Posts Categorized: Honours & Awards 2016

A great week for Molly Shoichet

This week on December 5, Molly Shoichet was named the 2017 winner of the Kalev Pugi Award by the Chemical Institute of Canada (CIC)/Society for Chemical Industry (SCI). The award acknowledges exceptional achievements in research and development that provides significant…

Honghi Tran wins TAPPI Gold Medal Award

ChemE prof and alum Honghi Tran (ChemE PhD 8T2) has won the Gunnar Nicholson Gold Medal Award, presented by the Technical Association of the Pulp and Paper Industry. It is the highest honour that the association presents to an individual.…

ChemE undergrad wins Rhodes Scholarship

Stephanie Gaglione, who is majoring in chemical engineering at the University of Toronto, has been selected as a 2017 Rhodes Scholar, a prestigious annual scholarship to the University of Oxford. Gaglione, who loves to rock climb, run and canoe, celebrated…

Molly Shoichet receives 2016 Till & McCulloch Award

University Professor Molly Shoichet, a world-renowned researcher and leader in the use of biomaterials to enhance stem-cell delivery for treating disease conditions from stroke to blindness, is the recipient of the 2016 Till & McCulloch Award. The award recognizes both Shoichet’s contributions…

Alison McGuigan wins Hart Professorship award

Seven U of T Engineering faculty members have received the inaugural Percy Edward Hart and Erwin Edward Hart Professorships, enhancing emerging research and education across the Faculty. Among the winners is ChemE prof and alumna Alison McGuigan. Prof. McGuigan completed…

ChemE undergrad wins two prizes at UnERD 2016

On August 9, Onasvi Kharsikar (ChemE 1T8) won two medals at the 2016 Undergraduate Engineering Research Day (UnERD). This annual one-day research conference held at the University of Toronto is hosted by students from the Faculty of Applied Science &…

Alumni receive Ontario Professional Engineers Awards

Two ChemE engineers have been honoured by the Ontario Society of Professional Engineers (OSPE) and Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO) with Ontario Professional Engineers Awards. Valerie Davidson (PhD 8T3) is receiving a Citizenship Award, which recognize engineers who have made significant…

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