Posts Categorized: News 2014

Celebrating our Scholars and Leaders

Our annual Scholars & Leaders Reception was held on Nov 26, 2014 at Massey College in celebration of the outstanding academic success of our students and the continued support of our dedicated alumni. Over 100 undergraduate and 70 graduate students received scholarships…

New $5-million NSERC Strategic Network

A major new Canadian initiative on the use of enzymes for environmentally sound manufacturing processes was announced today and will be led by ChemE Professor Elizabeth Edwards.  The Industrial Biocatalysis Network (IBN) is a 5-year, $5 million project involving nine researchers from U…

Researchers Take On Grand Challenges

ChemE researchers are bringing their expertise to two recently announced Grand Challenges Canada grants that address urgent health issues in the developing world. Professor Yu-Ling Cheng (Director, Centre for Global Engineering) and collaborators in Bangladesh will harness the power of the sun to…

Grateful for Graditude

Each year ChemE undergraduate students raise money to support student activities through the Graditude campaign. The funds are a parting gift from the graduating class and are matched by alumni donations that greatly enhance their impact. Thanks to the outstanding efforts of…

ChemE Welcomes Two New Faculty Members

The Department of Chemical Engineering & Applied Chemistry is pleased to welcome two new faculty members, Dr. Gisele Azimi and Dr. Elodie Passeport, who joined the department as Assistant Professors on August 1, 2014.  Dr. Gisele Azimi is an expert in hydrometallurgy, electrochemical processes and advanced…

Lights on for OLED Research

Congratulations to ChemE PhD student Andrew Paton who is part of Professor Tim Bender‘s research group and has received one of this year’sHeffernan Commercialization Fellowships for his innovative work on improving the energy efficiency and cost-effectiveness of LED lights and solar cells using organic…

Professor Paradi Talks Entrepreneurship

What does it take to become an engineering entrepreneur?  Find out how U of T’s entrepreneurship training is preparing students for life in the marketplace from Professor Emeritus Joseph Paradi (ChemE, MIE), who recently shared his thoughts on the engineering business minor and…

Remembering Professor Robert Jervis

The Department of Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry is sad to announce the passing of Professor Emeritus Robert E. Jervis on his 87th birthday on May 21st.  Professor Jervis was a highly accomplished and respected member of our Department, truly a Canadian…

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