Oct. 20, 2020 In 2020, four EngSci students are among the 10 U of T students to be awarded Schulich Leader Scholarships. Adele Crete-Laurence, Zack Fine, Aditi Misra, and Christopher K.W. Adolphe began their studies in September as part of the first year class. Schulich Leader Scholarships recognize Canadian students with academic excellence who exemplify… Read more »
Oct. 8, 2020 Around the world, hundreds of thousands of kids are attending virtual classrooms for the first time. The move to online learning has come with its own challenges, for students and teachers alike. Without being able to see students working in person, it can be hard for instructors to gauge how well their… Read more »
Oct. 6, 2020 EngSci’s Director, Professor William Cluett (ChemE) has been recognized by the Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations (OCUFA) with a 2020 OCUFA Teaching Award. This award recognizes university faculty who have made exceptional contributions to postsecondary education through teaching and leadership. Read the full story in the U of T Engineering News.
Oct. 6, 2020 Bipasha Goyal (Year 3 EngSci) is working on a new tool to help defend against COVID-19. The smart UV lamp she is designing under the supervision of Professor Joyce Poon (ECE) will use sensors for optimal disinfection in health care settings. The innovative system, called LumineSense, is one of dozens of student-led… Read more »
By Tyler Irving October 2, 2020 aUToronto has placed first in an intercollegiate challenge to transform an electric car into a self-driving one — their third consecutive win. “All of us take pride in the work that we have done at aUToronto,” says Jingxing “Joe” Qian (EngSci 1T8 + PEY, UTIAS MASc candidate), Team Lead… Read more »
Sept. 23, 2020 Year 4 EngSci student Cindy Chen is part of the team that won the top prize at the 2020 Hatchery Demo Day. The student-founded startup uses artificial intelligence to help lawyers draft legal contracts. Read how the team plans to use their $20,000 prize money.
Sept. 8, 2020 Congratulations to EngSci’s Associate Chair for Years 3 and 4, Professor Aimy Bazylak (MIE)! She is one of five U of T professors to be appointed to the Royal Society of Canada’s College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists. Read the full story to learn about her exciting research.
Aug 28, 2020 EngSci recently welcomed two new Assistant Professors in the Teaching Stream who bring with them a wealth of experience in engineering education. Philip Asare (EngSci, ISTEP) and Michael Guerzhoy (EngSci, MIE) will teach some of the program’s key foundation courses as well as upper year classes. Asare will be involved with the… Read more »
Aug. 14, 2020 A flexible plastic plate dotted with electrodes may not seem like something that belongs in a human mouth, but this student-developed device could help give some cancer patients back the ability to speak or swallow. The innovative team behind the device are recent graduates Betty Bingruo Liu, Netra Unni Rajesh, Sulagshan Raveendrakumar,… Read more »
July 13, 2020 New chairs have been appointed for three of EngSci’s majors, beginning their terms in July 2020. Professors Stark Draper (ECE), Ashish Khisti (ECE), and Pierre Savard (Physics) will lead the machine intelligence, electrical and computer engineering, and engineering physics majors, respectively. We sat down with each to hear their thoughts on the… Read more »