Posts Categorized: Honours & Awards 2016

New CAE inductions

Eleven members of the U of T Engineering community have been inducted as fellows of the Canadian Academy of Engineering (CAE). Professors Nazir Kherani (ECE, MSE), Deepa Kundur (ECE), Milica Radisic (IBBME, ChemE), Murray Thomson (MIE) and Honghi Tran (ChemE),…

ChemE adjunct prof receives honorary degree

Born into a fifth-generation salt producing family in India, M.G. Venkatesh Mannar is a chemical engineer and food technologist who has spent close to four decades working in developing countries around the world to help put an end to malnutrition…

ChemE alumna honoured by Engineers Canada

U of T Engineering alumna Marisa Sterling (ChemE 9T1) was recently celebrated by Engineers Canada for demonstrating remarkable leadership in her community. At the Engineers Canada Awards Gala in Charlottetown, P.E.I., on May 26, Canada’s engineering profession honoured Sterling with…

2015-16 LOT and Grad Award winners

On April 1, students, faculty, staff, alumni and industry friends came together to enjoy the 31st Annual Chemical Engineering Dinner. Several students were recognized throughout the evening for their extracurricular and/or academic achievements. Leaders of Tomorrow Award Winners The Class…

Nikola Andric receives Gordon Cressy Award

Nikola Andric (1T5+PEY) was one of 15 U of T Engineering students honoured with a Gordon Cressy Leadership Awards on Wednesday, April 20 in recognition for his leadership and commitment to improving the world around him. Nikola has been a…

Professor Elizabeth Edwards wins Killam Prize

Professor Elizabeth Edwards (ChemE) has been named among this year’s Killam Prize winners. Presented by the Canada Council for the Arts, the awards honour eminent Canadian scholars and scientists actively engaged in research. “It’s a recognition of a really wonderful…

Alumna wins prestigious community service award

Engineers Canada has announced this year’s nine winners of the annual Engineers Canada Awards. Marisa Sterling (9T1) is the 2016 recipient of the Meritorious Service Award for Community Service. Sponsored by TD, Manulife, Great-West Life and ENCON Group Inc., the…

ChemE grad student recognized by CIC/SCI

Hui Huang Hoe (1T5), a PhD candidate supervised by Professor Don Kirk, is a 2015 CIC/SCI Canada Merit Award recipient. The award acknowledges academic excellence in students graduating from Canadian chemical sciences and engineering programs. Hui will receive his award…

New CRCs for ChemE

Seven researchers from across U of T’s Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering have received significant federal support for their research with new or renewed Canada Research Chairs. Among the group of seven are Professors Cathy Chin and Elodie Passeport. Ya-Huei Cathy Chin…

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