Posts Categorized: News 2013

Professor Milica Radisic Talks Bioengineering on InnerSpace

Professor Milica Radisic and her research team recently appeared on Space Channel’s InnerSpace program to discuss their new method of maturing human heart cells that simulates the natural growth environment of heart cells while applying electrical pulses to mimic the heart rate…

Fortifying Tea with Iron Project Wins Prestigious Science Grant

ChemE Professors Edgar Acosta, Yu-Ling Cheng and Levente Diosady (ChemE 6T6, PhD 7T2) has been awarded a prestigious science grant that will allow them to develop an idea to fortify tea leaves with iron, a project that could help reduce the maternal and perinatal death…

Bioengineering Skin on a Mass Scale

It’s one thing to invent a machine that prints skin, but it’s a whole other challenge to bring what seems like the domain of mad science to mass production. Last fall, a team at the University of Toronto invented a…

Internal Grant Secured to Create New Initiative on Exposomics

Many chronic diseases are now believed to be due to a combination of an individual’s genome and their cumulative environmental exposure. Exposome, analogous to genome, is an emerging approach to assessing this exposure. Internationally very large research initiatives are planned…

ChemE Members Inducted into the Canadian Academy of Engineering

Three members of the ChemE community were inducted into the Canadian Academy of Engineering (CAE) on June 20, during the CAE Annual Meeting in Montreal. Professors Yu-Ling Cheng and Mark Kortschot (MASc 8T5), as well as AlumnusSavvas Hatzikiriakos (ChemE 6T9, PhD 7T2) are among the…

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