University of Toronto researchers won or shared honours in six of eight prize categories in this year’s awards from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), presented Feb. 27 in Ottawa.
Among them are U of T Engineering professors Warren Chan (IBBME), Paul Santerre (IBBME, Director) and Yu Sun (MIE), as well as PhD student Graham Carey (ECE).
The accolades represent an unprecedented performance by U of T scholars, ranging across the academic life-cycle, from graduate students through rising stars in mid-career, to lifetime achievers.
Professors Chan and Sun won the E.W.R. Steacie Memorial Fellowship, awarded to enhance the career development of outstanding and highly promising scientists and engineers who are faculty members of Canadian universities.
“We are delighted that three of our professors and one of our graduate students have been honoured by NSERC for research which advances engineering knowledge and benefits all Canadians” said Cristina Amon, Dean, Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering. “These prestigious awards demonstrate our Faculty’s strength in all aspects of engineering innovation – ranging from fundamental investigations to successful technology transfer and commercialization.”
To read about all U of T winners, visit U of T News.