculty and staff members for their leadership, citizenship, innovation and contributions to the Faculty’s teaching, service and … Read More

Professors Glenn Hibbard and Benjamin Hatton received Connaught Innovation Awards to advance their promising technologies!

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Congratulations to Profs. Benjamin Hatton and Glenn Hibbard on receiving a Connaught Innovation Award! They are among six U of T Engineering researchers who received the award to advance their promising technologies, and among 10 recipients from across U of T.  “We are proud of the cutting-edge research carried out at U of T Engineering … Read More

Prof. Doug Perovic featured by the Global News: are tower cranes safe in severe weather?

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Toronto has the most tower cranes in North America — but are they safe in severe weather? Watch the video and read the article  by Ross Hull for the Global News to learn more.    WATCH: Tower cranes can be a common, every day sight as part of our cities skylines most of the … Read More

MSE Students Recognize Top Educators – 2020 IMPACT Student Choice Awards

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On January 25, the annual MSE Dinner Dance – Buckyball took place at the Met – Midtown Event Theatre. Buckyball is the biggest event of the year organized by the MSE students club! Here, students, faculty members, staff, and alumni get together to celebrate and announce the winners of the IMPACT Student Choice Awards for … Read More

Prof. Singh and his team modelled a remarkable breakthrough on carbon-based materials!

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Graphene is a single layer of carbon atoms and is widely known to be one of the world’s strongest materials. While it has been proposed for use as a lightweight and high strength material in aircraft, automobiles, and flexible electronics, little is known about how it holds up to repeated mechanical loading, in other words, … Read More

Michael Helander (EngSci 0T7, MSE PhD 1T2) and his team at OTI Lumionics are accelerating materials design with Azure Quantum

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  Dr. Michael Helander, co-founder and CEO of OTI Lumionics, is working with his team to drive down the cost of organic light-emitting diode (OLED) lighting and display manufacturing through innovative materials and materials processing solutions.  They are developing advanced materials—by design—using quantum simulations, machine learning and real-world testing in pilot production. OTI Lumionics has … Read More

Alumnus Phil De Luna (MSE PhD 1T9) featured in the Globe and Mail for his contribution on how science and innovation are advancing the clean economy

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Phil De Luna: Science and innovation advancing the clean economy Canada has established an early leadership position in three significant science and innovation opportunities: carbon capture, utilization and storage (CCUS), hydrogen production for the industrial sector, and artificial intelligence (AI) for energy application, believes Phil De Luna, program director at the National Research Council (NRC) … Read More

Forensic expert, Prof. Doug Perovic, talks about the crash of flight PS752 with THE STAR

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OTTAWA — Canada wants in on Iran’s investigation into the plane crash that killed so many from this country. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has made that clear. But questions remain about what Canadian officials will be able to do to ensure there is the “thorough and credible” probe Trudeau has called for, even though Iran … Read More

Professor Nazir Kherani elected Fellow of the Engineering Institute of Canada (EIC)

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Congratulations! Professor Nazir P. Kherani (MSE/ECE) is one of the four U of T Engineering professors elected fellows of the Engineering Institute of Canada (EIC). The appointments honour their exceptional contributions to engineering in Canada. “On behalf of the Faculty, congratulations to the new fellows on this well-deserved honour,” said Christopher Yip, Dean of U … Read More