Around the world, there are millions who cannot speak, either because of brain injuries or conditions such as autism. Now, some students at the University of Toronto have come up with an app that merges a voice synthesizer with a GPS to give people the words they need, wherever they are. The device is called… Read more »
The growing significance of sustainability in future engineering practice appears to be well understood by U of T’s Sustainable Engineers Association led by EngSci’s Jane Ge (1T2). For for the full story, click here and refer to page 34-35.
EngSci’s Job Shadowing program matches first year students with alumni. The program gives students a taste of research and professional engineering. For the full story, click here.
Victor Yang (9T7) develops new techniques to image the human body and novel tools for minimally invasive procedures. Read full story here.
By Godfrey Mungal (7T5), Dean, School of Engineering, Santa Clara University When I studied engineering at the University of Toronto and California Institute of Technology, it was all left-brain work. My classmates and I knew that career success depended on linear, logical and analytical talents. Left-brain thinking also dominated much of my career as a… Read more »
For the last three years, EngSci students have been cyber-mentors for students attending the Asian University for Women. For full story, click here.
Aakash Sahney (1T2) is among an elite group recognized with U of T’s first Inventor of the Year Award. He is a co-inventor of MarcoPolo, an alternative to the communication aids used by those with speech and language challenges. For full story, click here.
Shahed Al-Haque (1T1), Marina Freire-Gormaly (1T0 + PEY), Alexandra Heeney(1T1), Evelyn Mukwedeya (1T0 + PEY), Raphael Sammut (1T1) and Kevin P. Siu(1T0 + PEY) receive Cressy Awards. For full story, click here.
EngSci Alumnus Jonathan Rose (8T0) has been elected as a Foreign Associate of the U.S. National Academy of Engineering (NAE). Read the full story here.
Nine U of T students, including Shahed Al-Haque (1T1), Shane Gu (1T3) andSaksham Uppal (1T1), have been selected as finalists for The Next 36, a national competition and training program that aims to transform students into high-impact entrepreneurs. Read full story here.