Posts Categorized: Honours & Awards 2014

Bill Troost Inducted into Hall of Distinction

ChemE alumnus William “Bill” Troost (6T7) was inducted into the Engineering Hall of Distinction at a ceremony held at U of T’s Hart House on Nov 5, 2014 in recognition of his outstanding contributions to the engineering profession and his community. The Hall of…

ChemE Students Win CSChE Prizes

Congratulations to undergraduate students Manyi Zhao, Odo Wong, Jieyu Wu and Yinan Xu! They were awarded prizes in the Robert G. Auld Technical Paper competition at this year’s CSChE Conference in Niagara Falls, Ont. 2nd place: Heterogeneous Catalytic Inversion of Sucrose, by Manyi Zhao, Odo Wong…

Elizabeth Edwards Named CRC in Anaerobic Biotechnology

Congratulations to ChemE Professor Elizabeth Edwardswho has been named Canada Research Chair in Anaerobic Biotechnology.  Professor Edwards is the Director of BioZone and a leading expert on the use of microbes to remediate groundwater contaminated with industrial solvents. Microbial cultures developed in her…

Michael Sefton Named to IOM

University Professor Michael Sefton (ChemE, IBBME) has received a rare honour that few Canadians hold. He was invited to join the United States Institute of Medicine (IOM), which is the health arm of the National Academy of Sciences and advises U.S. policy…

ChemE Alumnus Receives Arbor Award

ChemE Alumnus Constantine Karayannopoulos (BASc 8T3, MASc 8T8) is one of the recipients of the 2014 University of Toronto Arbor Awards for his outstanding work in support of the university.  The Arbor Awards recognize volunteers whose personal service, loyalty, dedication and generosity have added…

Milica Radisic Named to RSC College

Congratulations to Professor Milica Radisic (IBBME, ChemE).  She is among three U of T researchers named to the inaugural cohort of the Royal Society of Canada’s new College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists – an initiative that recognizes the emerging generation…

ChemE Professor Wins 2014 Syncrude Canada Innovation Award

Professor Radhakrishnan Mahadevan will be recognized by the Canadian Society for Chemical Engineering with theSyncrude Canada Innovation Award at the64th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference.  This award is presented to an individual under the age of 40 for a distinguished contribution to the field…

ChemE Students Win CSChE Student Chapter Merit Award

The U of T Student Chapter of the Canadian Society for Chemical Engineering (CSChE), which is run by students from the ChemE department, has won the 2014 CSChE Student Chapter Merit Award.  This award is presented in recognition of initiative and…

Molly Shoichet Receives TERMIS Senior Scientist Award

Professor Molly Shoichet (ChemE, IBBME) is the recipient of the 2014 TERMIS Senior Scientist award from the Tissue Engineering International & Regenerative Medicine Society – Americas (TERMIS-AM).  This award recognizes her significant contributions to the field of tissue engineering and regenerative medicine. …

Engineering Leadership Institute Wins Prestigious Award

Congratulations to the entire team at the Troost Institute for Leadership Eduction in Engineering (ILead), whose unique and innovative training program has won the prestigious Alan Blizzard Award for Collaborative Training. The award recognizes the institute for integrating leadership education into U…

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