Faculty, students, alumni honoured
Members of U of T’s engineering community have received six of nine national Engineers Canada (www.engineerscanada.ca) awards for their contributions and achievements in engineering. Dean Cristina Amon received the Award for the Support of Women in the Engineering Profession. Professor Constantin Christopoulos (CivE) garnered the Young Engineer Achievement Award. Professor Greg Evans (ChemE) received the Medal for Distinction in Engineering Education. Two engineering science students, Mike Klassen (1T0) and Jane Chui (1T0) were co-recipients of the Student Gold Medal Award, and alumna Julie Payette (ECE, MASc. 9T0) received the Gold Medal Award. Click the thumbnails below to view videos of the award recipients. All videos are courtesy of Engineers Canada.
“The awarding of six Engineers Canada awards to members of the U of T engineering community is a great testament to the strength of our Faculty and the breadth of our achievements,” said Cristina Amon, Dean, Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering. “On behalf of the Faculty and all the awardees, I extend our deep gratitude to Engineers Canada for bestowing these honours on our Faculty.” The award recipients were honoured at the Engineers Canada Awards Gala in Vancouver on May 29, 2010.