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

We Remember: U of T Engineering community reflects on the legacy of December 6

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This year marks the 30th anniversary of the École Polytechnique massacre, the deadliest mass shooting in Canadian history. The 14 victims, 12 of whom were engineering students, were targeted because of their gender. The anniversary of the tragedy has since become a day of remembrance and action against gender-based violence and discrimination. What happened on … Read More

MSE student-athletes recognized at the Varsity Blues Academic Excellence award ceremony

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Congratulations to Matthew Chen (MSE 1T7, MSE MSc candidate), Eric Deare (Year 3 MSE) and Jae Jin Lee (MSE MSc candidate)! These MSE students are part of the twenty-three U of T Engineering undergraduate and graduate students recipients of  U of T Engineering Varsity Blues Academic Excellence Awards. The recipients were honoured at the 10th … Read More

MSE researcher, Dr. Jason Tam, receives Mitacs Award for Outstanding Innovation – International

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  Photo courtesy of MITACS: Director General of Investment and Innovation at Global Affairs Canada, Emmanuel Kamarianakis (left), presenting the Award to Jason Tam (right).             Congratulations to Jason Tam (MSE 1T2+PEY, PhD 1T8) for being honored with the 2019 Mitacs Award for Outstanding Innovation – International. The award was … Read More