April 30, 2009 | By Engineering

ECE Professor’s Coined Terminology Highlight of Calgary Herald Article

April 30, 2009 The Calgary Herald’s April 20 edition ran a story that highlighted ECE’s Steve Mann’s “sousveillance” project in an article that discussed how digital video taken by regular citizens can reveal unethical police ethics to the world. Read more at theCalgary Herald.

April 30, 2009 | By Engineering

MIE Professor Receives Career Investigator Award

April 30, 2009 MIE Professor David Steinman was awarded a five-year Career Investigator Award by the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario for his work on Hemodynamic Factors in Vascular Disease: from Bench to Bedside.

April 29, 2009 | By Engineering

U of T Students Work on Project for a Safer Commute

April 2, 2009 A group of Engineering students have come up with a number of ways to make the transit system safer by proposing a safety bar be used in stations with open areas such as Bloor, High Park and St. George. CTV News – CFTO (Toronto) ran a feature story on their ideas April… Read more »

April 28, 2009 | By Engineering

IBBME Director Involved in Successful CERC Research Proposal

April 2, 2009 The U of T proposals that will move to Phase I include one supported by IBBME Director Paul Santerre entitled CERC in Artificial Intelligence for Neuro-Rehabiliation (addressing health and related life sciences priority area). Sponsoring Faculty: Medicine. Leadership: Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, Bloorview Research Institute, Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering, Department of… Read more »

April 24, 2009 | By Engineering

Ontario Genomics Institute Funds Research

April 24, 2009 For over 15 years Dr. Elizabeth Edwards has been studying how organic contaminants are transformed by microorganisms – and how biological processes can help with the detoxification of organic contaminants in the environment … (more)

April 23, 2009 | By Engineering

MIE Student Takes 1st Place for CORS Student Paper Competition

April 23, 2009 Chen Chen, a third year undergraduate student in MIE has won first place in the 2009 CORS Student Paper Competition for his paper titled Robust Portfolio Selection for Index Tracking (jointly authored and supervised by Prof. Roy Kwon) and will be presented an award at the upcoming CORS/INFORMS Conference in Toronto this June.