Honours & Awards Archive (2021)

Professor Greg Evans wins Environment Division Research and Development Dima Award

By Delicia Ansalem | December 16, 2021 | Comments Off on Professor Greg Evans wins Environment Division Research and Development Dima Award

Congratulations to Professor Greg Evans on being the recipient of the 2022 Environment Division Research and Development Dima Award from the Chemical Institute of Canada, presented for contributions to research and development in environmental chemistry and chemical engineering. Read more about Professor Evans’ research. 

Li-Cycle named winner of Fast Company’s first-ever list of the “Next Big Things in Tech”

By Jennifer Hsu | December 10, 2021 | Comments Off on Li-Cycle named winner of Fast Company’s first-ever list of the “Next Big Things in Tech”

Li-Cycle Holdings Corp., an industry leader in lithium-ion battery resource recovery and recycling in North America, has been named the winner of Fast Company’s inaugural Next Big Things in Tech list. Fast Company’s Next Big Things in Tech highlights new technology breakthroughs that are expected to help define the future of the industries they serve…. Read more »

Laura Burget (ChemE 1T6) makes Forbes 30 Under 30

By Jennifer Hsu | December 10, 2021 | Comments Off on Laura Burget (ChemE 1T6) makes Forbes 30 Under 30

Laura Burget (ChemE 1T6) and her business partner Connie Lo were recently announced as members of the 2022 Forbes 30 Under 30 list for Retail and E-Commerce. Burget attributes her fourth-year course, Entrepreneurship and Small Business (APS234), for motivating her to dive deeper into researching the skincare industry, leading her to discover a nearly untapped market:… Read more »

Alison McGuigan becomes a new member of FTERM

By Jennifer Hsu | December 2, 2021 | Comments Off on Alison McGuigan becomes a new member of FTERM

During the 2021 Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society (TERMIS) World Congress, Professor Alison McGuigan was announced as one of the International Fellows of Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine (FTERM). This honour recognizes leaders who have shaped the tissue engineering and regenerative medicine field and TERMIS. Fellows are only recognized every three years at… Read more »

NSERC Synergy Award celebrates decades of collaboration on nanoscale electron microscopy and robotics

By Delicia Ansalem | November 19, 2021 | Comments Off on NSERC Synergy Award celebrates decades of collaboration on nanoscale electron microscopy and robotics

A long-standing collaboration between researchers at U of T Engineering and Hitachi High-Tech Canada (HTC) has been recognized with a Synergy Award for Innovation from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC). The Synergy Awards recognize examples of collaboration that stand as models of effective partnership between industry and colleges or universities. Key principal investigators from U… Read more »

U of T Engineering team earns Brockhouse Prize for Interdisciplinary Research in Science and Engineering

By Jennifer Hsu | November 17, 2021 | Comments Off on U of T Engineering team earns Brockhouse Prize for Interdisciplinary Research in Science and Engineering

A multidisciplinary team that includes several U of T Engineering professors has been awarded the 2021 Brockhouse Prize for Interdisciplinary Research in Science and Engineering from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada. The award recognizes outstanding Canadian teams of researchers from different disciplines. In this case, the team combined their knowledge and skills to… Read more »

Exceptional showing for ChemE students at CCEC 2021

By Jennifer Hsu | November 17, 2021 | Comments Off on Exceptional showing for ChemE students at CCEC 2021

It was another incredible Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference (CCEC) for ChemE students. During the 2021 virtual conference in October, Mickael Dang (PhD Candidate) placed first in the Reg Friesen Student Oral Paper Competition, Erin Ng (ChemE 2T3) placed third in the Robert G. Auld Student Paper Competition, and Arianna Skirzynska (PhD Candidate) placed second in… Read more »

Honghi Tran inducted into the Hall of Distinction

By Jennifer Hsu | November 5, 2021 | Comments Off on Honghi Tran inducted into the Hall of Distinction

On November 4, Honghi Tran (ChemE PhD 8T2) was inducted into the Faculty’s Hall of Distinction, which is an assembly of extraordinary alumni, selected for membership by their peers for their lifelong accomplishments. These are graduates whose performances have ultimately defined what is most exemplary in our graduates and in our profession. The careers of… Read more »

Three alumni recognized with the 2021 Arbor Award

By Jennifer Hsu | November 5, 2021 | Comments Off on Three alumni recognized with the 2021 Arbor Award

The University of Toronto is profoundly grateful to the 2021 Arbor Award recipients. These leading members of the University community have played an important role in advancing U of T as one of the world’s great institutions of higher learning and advanced research. This year’s group of recipients include Heba Chehade (ChemE 0T0), Narmeen Haq (ChemE… Read more »

Sheida Stephens receives Engineers Canada Manulife Scholarship

By Jennifer Hsu | October 28, 2021 | Comments Off on Sheida Stephens receives Engineers Canada Manulife Scholarship

Sheida Stephens (PhD Candidate) supervised by Professor Grant Allen is one of three recipients of the 2021 Engineers Canada Manulife Scholarship, which provides $12,500 to each recipient to further their study/research in an engineering field. Click here to explore the various ways this year’s recipients are strengthening their knowledge in the field.

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