Posts Categorized: News 2013

The Class of 1T3: Passionate, Energetic, Involved

Over 1,000 U of T Engineering students graduate every year. Each one of them is exceptional, and each one has a story to tell. What do bees, the ocean, horses, chemistry, skiing and stage work have in common? The answer…

International Student Research Exchanges

From June 4 to 8, U of T Engineering hosted the 12th Consortium on Sustainable Materials (COSM) UT2 Graduate Student Workshop. This year’s conference, ‘Materials for Sustainability,’ brought together 14 faculty and graduate students from the University of Tokyo, and…

Biomaterials Offer a Robust Platform for Stem Cells

One of the challenges facing stem cell researchers is how to ensure that cells delivered to patients don’t die after transplantation to the point of care. At a session of the annual ISSCR in Boston yesterday, Professor Molly Shoichet of the University…

Goodbye to Plastics?

Plastic is an amazing material: it is light, strong, flexible and cheap to produce. But it has two big drawbacks: it’s made from petroleum, of which we have limited supplies, and it doesn’t decompose easily. Humans throw away billions of…

Accidental Discovery Leads to Process Improvements

Boron subphthalocyanine polymers by facile coupling to poly (acrylic acid-ran-styrene) copolymers and the associated problems with autoinitition when employing nitroxide mediated polymerization, an article by Professor Tim Benderand Post Doctoral Fellow Benoit Lessard of the Department of Chemical Engineering & Applied Chemistry at…

Alumnus Wins 2012 Small Young Innovator Awards

The “Small Young Innovator Awards” was presented to Professor Ali Khademhosseini (ChemE 9T9, MASc 0T1) during the recent “Small Science Symposium: Frontiers in Nanomedicine” held in Singapore from 10 – 12 December 2012. To read more, clickhere.

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