July 22, 2009 | By Engineering

Good Governance Essential for Regional Transit

July 22, 2009 Professor Emeritus Richard Soberman, Department of Civil Engineering, quoted in Toronto Star article on regional transit issues for the Greater Toronto and Hamilton area …. (more).

July 17, 2009 | By Engineering

Nine Engineering professors inducted into CAE

July 17, 2009 Dean Cristina Amon and Professors Barry Adams (CivE), William Bawden (CivE), Michael Collins (CivE), Masahiro Kawaji (ChemE), Javad Mostaghimi (MIE), Chul Park (MIE), Jonathan Rose (ECE) and Willem Vanderburg (CivE), were inducted into the Canadian Academy of Engineering (CAE) on July 13.   The CAE comprises the country’s most accomplished engineers, who have expressed their dedication to the application of science and engineering principles in the interests of Canada… Read more »

July 16, 2009 | By Engineering

Astronaut Julie Payette takes Canadiana along on latest journey

July 16, 2009 Stowed on the Space Shuttle Endeavour as it rocketed skyward last night were several pieces of Canadiana. As is traditional with many astronauts, Montreal native Julie Payette brought some items to comfort her. In her luggage, she has 23 music CDs, including at least one by an artist from each Canadian province and territory…. Read more »

July 16, 2009 | By Engineering

IBBME Professor Warren Chan’s research featured in Globe and Mail

July 16, 2009 Warren Chan custom designs tiny particles that glow red, blue or yellow. One day, they could be used instead of radioactive isotopes to help doctors learn what is happening inside a patient’s body. It is a little like making Kool-Aid, says the researcher at the Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering at… Read more »

July 15, 2009 | By Engineering

Formula SAE to travel to Germany to compete

July 15, 2009 The University of Toronto Formula SAE Team, led by Team Captain Luke Osmokrovic, will head to Germany August 5-9 for this year’s European Competition.  The team will compete at the Hockenheim Racetrack, delivering design defense presentations and racing in a series of trials that will lead up to the final race day…. Read more »

July 13, 2009 | By Engineering

ASRM Award

July 2, 2009 A team from the Advanced Micro and Nanosystems Lab (Z. Lu, X.Y. Liu, and Y. Sun) was awarded the 2009 First Prize for Technical Achievement in Video by the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM). The team will present at the ASRM annual meeting in October in Atlanta, Georgia.