Xinyi Zhang (MIE MASc candidate) interacts with Pepper the robot. (Credit: Liz Do) October 31, 2018 | By Liz Do

Meet Pepper: An AI robot that will reduce wait times in hospitals

The newest robotic platform in Professor Goldie Nejat’s lab is designed to automate data intake and patient monitoring


For the first time in its 29 years, the Arbor Awards were hosted off U of T property at the Carlu in downtown Toronto (photo by Gustavo Toledo Photography) October 29, 2018 | By Geoffrey Vendeville

U of T Engineering alumni volunteers honoured with Arbor Awards

U of T recognizes more than 100 alumni for volunteerism and dedication to advancing the University’s mission


October 25, 2018 | By Simona Chiose

Professor Goldie Nejat on AI’s impact on health care

“Human movement and behaviour are unpredictable, so we are seeing if robots can adapt and react to that,” says Professor Goldie Nejat (MIE)


Kristen Facciol (EngSci0T9) in the Mission Control Centre of NASA’s Johnson Space Center. Facciol has become the 14th Canadian to earn a CSA/NASA Robotics Flight Controller Certficiation. (Courtesy: Kristen Facciol/NASA) October 25, 2018 | By Marit Mitchell

‘Completely surreal’: Kristen Facciol earns CSA/NASA Robotics Flight Controller Certification

Alumna becomes 14th Canadian — and fifth U of T Engineering graduate — to earn elite designation to control space robotics missions


Professor Aimy Bazylak (MIE) is among this year’s recipients of Discovery Grant from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC). In total, 45 professors will share more than $4.4 million in support. (Credit: Roberta Baker) October 17, 2018 | By Tyler Irving

U of T Engineering researchers receive $4.4 million in NSERC funding

Discovery Grants are based on recommendations from peer review, and provide core funding and for researchers to pursue their most promising ideas


Professor Elham Marzi (ISTEP, right), recently joined U of T Engineering and will oversee the Faculty’s Engineering Business minor. (Credit: Liz Do) October 15, 2018 | By Liz Do

ISTEP: Reimagining the engineering classroom experience

Meet some of the people behind Canada’s first educational institute focused on redesigning engineering education for the 21st century