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Engineering Awarded Five Canada Research Chairs

Engineering professors were awarded the lion’s share of U of T’s Canada Research Chairs, announced on November 24 in Toronto at a two-day conference to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Canada

Robotic Care Will Soon Be Part of Health Care

The idea of sticking their parents in a nursing home weighs heavily on many Baby Boomers. Martin Spencer has a solution: robots. “Many people quit good-paying jobs to keep their beloved mother or

Research Team Develops Morphed Wing for UAVs

Flight-testing is scheduled to begin in 2011 on a morphed wing prototype for unmanned air vehicles using in-built shape memory alloy actuators that deform the shape of the wing when heated. The prototype

Artery-on-a-Chip Studies Heart Disease

Professor Axel Guenther (MIE, IBBME) and colleagues have developed a microfluidic platform on which fragile blood vessels can be fixed, allowing the factors that promote and sustain cardiovascular