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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: 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 »

ChemE students and faculty take home top prizes at CCEC 2020 Virtual

November 6, 2020

From October 26 to October 30, 2020, ChemE students and faculty virtually attended and participated in the 70th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference (CCEC) hosted annually by the Chemical Institute of Canada (CIC). Over 600 delegates representing 16 countries attended the conference. Attendees included undergraduate and graduate students, faculty members and industry experts. This year, ChemE… Read more »

ChemE students take home top prizes at Hatchery’s 2020 Demo Day

September 23, 2020

Student-founded startup Themis co-founded by Amardeep Singh (MEng) — which leverages artificial intelligence (AI) to streamline contract-drafting for lawyers — recently took home the top prize at the eighth-annual Hatchery Demo Day 2020, hosted by the Entrepreneurship Hatchery. The event is the culmination of the Hatchery Nest program, a four-month accelerator that connects student teams… Read more »

5 Tips for Hosting a Virtual Research Conference

September 18, 2020

By Samantha Cheung (ChemE PhD candidate) From April to June 2020, I led a committee that organized the U of T Engineering Research Conference (UTERC) — the Faculty’s first-ever virtual research conference for graduate students. We planned this conference completely from scratch and ended up having over 400 registrants with a program consisting of alumni… Read more »

Back to Skule™ 2020 with ChemE student leaders: Nina-Francesca Farac

September 11, 2020

As the Chemical Engineering Graduate Students’ Association (CEGSA) prepares for the 2020-21 Skule™ year, writer Amanda Hacio caught up with incoming president, Nina-Francesca Farac (ChemE PhD candidate), to learn more about what her plans are for the upcoming Skule™ year, how she’s preparing for the Fall, and how students can get involved in CEGSA. This… Read more »

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