Grad News

Suraj Borkar’s work featured in Nature Communications

October 7, 2021

Substrate colonization by an emulsion drop prior to spreading, work by Suraj Borkar (ChemE PhD Candidate) and Professor Arun Ramchandran, was just published in Nature Communications: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-021-26015-2. In classical wetting, the spreading of an emulsion drop on a surface is preceded by the formation of a bridge connecting the drop and the surface across the… Read more »

Grad Shout Out: Patrick Diep Wins 3rd Place in MetSoc Paper Competition

August 19, 2021

Patrick Diep, a PhD Candidate supervised by Profs. Alexander Yakunin and Krishna Mahadevan, placed 3rd at the 60th Conference of Metallurgists which was virtually hosted by MetSoc from August 17-19. Currently, liquid mine effluents may contain dissolved metals at concentrations too low to be economically extracted by existing technologies, yet too high for environmental discharge…. Read more »

Grad Shout Out: Amardeep Singh

August 17, 2021

In this Grad Shout Out, we talk to Amardeep Singh, a recent MEng graduate who completed a Biomanufacturing emphasis.   What are you currently working on? Currently, I’m focusing on a few online projects in the areas of AI, research, manufacturing, and development. My major roles are vested in two companies, Deepgram and Lambda Function…. Read more »

Grad Shout Out: Congratulations 2020-21 CHE graduates!

July 16, 2021

Congratulations to our newest graduates: Hadel Al Asafen, Esmeralda Bukuroshi, Nicolas Antonio Rodriguez Carunungan, Danmei Chen, Zahra Choolaei, Shreyas Choudhary, Ashutosh Desai, David Ferguson, Andrew Haddad, Yingnan He, Xin Huang, Alexander Imbault, Yiming Jing, Ian Alexander Elliot Johnston, Benjamin John Knapik, Jo-Wen Kung, Ka Yee Lam, Jong Ho Lee, Kris Leung, Zhaokun Liang, Mahd Sabir… Read more »

ChemE PhD Candidate Anastasia Korolj Receives Prestigious Schmidt Science Fellowship

June 4, 2021

  On Tuesday, June 3rd, Anastasia Korolj, a PhD Candidate supervised by Prof. Milica Radisic (ChemE) was named to the list of 2021 Schmidt Science Fellows. The 2021 cohort was nominated by 19 of the world’s leading science and engineering institutions in eight countries. The 28 Fellows represent 13 nationalities and research fields that include… Read more »

Five ChemE students awarded Hatch/FASE Graduate Scholarship

March 26, 2021

Five ChemE MASc and PhD candidates have received the 2021 Hatch/FASE Graduate Scholarship sponsored by Hatch Inc. and the Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering. The scholarship was created to fund the research and training of world-class researchers and engineers studying the recovery and application of sustainably derived energy. This year, five ChemE graduate students… Read more »

Call for Submissions: ChemE Virtual Graduate Research Poster Exhibition 2021

March 23, 2021

The Department of Chemical Engineering & Applied Chemistry is excited to announce our first ever virtual graduate research poster exhibition for Masters and PhD students which will take place on Friday, May 28, 2021. Deadline to register is April 12th: https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=JsKqeAMvTUuQN7RtVsVSEPQcmFsMDORAsIJqA5qNzNFUQTZST0tUTVRTNEg3R0Y2TU5NVjhOVU5INS4u Deadline to submit your final poster and abstract is May 24th Abstract (50 words max.) Poster… Read more »

Seven ChemE students receive 2021 University of Toronto Student Leadership Awards

February 11, 2021

Seven ChemE students have been awarded a 2021 University of Toronto Student Leadership Award (UTSLA). The University of Toronto Student Leadership Award continues U of T’s long-standing tradition of recognizing outstanding student leadership, service, and commitment to the university:   Esmeralda Bukuroshi (ChemE PhD 2T1) “I recently defended my PhD thesis on material engineering for organic… Read more »

ChemE welcomes seven new PhD students

February 5, 2021

We are delighted to formally welcome the following students into the PhD program in the Department of Chemical Engineering & Applied Chemistry. All of these students successfully passed the PhD Qualifying Exam and reflect the excellence and diversity of research in our Department:     William Broomhead Supervisor: Professor Cathy Chin Thesis: Mechanistic Framework and… Read more »

Two ChemE entrepreneurs receive funding for solutions-based social enterprises

January 27, 2021

Sofia Bonilla (ChemE PhD 1T7) and Patrick Diep (ChemE PhD candidate) are among 18 U of T students and alumni who received inaugural funding through the Lo Family Social Venture Fund to take their start-ups to the next level. The Fund supports solutions-based social enterprises, which have the potential to positively impact the global community…. Read more »

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