Professor Heather MacLean (CivMin) has been awarded the 2019 Julian C. Smith Medal by the Engineering Institute of Canada. She is one of seven members of the U of T Engineering community recognized by the EIC. (Credit: Tyler Irving) December 14, 2018 | By Carolyn Farrell

Engineering professors, alumni honoured by Engineering Institute of Canada

Awards recognize accomplishments as engineering innovators, researchers, educators and leaders


December 13, 2018 | By Jessica MacInnis

Nine U of T Engineering graduate students awarded Vector Institute Scholarships in Artificial Intelligence

The Vector Institute brings together leading researchers in deep learning, machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) from across Ontario


Nanoleaf Light Panels Founded by alumni Gimmy Chu (ElecE 0T6), Tom Rodinger (IBBME PhD 0T7) and Christian Yan (ElecE 0T6), Nanoleaf’s energy-efficient light panels add a pop of colour to any room. The modular LED lights are available in triangular or square panels and can be arranged into any design. From functional tiles that gradually brighten to wake you up in the morning to statement-making “smart art” that pulses and changes colour in sync with your music, the lights are designed to fit any home and lifestyle. They also come packed with a number of high-tech features including touch control and integration with smart home assistants such as Siri, Google and Alexa. December 12, 2018 | By Roberta Baker

Engineering Holiday Gift Guide 2018

https://news.engineering.utoronto.ca/engineering-holiday-gift-guide-2018/


Pelayo Garcia De Arquer (left) and Cao-Thang Dinh (right) examine a wafer coated in their new catalyst, which lowers the amount of electricity required to split water into hydrogen and oxygen under pH-neutral conditions. (Photo: Tyler Irving) December 12, 2018 | By Tyler Irving

Low-cost catalyst from U of T Engineering boosts hydrogen production from water

Made of copper, nickel and chromium, the device performs well at neutral pH, a key step in several potential green energy strategies


December 11, 2018 | By Carolyn Farrell

Professor Yu Sun elected Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors

Sun is recognized for creating outstanding inventions that have made a positive impact on quality of life and society


MechE student David Pecile (right), who is currently completing his PEY at MDA Corporation, works on part of the Next-Generation Canadarm project alongside MDA employee Lauren Haensel (left) at MDA Corporation's offices in Brampton, ON. (Credit: Laura Pedersen) November 28, 2018 | By Tyler Irving & Liz Do

From experience to employment: How industry-sponsored projects helped these students land dream jobs

‘PEY Co-op was the best thing I did during my education’