Events

Apr
13
Tue
REGISTRATION NOW OPEN! Praxis II Showcase @ Online event
Apr 13 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Students at the 2019 Praxis II Showcase show off the user-friendly Naloxone kit they created.

 

 

Staff, faculty, alumni, and members of the public are invited to attend this annual event.

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 | 8-11 AM and 1-5 PM EDT
Registration is required – find event details and registration here.
Due to public health restrictions the 2021 Praxis II Showcase will take place online.

 

At the Praxis II Showcase, student teams present and demonstrate their designs to stakeholders and the general public. Attendees will be able to ask questions and talk to the teams in small group chats.

Read about a previous Praxis II Showcase in the U of T Engineering News.

Praxis II is a Year 1 course that allows Engineering Science students to refine and apply their engineering, design, and communication skills. The students are given a single challenge:

Effect a verified and validated improvement in the lived experience of a community.

Focusing on a community allows students to gain first-hand experience with the issues confronting real groups of people and to engage one-on-one with stakeholders and community representatives.

The course culminates in the public Praxis II Showcase. At the event, students share their refined understanding of their opportunity and their proposed engineering designs with a wide audience through posters, prototypes and presentations.

Learn more about the course and event here.

This event is open to the public but registration is required.  Registration will open at the end of March.  Please check back at that time.

Media enquiries are welcome.  Please visit the link above for contact information.

Jan
12
Wed
Skule Lunch & Learn presents Artificial Intelligence in Medicine: Will AI Replace My Clinician? @ Online event
Jan 12 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

 

U of T Engineering Lunch & Learn Join us this month as Professor Ervin Sejdić (ECE) will discuss the recent advances of artificial intelligence and how it is transforming the healthcare industry.

Artificial intelligence is an exciting field spanning computer science, engineering, mathematics, and statistics. In recent years, it has become a hot topic that promises to revolutionize many aspects of our daily lives ranging from our cars to our health. However, only a few truly understand what artificial intelligence represents, and how it can be helpful in our professional lives.

Professor Sejdić will address a question that we often ask ourselves: Will artificial intelligence replace my clinician? He will also cover some of recent developments dealing with artificial intelligence and dysphagia, a swallowing disorder caused by a variety of neurological conditions (e.g., stroke, cerebral palsy, Parkinson’s disease), head and neck cancer, genetic syndromes, and iatrogenic conditions or trauma. A recently proposed field called computational deglutition is a collaboration between clinicians and the data science community aimed at the development of clinically relevant algorithms that will aid clinicians during the assessment and treatment of swallowing disorders.

View Professor Sejdić’s professional bio and register for this free and exclusive event.

Mar
9
Wed
Skule Lunch & Learn presents BOLD INNOVATIONS: Engineering Research Highlights @ Online event
Mar 9 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

 

U of T Engineering Lunch & Learn

U of T Engineering alumni, join us for this monthly series.

This special event will showcase some of the innovative and progressive research underway at U of T Engineering.

With professors from different departments sharing their expertise and research, you’ll get a taste of the diversity of our Faculty’s research.

Featured speakers:

Upcycling CO2: Achieving energy storage and addressing persistent emissions with renewable electricity, Professor David Sinton (MIE)

Supporting Student Success: Increasing Access to Inclusive Global Research Experiences, Professor Elham Marzi (ISTEP)

Pi in the Sky: Drone-delivered defibrillators for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest, Professor Timothy Chan (ISTEP)

Read the abstracts and register for this free and exclusive event.

Apr
6
Wed
Praxis III Showcase – Virtual Sessions @ Online event
Apr 6 @ 1:20 pm – 5:00 pm

a male and female worker in Bangladesh smiling to camera while earing reflective safety vests and standing behind two plastic barrels on the side of a street, a transport bicycle and small store in the background

 

Praxis III has gone global!

This year’s Praxis III students worked closely with business peers from the United States on projects based in Ghana, Nigeria, South Africa, Uganda, Thailand, Democratic Republic of Congo, Malaysia, Indonesia, Yemen, Bangladesh.

Faculty, staff, students, alumni, and friends are invited to see what our Praxis III students have been up to.

Virtual Praxis III Showcase Session

Tuesday – Friday, April 5 – 8, 2022 | various times | Zoom
You will receive links after registering.

Registration is required!

Can’t make it to virtual session?  Check out the in-person Praxis III Showcase Apr. 18.

Learn more and register here.

Media enquiries are welcome.  Please visit the link above for contact information.

Apr
7
Thu
Praxis III Showcase – Virtual Sessions @ Online event
Apr 7 @ 9:20 am – 7:20 pm

a male and female worker in Bangladesh smiling to camera while earing reflective safety vests and standing behind two plastic barrels on the side of a street, a transport bicycle and small store in the background

 

Praxis III has gone global!

This year’s Praxis III students worked closely with business peers from the United States on projects based in Ghana, Nigeria, South Africa, Uganda, Thailand, Democratic Republic of Congo, Malaysia, Indonesia, Yemen, Bangladesh.

Faculty, staff, students, alumni, and friends are invited to see what our Praxis III students have been up to.

Virtual Praxis III Showcase Session

Tuesday – Friday, April 5 – 8, 2022 | various times | Zoom
You will receive links after registering.

Registration is required!

Can’t make it to virtual session?  Check out the in-person Praxis III Showcase Apr. 18.

Learn more and register here.

