Posts Categorized: Alumni News

Alumni making their mark: Carlos Fiel

Inkbox, a Toronto-based startup, is redefining the world of tattoos by providing people with a new avenue to display their individuality and creativity. The company’s plant-based, cruelty-free For Now Ink™ lasts 1-2 weeks on your skin and fades as your…

Alumnae to receive U of T honorary degree

Claire Kennedy (ChemE 8T9) is among of group of 14 esteemed leaders in their fields who will receive an honorary degree from U of T this year. Claire is recognized as one of Canada’s leading tax lawyers and for her…

BioZone alumni join the University of Waterloo as new faculty

L-R: Christian Euler and Yilan Liu In 2010, the Department of Chemical Engineering & Applied Chemistry at U of T introduced BioZone, an innovative multidisciplinary research centre that uses advanced biotechnology to address urgent society needs in energy, environment, and…

Meet Sandra Odendahl (ChemE MASc 9T0)

On March 31, 2023, Sandra Odendahl (ChemE MASc 9T0) will be attending the 6th ChemE Exhibition & 37th Dinner to participate as a panelist for the event’s discussion on Envisioning the Future of Chemical Engineering Education. Sandra’s career highlights how…

Catching up with Peter Murphy

Peter Murphy (ChemE 1T5+PEY, MASc 1T9) has been an ambassador for the University of Toronto Department of Chemical Engineering & Applied Chemistry (ChemE) since his first year of studies. Throughout his undergraduate and graduate education, he took time out of…

Alumni making their mark: Janani Vedanth

Janani Vedanth’s (ChemE 0T7) interest in chemical engineering was fostered from a young age, her father having been a vocal advocate for the profession as a sound career choice. Coming from a family steeped in STEM careers, she’d always had…

Alumnae returns to celebrate with grads from 2T0 and 2T1

During 2020 and 2021, universities across Canada cancelled in-person classes, activities, and convocation ceremonies due to the pandemic. On December 13, 150 former ChemE students who graduated in 2020 and 2021 will return for their chance to walk across the…

Selling the power of sustainability

Six years ago, with the rise of battery-powered vehicles, Ajay Kochhar (ChemE 1T3) and Tim Johnston recognized that the world had a new environmental challenge. Specifically, what happens to the batteries when they’re no longer useful? It is estimated that…

Medicine by Design 7th Annual Symposium

On December 8, Medicine by Design will be hosting its 7th Annual Symposium from 8:15am to 5:30pm virtually and in-person at the MaRS Auditorium. Registration closes on December 5! The theme for this year is Grand Questions in Regenerative Medicine.…

Three ChemE alumni receive top honours at the 2022 EAN Awards

On November 3, the Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering celebrated this year’s Engineering Alumni Network (EAN) Award winners. Professor Emeritus Joseph Paradi received the Engineering Alumni Medal, EAN’s highest honour. Audrey Mascarenhas and Daryl Wilson were both inducted into…
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