March 27, 2009 | By Engineering

The Nature of Things Features ITS Lab and Cities Centre

March 27, 2009 The CBC documentary series recently featured Eric Miller, CivE, as well as graduate students Marianne Hatzopoulou and Hossam Abd El-Gawad with commentary on Canada’s urban spaces. The show features the ITS Lab.  Watch the full video here.


March 24, 2009 | By Engineering

Saskatchewan Wants Toronto’s Grads – And They’re Paying Cash

March 24, 2009 The province’s premier and top mayors will be in Toronto the first week of April looking for new hires, including Engineering grads … (CityNews.ca)


March 23, 2009 | By Engineering

Concrete Toboggan Team Wins CIRCA Prize

March 23, 2009 The Concrete Toboggan team won the $2,000 CIRCA prize for most effective use of fly ash in their concrete toboggan at this year’s race held in Red Deer Alberta. The team received an award cheque for “improving the responsible use of CCPs in Canada.”


March 20, 2009 | By Engineering

Big Science From Canada’s Smallest Satellite

March 20, 2009 The Canadian Advanced Nanospace eXperiment 2 (CanX-2) nanosatellite is nearing the completion of its first year in orbit. Having been developed on a shoestring budget, nearly 100 times cheaper than a traditional satellite of similar capabilities, the 3.5 kg, milk-carton-sized satellite continues to perform well in low Earth orbit … (Space Daily)


March 19, 2009 | By Engineering

Canadian to Make Film With Robot Eye

March 19, 2009 Rob Spence, a Toronto-based filmmaker who was blinded in the right eye when he was a teenager, is turning his prosthetic eye into a camera he’ll use while filming an upcoming documentary. The wizard behind the project is University of Toronto engineering professor Steve Mann, who has also expressed concerns about surveillance. He… Read more »


March 18, 2009 | By Engineering

Engineering Co-operation

March 18, 2009 When Eric Miller earned his aerospace engineering degree, he never would have imagined himself ending up working as a civil engineer, building computer models to simulate traffic flows for transportation planning … (Regina Leader Post)