September 18, 2009 | By Engineering

2009 Arbor Awards

September 18, 2009 On Monday, September 14 U of T recognized 10 members of the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering with the Arbor Award. Established 20 years ago to recognize alumni volunteers for outstanding personal service to the University, this year we honour the following members of our Engineering community:  Anton Davies (MIE 7T2, MASc… Read more »


September 17, 2009 | By Engineering

UTIAS develops satellites with India to monitor emissions

September 17, 2009 With global warming becoming an issue of growing international concern, India is planning to launch its own satellites for monitoring greenhouse gases and fine particles in the atmosphere. The first of these, a nano-satellite weighing about 20 kg, could be ready for launch by the end of next year. News on the… Read more »


September 16, 2009 | By Engineering

New lab will strengthen Canadian nanotechnology research

September 16, 2009 The University of Toronto Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering officially opened a state-of-the-art nanotechnology research lab Sept. 16. It will allow scientists and engineers to create next-generation devices that could significantly impact healthcare, information technology, clean technologies, digital media, and the automotive industry. The heart of the new facility is a… Read more »


September 15, 2009 | By Engineering

Welcome message from Engineering Society President

September 15, 2009 By Jimmy Lu, President, Engineering Society Every year we’re rejuvenated with the potential of the incoming year. It was our great honour to welcome the recent class of IT3 this past weekend. After our longest F!rosh week in recent memory, it is obvious that the class of 1T3 has proven themselves to… Read more »


September 11, 2009 | By Engineering

Best Paper Award

September 11, 2009 MIE Chair Jean Zu and a Postdoctoral Researcher received this award for their paper ‘Design of a tissue resonator indenter device for measurement of soft tissue viscoelastic properties using parametric identification.’ Click here to read more. 


September 10, 2009 | By Engineering

New programs for Orientation 2009

September 1, 2009 By Barbara McKechnie, Communications Coordinator – Marketing + Emerging Media To help integrate and welcome students to University, the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering added a two-day program to this year’s student-run Orientation Week. The additional programming included Faculty tours, events, the first lecture of the academic year, and other fun… Read more »