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Lectures at the Leading Edge: Envisioning the Future of Chemical Engineering

Lectures at the Leading Edge (LLE) is an annual lecture series hosted by the Department of Chemical Engineering & Applied Chemistry at the University of Toronto. LLE engages world-class researchers and thought leaders in Canada and around the world to spark conversations on the latest innovations in existing and emerging areas relevant to chemical engineering, applied chemistry and the engineering profession.

View the 2022-23 series schedule and request a recording »

Catching up with Peter Murphy

Alumni making their mark: Janani Vedanth

Meet our two new faculty members: Mohamad Moosavi and Nicole Weckman

ChemE Future Leader: Hazel Fricska

Upcoming Events

Jan
30
Mon
11:00 am Research Seminar: Self-Driving F... @ Teams/WB215
Research Seminar: Self-Driving F... @ Teams/WB215
Jan 30 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Research Seminar: Self-Driving Fluidic Labs: A Sustainable Voyage through the Chemical Universe en route to Smart Manufacturing @ Teams/WB215
Milad Abolhasani, Ph.D. Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC E-mail: abolhasani@ncsu.edu | Webpage: www.AbolhasaniLab.com     Abstract: Accelerating the discovery of new molecules and materials, as well as green... Read more »
Feb
1
Wed
12:00 pm LLE: The Role of Carbon Capture ... @ Virtual
LLE: The Role of Carbon Capture ... @ Virtual
Feb 1 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
External members are required to register at https://tinyurl.com/lle1feb23 to receive the link and passcode. Registration closes at 9am on January 30. Jennifer Wilcox, US Department of Energy Host: Prof. Jay Werber President Biden has laid out... Read more »
Feb
2
Thu
11:00 am Research Seminar: Applications o... @ Teams/WB215
Research Seminar: Applications o... @ Teams/WB215
Feb 2 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Research Seminar: Applications of Automation to Polymer Materials @ Teams/WB215
Dylan Walsh Postdoctoral Fellow, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Abstract: Amongst the greatest challenges faced by modern society are the transition to sustainable technologies and the always-pressing need to develop healthcare solutions. Many of the proposed... Read more »
Feb
8
Wed
12:00 pm LLE: Application of Genome-enabl... @ WB116
LLE: Application of Genome-enabl... @ WB116
Feb 8 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Elizabeth Edwards, University of Toronto Host: Prof. Ramin Farnood These are very exciting times in fundamental and applied environmental microbiology owing to significant advances in analytical tools and techniques to interrogate complex biological systems. These tools... Read more »

Prospective Students

Undergraduate

As a Chemical Engineering student, you will learn to address issues with a large impact on society: the need to decrease our environmental footprint, create sustainable processes and improve human health and more.

Graduate

Our reputation as a research powerhouse and a collaborative and caring community enables us and challenge you to reach your full potential by providing opportunities for growth through various academic and non-academic programs. Develop your professional skills and build solid foundation for fruitful and rewarding careers.

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We are committed to fostering an environment in which each member of our community can excel, contribute and benefit from different perspectives.

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Research & Partnerships

Addressing industry challenges with research-based solutions

The Department of Chemical Engineering & Applied Chemistry at the University of Toronto has a long tradition of successful collaborations with industrial partners that address commercially relevant technical challenges. The University provides excellent institutional support for strategic industry-university partnerships that maximize impact by leveraging various federal and provincial funding sources.

Our faculty members are world leaders in their fields working with diverse and talented graduate students and postdoctoral fellows on real-world problems in sectors as diverse as energy, environment, health, bioprocessing, pulp and paper, industrial water and mineral extraction.

Examples of our industrial collaborations include:

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