August 19, 2009 | By Engineering

Maintenance conference returns for 2009

August 19, 2009 Bringing together some of the most noted asset management experts and successful maintenance and reliability professionals in the world, this information-packed event will focus on proven solutions to the problems you’ve been wrestling with at your site. For more info, visit

August 18, 2009 | By Engineering

Lessons learned outside the classroom valuable for MinE student via Engineering’s Habitat campaign

August 18, 2009 Cherisse Diaram, second-year Mineral Engineering student, and VP Habitat, Eyes Of Hope, took part in U of T’s Engineering Habitat Campaign earlier this month. Below is her account of the experience.  As an undergraduate engineering student, you have the opportunity to learn, experience and accomplish a great deal, however, there is a… Read more »

August 17, 2009 | By Engineering

MIE lab’s biofuel project featured on Canadian

August 17, 2009 The Combustion Research Lab, directed by MIE Professor Murray Thomson, appeared in the article entitled ‘Fuelling a sustainable automotive future’. Sourcing eco-friendly alternatives is imperative to meet emission reduction targets and satisfy public demand for better fuel efficiency. Read the full story at Canadian

August 14, 2009 | By Engineering

Recession? What Recession?

August 14, 2009 Reprinted from Skulematters 2009  By Christne Krupa  Of all the asset management firms in Canada, we’re the only one that posted net positive sales every month through 2008,” says Som Seif (MIE 9T9), president and CEO of Claymore Investments, Inc. “And this is against some of Canada’s largest mutual fund companies, the big banks,… Read more »

August 14, 2009 | By Engineering

MIE Professor featured on CBC News

August 14, 2009 Professor Mariano Consens was featured on CBC News July 8. Consens talks about Ontario’s future move to computerized patient files and how it’s crucial to safeguard security similar to bank records after a computer virus copied thousands of Alberta health records.  Watch the full video report at CBC News with a brief follow-up article here. 

August 13, 2009 | By Engineering

Changing the World One Engineer at a Time

August 13, 2009 Reprinted from Skulematters 2009  As relations between countries increase in our global landscape, the world’s largest issues expand in visibility and prevalence. Fragilities in the global economy are pushing developed nations into conditions not seen since the 1920s. Petroleum, which has powered modern society for almost 100 years, may very well be… Read more »