Grad News

Hao Yang Xu and Long Ye chosen as the 2024 MEng Project of the Year award recipients

June 19, 2024

The MEng Project of the Year award, which began last year and honours two MEng students for outstanding achievement in their MEng project, has been awarded to Hao Yang Xu and Long Ye for the 2023-24 academic year. Xu’s project – Evaluation of Sampling Techniques and Their Impact on Key Performance Indicators in Machine Learning […]

ChemE PhD candidate Erica Di Pede wins Scientific Frontiers Student Award at Probiota Americas conference

June 13, 2024

At the recent Probiota Americas conference in Salt Lake City, Erica Di Pede (ChemE PhD candidate) claimed the Scientific Frontiers Student Award for her work on the functionality and efficacy of a novel mannan-oligsaccharide (MOS) prebiotic. Di Pede’s project involves the application of MOSs from coconut, investigating their functionality as prebiotics to support health. She […]

Team lead by Gisele Azimi designs new way to recycle steel, with potential to usher in a circular steel economy

June 13, 2024

U of T Engineering researchers have designed a new way to recycle steel that has the potential to decarbonize a range of manufacturing industries and usher in a circular steel economy.  The method is outlined in a new paper published in Resources, Conservation & Recycling and co-authored by Jaesuk (Jay) Paeng (ChemE PhD candidate), William Judge (MSE PhD 2T1) and Professor Gisele Azimi (ChemE, […]

MetSoc Sustainability Scholarship awarded to Shaihroz Khan for innovative research in sustainable nickel ore processing

August 3, 2023

MetSoc is pleased to announce the recipient of its prestigious Sustainability Scholarship. Shaihroz Khan, a PhD candidate in the Department of Chemical Engineering & Applied Chemistry (ChemE) at the University of Toronto, has been recognized for his outstanding commitment to advancing sustainable practices in the metallurgical and materials industry. Shaihroz’s exceptional dedication to sustainability and […]

Passionate alum from ChemE launches innovative pet food company

June 28, 2023

Sofia Bonilla (ChemE PhD 1T7), an accomplished alum from the Department of Chemical Engineering & Applied Chemistry at the University of Toronto, has taken her expertise in microbiology, environmental science, and chemical engineering to revolutionize the pet food industry in Canada. Driven by her passion for animal welfare and sustainability, Sofia founded HOPE Pet Food, […]

ChemE’s 2023 Student Life Catalyst Award recipients announced

June 20, 2023

The Department of Chemical Engineering & Applied Chemistry (ChemE) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2023 Student Life Catalyst Awards. This departmental award recognizes outstanding final-year undergraduate and graduate students for their remarkable contributions to the ChemE student-life experience. The winners have demonstrated exceptional dedication, leadership, and innovation, making a significant impact on […]

ChemE celebrates the graduation of 129 students

June 20, 2023

The Department of Chemical Engineering & Applied Chemistry (ChemE) at the University of Toronto is delighted to congratulate the exceptional group of 92 undergraduate students and 37 graduate students who have successfully completed their studies and graduated this year. ChemE takes immense pride in their accomplishments and wishes them all the best as they embark […]

2023 grads to watch!

June 15, 2023

With U of T Engineering’s convocation ceremonies on June 20, 2023, our students mark the end of one journey and the beginning of another. Having enriched the U of T Engineering community as undergraduate and graduate students, they will join our vibrant, global network of Skule™ alumni, where they will continue to address pressing challenges […]

Join CEGSA and shape the future of our grad programs: Emma Su’s inspiring journey

June 13, 2023

Looking to make a difference in the world of sustainable energy? Meet Emma Su (ChemE MEng 2T3), an exceptional graduate student who has been leading the way as an advocate for the MEng program at the Department of Chemical Engineering & Applied Chemistry (ChemE) at U of T. Her incredible journey serves as an invitation […]

DIY air purifier could improve your home’s air quality and protect you from wildfire smoke

June 13, 2023

As acrid wildfire smoke from Quebec and northeastern Ontario drifted to the GTA earlier last week, Kristin Iorio, who lives with asthma, could feel her chest constrict and her breathing become heavier. So, she decided to build an air purifier herself in order to clean the air in her home in Ajax, Ont. Using nothing […]