U of T Engineering students are incorporating AI in treating certain mental health conditions

February 15, 2024

  Professor Michael Guerzhoy (MIE, EngSci) and a team of undergraduate U of T Engineering students are researching how artificial intelligence and machine-learning can aid clinicians in treating mental health-related speech disfluency.  Currently, when treating mental health related symptoms, clinicians often adjust medications based on expensive and sparse observations, says Guerzhoy, making it difficult to […]

A cube that walks and the importance of networking: what EngSci students learned at ESEC 2024

February 9, 2024

  Self-flying planes, a robotic cube that can stand up on its own, and portable clean energy for Sub-Saharan Africa—these were just some of the engineering topics Years 1 and 2 EngSci students explored at the Engineering Science Education Conference (ESEC) hosted by the Division of Engineering Science on January 25 and 26. Students in […]

How Blueprint introduces Black high school students to the many possibilities of an engineering career

February 7, 2024

By Safa Jinjie Jadesola Babalola-Lucas, 16, has felt an affinity for math and science since she was in elementary school, but it was not until the summer of 2020 that she discovered her passion for engineering.   “I was stuck at home because of COVID-19 and watching a lot of TV, especially the Smithsonian Channel,” says […]

EngSci volunteers honoured at the 2023 Arbor Awards

February 6, 2024

  After several years of virtual award ceremonies due to pandemic restrictions, the University of Toronto once again celebrated recipients of its highest volunteer honour with a festive in-person reception. Recipients of the 2023 Arbor Awards were honoured in January at the Carlu in Toronto, along with recipients from 2020, 2021, and 2022. The Arbor […]

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Supporting EngSci’s Varsity student athletes: Blues Engineering

February 2, 2024

  In the 2023-2024 academic year, 20 EngSci students have been part of 11 Varsity Blues athletics teams—from badminton to tennis.  Balancing their demanding academic workload with their training and competition schedules creates unique challenges. Enter Blues Engineering, a student-run grassroots support network that enhances the experience of U of T Engineering student-athletes.  Carter Buck […]

UTAT division launches first satellite into space, initiating next phase of communication mission

January 26, 2024

By Safa Jinje On November 11, 2023, U of T Engineering students gathered in the basement of the Sandford Fleming Building — known to many as The Pit — to witness the deployment of HERON Mk. II into space.   The 3U CubeSat satellite, built and operated by the University of Toronto Aerospace Team (UTAT), Space […]

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Remembering an icon: Professor Emeritus Kenneth C. Smith (1932-2023)

January 15, 2024

On October 29, 2023, the Division of Engineering Science lost one of its most ardent supporters and engaged alumni. ECE Professor Emeritus Kenneth C. (‘K.C.’) Smith (EngPhys 5T4, ECE MASc 5T6, PhD 6T0), died at the age of 91 as one of the most well-known and beloved engineering educators. Along with co-author Professor Emeritus Adel […]

U of T marks National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

December 8, 2023

By Adina Bresge he University of Toronto community came together to honour the memories of the 14 women who were killed in the École Polytechnique massacre in 1989 and to acknowledge the ongoing struggle against gender-based violence. In-person and online, students, faculty, staff, librarians and alumni across the three campuses marked the National Day of […]

Engineering Science student earns Rhodes Scholarship

November 29, 2023

  By Tyler Irving Adam Radek Martínez (Year 4 EngSci) says that receiving the news of the Rhodes Scholarship left him experiencing a mix of astonishment, nervousness and excitement.  “I was walking across campus when I got the call,” he says. “All I really heard were the words ‘Welcome to the Rhodes community,’ and after […]

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Meet EngSci’s 2023 Schulich Leaders

November 3, 2023

  Three of U of T’s ten 2023 Schulich Leaders have joined EngSci as Year 1 students.  The Schulich Leader Scholarships are awarded to incoming undergraduate students who demonstrate exceptional promise and leadership in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) and entrepreneurship.  The awards are designed to foster the next generation of global STEM pioneers. […]