(EngSci) U of T engineers tackle Toronto problems
From improving access to the West End Food Co-op to making craft beer bottling more efficient, students design ways to make community life better
by story and photo by Anthony Burton
This is not your average science fair.
Held in Hart House’s Great Hall, the Praxis II showcase was the culmination of a unique addition to U of T’s Engineering Science program: A first-year course that has students finding ways to help small-scale community operations become more efficient.
“We want our students to get out there and engage in the community themselves, instead of the traditional engineer stereotype of having people come to them with work,” says course instructor Jason Foster. READ MORE