March 9, 2009 | By Engineering

Scientists Read Minds With Infrared Scan

March 9, 2009 Researchers at Canada’s largest children’s rehabilitation hospital developed a technique using infrared light brain imaging to decode preference – with the goal of ultimately opening the world of choice to children who can’t speak or move. Sheena Luu, IBBME PhD student, led the study under the supervision of Tom Chau, Canada Research Chair in… Read more »


March 6, 2009 | By Engineering

Jeffrey Packer Receives Excellence in Innovation in Civil Engineering Award

March 6, 2009 The Canadian Society for Civil Engineering has awarded CivE Professor Jeffrey Packer the 2009 Excellence in Innovation in Civil Engineering Award for his innovation: Cast Structural Connectors. The award recognizes excellence in innovation in Civil Engineering by an individual or a group of individuals practicing Civil Engineering in Canada, or a Canadian Engineering firm,… Read more »


March 5, 2009 | By Engineering

Professor Brendan Frey Awarded an E.W.R. Steacie Memorial Fellowship

March 5, 2009 By: Carolyn Farrell  Professor Brendan Frey, of the Edward S. Rogers Sr. Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, has been awarded a 2009 E.W.R. Steacie Memorial Fellowship by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC). Up to six Steacie Fellowships are awarded annually to enhance the career development of outstanding… Read more »


March 4, 2009 | By Engineering

Appointment of Globalization Minor Working Group

March 4, 2009 March 3, 2009 Appointment of Globalization Minor Working Group – Memo 2009-03 February 20, 2009 Appointment of Cross-Faculty Program Office Working Group – Memo 2009-04 January 19, 2009 Appointment of an Outreach Task Force – Memo 2009-02 January 16, 2009 New Method of Delivering Engineering Professional Development Courses – Memo 2009-03 January 10, 2009 Appointment of… Read more »


March 4, 2009 | By Engineering

U of T Spin-Off Receives Provincial Funding

March 4, 2009 ChemE Professor Mohini Sain received support of his research to invent new ways to make car parts out of crops … (News @ the University of Toronto)


March 3, 2009 | By Engineering

Shining a Light into Trapped Minds

March 3, 2009 IBBME Professor Tom Chau has developed a prototype device that uses near-infrared beams to decipher the brain’s response may help kids with movement disorders communicate …  Globe