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‘Creating meaningful change’: International Pearson Scholar joins EngSci

October 19, 2021

  Year 1 EngSci student Angel Rajotia is among three Pearson Scholars joined U of T Engineering this fall. The Pearson Scholarships recognize exceptional academic achievement, creativity, leadership potential and community involvement among international students. The award covers tuition, books and incidental fees for four years. Hailing from India, Rajotia was attracted to EngSci’s interdisciplinary… Read more »

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EngSci alumnus establishes fellowships to support research in AI and robotics

October 13, 2021

  Steven Truong (EngSci 8T9) was just 17 when he moved to Canada from Vietnam in the 1980s to study Engineering Science at U of T.  Now the successful computer engineer and entrepreneur is giving back to U of T Engineering by supporting undergraduate and graduate research in AI and robotics related to Smart Cities,… Read more »

Building tech solutions for an inclusive future: Meet EngSci’s 2021 Schulich Leaders

October 12, 2021

  First year students Lisa Bera, Andrew Magnuson, and Kevin Qu (pictured above) are among five U of T Engineering recipients of a 2021 Schulich Leader Scholarship. Since their founded in 2011 by philanthropist Seymour Schulich these awards have recognized Canadian high-school graduates who exemplify academic excellence, community leadership and a passion for STEM —… Read more »

ParkinSense: EngSci alumnus helps design award-winning medical monitoring system

September 29, 2021

  EngSci alumnus Christopher Lucasius (1T7 PEY, ECE PhD candidate) and his colleagues are among the five winning teams from Hatchery Demo Day 2021 that will share $80,000 in seed funding. They have designed a system called ParkinSense that can provide real-time information about tremors in people living with Parkinson’s disease to their physicians.  The… Read more »

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Student team studies human genetics in microgravity

August 13, 2021

  A team of U of T students is preparing to see their research take off next week. They are among just six university teams from across Canada selected to conduct a study in a microgravity environment aboard the National Research Council Canada’s (NRC) Falcon-20 jet — the same plane used to train the Canadian Space Agency’s astronauts.  As… Read more »

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Applying lessons from the racetrack in engineering classrooms: Meet Professor Sasha Gollish

August 10, 2021

  Professor Sasha Gollish (CivE MEng 1T0, CivE PhD 1T9) has joined the Division of Engineering Science (EngSci) and the Institute for Studies in Transdisciplinary Engineering Education and Practice (ISTEP) as an Assistant Professor in the teaching stream.   Gollish brings a unique combination of experiences and skills to the task of teaching some of… Read more »

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Engineers Canada Awards honour EngSci’s Director

July 13, 2021

  Professor William Cluett (ChemE), Director of the Division of Engineering Science (EngSci), has received one of Engineers Canada’s national awards celebrating engineers who have made distinguished contributions to Canada.  He is the recipient of the Medal for Distinction in Engineering Education in recognition of his exceptional contributions to the education and development of engineering students and… Read more »

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Dedicated alumni volunteers honoured with Spirit of EngSci Alumni Award

June 23, 2021

  Two EngSci alumni have received the 2021 Spirit of EngSci Alumni Award in recognition of their outstanding support for the Division’s mission and current students through significant volunteer service. “On behalf of the Division, I would like to thank this year’s award recipients, Jonathan Chan and Azadeh Mostaghel, for their dedication to the EngSci… Read more »

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Celebrating Impact: EngSci’s 2021 Student Award Winners

June 23, 2021

This year’s recipients of EngSci’s student awards have been involved in diverse activities outside of the classroom, but they share a common goal: to have a positive impact through volunteer work within and outside of the university community. The Spirit of EngSci Award is presented to graduating students for exemplary non-academic contributions within the University… Read more »

EngSci Grads to Watch 2021

June 21, 2021

By Liz Do and Tyler Irving ADVOCATING SOCIAL CHANGE Chinmayee (May) Gidwani (EngSci 2T0 + PEY) Throughout her studies at U of T Engineering, Gidwani’s guiding principle has been to help build a sense of belonging among students, whether welcoming new engineering students as part of the F!rosh Week team, or as the Engineering Society’s… Read more »

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