On June 24 and 25, 2021, the Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering is launching Engineering Research Days, a new virtual event that will bring together our research community and create opportunities for collaboration. U of T Engineering continues to be Canada’s top-ranked engineering school and consistently ranks in the global top 20. Our faculty are international leaders in their fields, innovative educators and dedicated mentors. U of T Engineering’s research strengths draw students and faculty from all over the world.
This year’s theme of ‘Empowering Innovation’ highlights U of T Engineering’s research accomplishments and spotlight opportunities for collaboration across faculty, external partners, industry representatives and the broader U of T community. Both the program and platform, Spatial Chat, are designed to foster and encourage interaction in an engaging and collaborative environment.
The program will feature:
Interactive fireside chats with keynote speakers
Panels on emerging research trends and themes
This year’s research themes include:
Robotics & Autonomy
Advanced Materials & Manufacturing
Urban Engineering & Innovative Mobility
Engineering for Sustainability
Enabling Engineering through Artificial Intelligence
Health & Bioengineering
Electrification in Society
Computation, Communications & Connectivity
Reserve your spot
The event is open to all students, staff and faculty in U of T Engineering, as well as current and prospective industry partners and key stakeholders across the research ecosystem. Registration is required.
Year 1 & 2 EngScis, are you interested in research?
Join us for a special panel discussion with EngSci students who have recently completed placements through our Engineering Science Research Opportunities Program (ESROP) at U of T and abroad.
Learn how they found their research projects, what they learned from their experience, and what to expect from summer research.
Year 1 & 2 EngScis, thinking of doing summer research?
Join Prof. Aimy Bazylak and Don Newton to learn about engineering research, what to expect, and how it can help your engineering career.
**BEFORE THE EVENT** Please watch two video modules in the EngSci Info Hub.
U of T Engineering alumni, join us for this monthly series.
Did you know that the Drinking Water Research Group (DWRG) at the University of Toronto has received funding from Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC), as well as the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) to investigate microplastics in Canadian drinking water? Efforts by the DWRG over the past three years have led to the development and subsequent refinement of advanced microplastic sampling and analysis techniques, allowing us to focus on the different health impact related issues.
But what exactly are Microplastics and why are they referred to as a “triple threat”?
On May 19, 2022, join researchers, alumni, and students from across U of T Engineering to learn about the exciting research happening within the Faculty and its impact on society.
Engineering Research Days is designed to create opportunities for collaboration and networking with peers and partner organizations from industry, government, and beyond.
The program will feature:
- Fireside chats with our keynote speakers:
- Sandra Odendahl, VP and Global Head of Sustainability for Scotiabank
- Laura Burget, Co-Founder of Three Ships Beauty
- Panels on emerging research trends
- Student networking lunch
- Booths from Engineering Centres and Institutes
- Open networking reception
This year’s hybrid event will include both virtual and in-person programming and is open to all students, staff and faculty at U of T Engineering, as well as current and prospective partners and key stakeholders across the research ecosystem.
Find full program details, speaker announcements, and registration info here — you don’t want to miss it!
Discover U of T Engineering at this year’s Ontario Universities’ Fair (OUF)!
At this event, high school students can gather information and chat with staff and current students from our program.
Our Faculty will have a booth at the fair with representatives from all of our programs, including Engineering Science.
OUF runs from 9:30 am to 5 pm daily. Find full details and get your OUF Pass here.
U of T Engineering alumni, you’re invited to this monthly series.
Join fellow graduates to learn about exciting research in diverse subjects from U of T Engineering professors.
Experiential Learning in Engineering Education: “A Golden Age for Makers”
In society, the growing demands placed on individuals are becoming increasingly more complex and challenging to handle. However, hands-on learning opportunities can help prepare students with the competencies required to devise effective solutions to real-world problems.In January 2022, the Edward S. Rogers Sr. Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Toronto, in collaboration with Professor Sean Hum, launched an exciting new second-year course, ECE295 – Hardware Design and Communication, which has students working in teams to design, build and test a complete electronic system from scratch. “Students are involved from the conceptual and computer-aided design right down to the mounting of components on the circuit boards, as well as using a variety of modern test and measurement equipment and debugging their designs,” Professor Sean Hum says. “That end-to-end experience isn’t available at other universities — not at the second-year level.” Join us on April 5 at the Faculty Club to hear Professor Sean Hum share his rationale for implementing this innovative new course in our curriculum and how it advances student success. Guests will have an opportunity to network with some of the talented students from ECE295 and to to view some of the final hardware design products created by the students themselves!