July 29, 2009 | By Engineering

ECE Grad Returns to Earth

July 29, 2009 Julie Payette (MASc 9T0) will help conduct an inspection of the space shuttle Endeavour today before she and its crew head back to Earth, completing her second visit to the International Space Station. Payette was the first Canadian to visit the space station back in 1999. Click here to read more.


July 23, 2009 | By Engineering

Engineering Research Receives Federal Funding Boost

July 23, 2009 World-class research in science and Engineering at the University of Toronto received a significant boost today alongside student research with federal government injections totaling more than $16.8 million. Read more here.


July 22, 2009 | By Engineering

Good Governance Essential for Regional Transit

July 22, 2009 Professor Emeritus Richard Soberman, Department of Civil Engineering, quoted in Toronto Star article on regional transit issues for the Greater Toronto and Hamilton area …. (more).


July 17, 2009 | By Engineering

Nine Engineering professors inducted into CAE

July 17, 2009 Dean Cristina Amon and Professors Barry Adams (CivE), William Bawden (CivE), Michael Collins (CivE), Masahiro Kawaji (ChemE), Javad Mostaghimi (MIE), Chul Park (MIE), Jonathan Rose (ECE) and Willem Vanderburg (CivE), were inducted into the Canadian Academy of Engineering (CAE) on July 13.   The CAE comprises the country’s most accomplished engineers, who have expressed their dedication to the application of science and engineering principles in the interests of Canada… Read more »


July 16, 2009 | By Engineering

Astronaut Julie Payette takes Canadiana along on latest journey

July 16, 2009 Stowed on the Space Shuttle Endeavour as it rocketed skyward last night were several pieces of Canadiana. As is traditional with many astronauts, Montreal native Julie Payette brought some items to comfort her. In her luggage, she has 23 music CDs, including at least one by an artist from each Canadian province and territory…. Read more »


July 16, 2009 | By Engineering

IBBME Professor Warren Chan’s research featured in Globe and Mail

July 16, 2009 Warren Chan custom designs tiny particles that glow red, blue or yellow. One day, they could be used instead of radioactive isotopes to help doctors learn what is happening inside a patient’s body. It is a little like making Kool-Aid, says the researcher at the Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering at… Read more »