Media enquiries are welcome.  Please visit the link above for contact information.

Apr
8
Fri
Praxis III Showcase – Virtual Sessions @ Online event
Apr 8 @ 9:20 am – 11:00 am

a male and female worker in Bangladesh smiling to camera while earing reflective safety vests and standing behind two plastic barrels on the side of a street, a transport bicycle and small store in the background

 

Praxis III has gone global!

This year’s Praxis III students worked closely with business peers from the United States on projects based in Ghana, Nigeria, South Africa, Uganda, Thailand, Democratic Republic of Congo, Malaysia, Indonesia, Yemen, Bangladesh.

Faculty, staff, students, alumni, and friends are invited to see what our Praxis III students have been up to.

Virtual Praxis III Showcase Session

Tuesday – Friday, April 5 – 8, 2022 | various times | Zoom
You will receive links after registering.

Registration is required!

Can’t make it to virtual session?  Check out the in-person Praxis III Showcase Apr. 18.

Learn more and register here.

Media enquiries are welcome.  Please visit the link above for contact information.

Apr
18
Mon
Praxis II Showcase @ Hart House
Apr 18 @ 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Students at the 2019 Praxis II Showcase show off the user-friendly Naloxone kit they created.

 

This year’s Praxis II Showcase will not be open to the public. 

Registration is required for Praxis II project stakeholders who are not members of the U of T community.  Please register by Thursday, April 14.

Drop-ins will not be admitted.

Monday, April 18, 2022 | 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM EDT
Project stakeholders:  find event details and registration here.

At the Praxis II Showcase, student teams present and demonstrate their designs to stakeholders and the general public. Attendees will be able to ask questions and talk to the teams in small group chats.

Read about a previous Praxis II Showcase in the U of T Engineering News.

Praxis II is a Year 1 course that allows Engineering Science students to refine and apply their engineering, design, and communication skills. The students are given a single challenge:

Effect a verified and validated improvement in the lived experience of a community.

Focusing on a community allows students to gain first-hand experience with the issues confronting real groups of people and to engage one-on-one with stakeholders and community representatives.

The course culminates in the public Praxis II Showcase. At the event, students share their refined understanding of their opportunity and their proposed engineering designs with a wide audience through posters, prototypes and presentations.

Learn more about the course and event here.

Media enquiries are welcome.  Please visit the link above for contact information.

Praxis III Showcase
Apr 18 @ 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

a male and female worker in Bangladesh smiling to camera while earing reflective safety vests and standing behind two plastic barrels on the side of a street, a transport bicycle and small store in the background

 

Praxis III has gone global!

This year’s Praxis III students worked closely with business peers from the United States on projects based in Ghana, Nigeria, South Africa, Uganda, Thailand, Democratic Republic of Congo, Malaysia, Indonesia, Yemen, Bangladesh.

Faculty, staff, students, alumni, and friends are invited to see what our Praxis III students have been up to.

In-person Praxis III Showcase

Monday, April 18, 2022 | 9 AM to 5 PM EDT | on campus
PLEASE NOTE: Vaccine and mask mandates are in effect on campus.
You will receive instructions and COVID guidelines after registering.

Registration is required!

Can’t make it to campus?  Check out the Praxis III virtual sessions Apr. 5 – 8.

Learn more and register here.

Media enquiries are welcome.  Please visit the link above for contact information.

Oct
12
Wed
Skule Lunch & Learn After Dark: featuring Professor Eric Diller @ Virtual and in-person
Oct 12 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Lunch & Learn After Dark Series logo in bright lit up colours in front a dark blue brick wall, reminiscent of a sign in a dark club

U of T Engineering alumni, join us for this monthly series.

Join fellow graduates to learn about exciting research in diverse subjects from U of T Engineering professors.

This month’s speaker will be Professor Eric Diller (MIE) speaking on:

Micro-Scale Surgery: Using Magnetic Fields to Control Tiny Robots in the Gut and Brain

There are two ways to attend:

  • Virtual: Zoom link will be sent to all guests who registered, free
  • In-person:  5th floor Myhal Centre, includes hors d’oeuvres & drink ticket, $20

5:30 PM — In-person reception
6:00 PM — Hybrid Lunch & Learn presentation
7:00 PM — In-person research demonstrations and post-reception

Find the presentation description and all registration details here.

Apr
17
Mon
Praxis II Showcase @ Hart House
Apr 17 @ 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

 

Students present their designs during the 2022 Praxis II Showcase at Hart House

EngSci’s Praxis II Showcase will be open to the public this year.

Registration is required for guests who are not affiliated with the course.

At the Praxis II Showcase, student teams present and demonstrate their designs to stakeholders and the general public. Attendees will be able to ask questions and talk to the teams in small group chats.

Read about a previous Praxis II Showcase in the U of T Engineering News.

Praxis II is a Year 1 course that allows Engineering Science students to refine and apply their engineering, design, and communication skills. The students are given a single challenge:

Effect a verified and validated sustainable improvement in the lived experience of a community.

Focusing on a community allows students to gain first-hand experience with the issues confronting real groups of people and to engage one-on-one with stakeholders and community representatives.

The course culminates in the public Praxis II Showcase. At the event, students share their refined understanding of their opportunity and their proposed engineering designs with a wide audience through posters, prototypes and presentations.

Learn more about the course and register for the event here.

Media enquiries are welcome.  Please visit the link above for contact information.