Posts Categorized: Honours & Awards 2013

Alum Places First in Prestigious Medical Competition

Mohan Pandit (ChemE 0T1) recently participated in the Ivey International Centre for Health and Innovation Competition and finished in first place. He and his partner won $50,000 to take their project to the next level. Read more.

ChemE Prof Receives CIM Fellowship

The Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM) Fellowship recognizes members who have distinguished themselves through outstanding contributions to the mining, metallurgical or petroleum industries. ChemE Professor Vladimiros Papangelakis became a CIM Fellow this year. Born in Athens, Greece, Papangelakis obtained…

ChemE Alum Receives Order of Canada

William Breukelman (ChemE 5T5), chair of Business Arts and co-founder of Imax, was recently named an officer of the Order of Canada in recognition for his entrepreneurship as head of these pioneering imaging companies. Breukelman joins Barry French (ChemE 5T5) who became an…

Students Discovery Award

Sofia Lemak, supervised by Professor A.F. Yakunin, is ChemE’s first MASc student to receive the Students Discovery Award (SDA). Alex Dumitrache, supervised by Professor Grant Allen, is ChemE’s first PhD student to receive the award. This new Departmental award encourages publications by graduate…

Gold Medal for iGEM Team at U of T

U of T student group takes home gold medal from the North American iGEM (International Genetically Engineered Machine) competition. Fourth-year ChemE student and team member Michael Yu described the year-long research towards the competition as a real-life learning curve. To learn more…

ChemE Prof Named a 2013 Hotshot Prof

Every year the Globe and Mail’s Canandian University Report names one professor from each Canadian university as a Hotshot Prof. This year, that honour for U of T goes to ChemE Professor Yu-Ling Cheng. Professor Cheng recently led a research team (including students)…

ChemE Members Win ISE Poster Contest

The Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering’s Institute for Sustainable Energy (ISE) held its Advisory Board Meeting and ISE Poster Session on Friday, October 11. The ISE Poster Session was an excellent opportunity for board members and researchers alike to…

ChemE Students Recognized at CSChE Conference

During the 63rd Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference in Fredericton: Devika Jain (ChemE 1T5) won First Place for the Robert G. Auld Student Competition; Bo Zhang (ChemE 1T3 + PEY) won the CSChE Local Section Scholarship; and U of T’s CSChE Student Chapter…

ChemE Prof Receives Humboldt Fellowship

In September 2013, the Max Planck Institute Magdeburg welcomed ChemE ProfessorRadhakrishnan Mahadevan as a Humboldt Fellow. Professor Mahadevan’s research lies in mathematical modeling of metabolic and regulatory networks and engineering biological systems for applications in metabolic engineering. He will be working…

Two ChemE Alumni Recognized with Arbor Awards

The University of Toronto has honoured two alumni from the Department of Chemical Engineering & Applied Chemistry with Arbor Awards. The awards recognize outstanding voluntary service to the university. “On behalf of the Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering, I…

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