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.
On Friday, January 14, 2011, the 6th Annual Engineering Science Education Conference (ESEC) will be held at the University of Toronto. The objective of this annual one-day conference is to broaden our students’ horizons in their fields of specialization. Since 2006, we have been inviting world leaders in each of our various Options to present… Read more »
Engineering’s biggest story of 2010 may well have been that of the “Snowbird” human-powered ornithopter, piloted by EngSci alumnus and UTIAS doctoral candidate Todd Reichert (0T5), with Professor Emeritus James DeLaurier acting as faculty advisor. The aircraft with flapping wings, a project of the University of Toronto Institute for Aerospace Studies, flew for 19.3 seconds during its record-breaking flight… Read more »
Two Engineering Science students, Jane Chui (1T0) and Mike Klassen (1T0) were co-recipients of the Student Gold Medal Award. Jane Chui is an outstanding future engineer who has demonstrated a commitment to her fellow engineering students here and abroad through her involvement in the NSight Mentor Program and the Asian University for Women’s Cybermentor Program. Jane is co-creator of… Read more »
Evelyn Mukwedeya (1T0+PEY) has taken another award, this time the William Peyton Hubbard Memorial Award. Mukwedeya, who took the CEMF women in engineering award in April, accepted her new award at a luncheon in Toronto on July 15th, hosted by Laura Formusa, President and CEO of Hydro One. In 1992, Ontario Hydro established educational awards for… Read more »