Honours & Awards Archive (2021)

Samantha Cheung (ChemE PhD 2T1) and Fletcher Han (ChemE 2T0+PEY) Named 2021 Grads to Watch by U of T Engineering

By Branden Wesseling | June 23, 2021 | Comments Off on Samantha Cheung (ChemE PhD 2T1) and Fletcher Han (ChemE 2T0+PEY) Named 2021 Grads to Watch by U of T Engineering

With the University’s virtual Convocation ceremony on June 23, 2021 U of T Engineering 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… Read more »

Anastasia Korolj earns Schmidt Science Fellowship to advance interdisciplinary tissue engineering research

By Branden Wesseling | June 23, 2021 | Comments Off on Anastasia Korolj earns Schmidt Science Fellowship to advance interdisciplinary tissue engineering research

Story by Tyler Irving, U of T Engineering News For Anastasia Korolj (ChemE 1T5, PhD 2T1), a love of innovation and discovery was born in a farmer’s field in rural Serbia. “I was raised in Toronto, but I was born in Serbia and spent my summers visiting relatives in a farm town near Novi Sad,” she says…. Read more »

Sami Khan (ChemE 1T2) Named Action Canada Fellow

By Branden Wesseling | June 17, 2021 | Comments Off on Sami Khan (ChemE 1T2) Named Action Canada Fellow

Sami Khan (ChemE 1T2) was recently elected an Action Canada Fellows, given annually to 20 emerging leaders. Sami is an Assistant Professor in the School of Sustainable Energy Engineering at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver. He leads the Engineered Interfaces for Sustainable Energy (EISEn) group, studying creative ways to enhance the performance and longevity of… Read more »

Daryl Wilson (ChemE 8T2) Elected to the Canadian Academy of Engineering

By Branden Wesseling | June 17, 2021 | Comments Off on Daryl Wilson (ChemE 8T2) Elected to the Canadian Academy of Engineering

Daryl Wilson (ChemE 8T2) has been elected as 2021 Fellows of the Canadian Academy of Engineering (CAE). The CAE is a national institution through which Canada’s most distinguished and experienced engineers provide strategic advice on matters of critical importance to Canada. A pioneer in the application of hydrogen for clean energy, Daryl Wilson currently serves… Read more »

David Colcleugh (ChemE 5T9, MASc 6T0, PhD 6T2) Receives Honorary Degree from U of T

By Branden Wesseling | June 4, 2021 | Comments Off on David Colcleugh (ChemE 5T9, MASc 6T0, PhD 6T2) Receives Honorary Degree from U of T

On June 7, 2021, David Colcleugh (ChemE 5T9, MASc 6T0, PhD 6T2) is being recognized by the University of Toronto with the degree of Doctor of Laws, honoris causa, for his outstanding service to the university through his transformative and pioneering contributions to leadership education in engineering. He is an engineer and the former chair,… Read more »

ChemE PhD Candidate Anastasia Korolj Receives Prestigious Schmidt Science Fellowship

By Branden Wesseling | June 4, 2021 | Comments Off on ChemE PhD Candidate Anastasia Korolj Receives Prestigious Schmidt Science Fellowship

  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 »

Second year ChemE student, Stephanie Obeta, receives 5T3 Engineering Award for community leadership

By Branden Wesseling | May 13, 2021 | Comments Off on Second year ChemE student, Stephanie Obeta, receives 5T3 Engineering Award for community leadership

Story originally posted by Engineering Alumni & Friends. Adapted for Chem Eng News. If you think you know what it means to be an engineer, think again.  That’s the message from four accomplished U of T Engineering students, who were recognized for their academic and extracurricular accomplishments at the Engineering Student Awards virtual event, held March 10, 2021. … Read more »

Alumna Jeanette Southwood named Honorary Captain by Royal Canadian Navy

By Branden Wesseling | April 19, 2021 | Comments Off on Alumna Jeanette Southwood named Honorary Captain by Royal Canadian Navy

Alumna Jeanette Southwood (ChemE 8T6, ChemE MASc 8T8) was named an Honorary Captain (Navy) of the Fleet Maintenance Facility Cape Scott by the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN). Canadians who receive this an honorary designation are appointed by the Minister of National Defence and are leaders in their respective fields and take on the role of… Read more »

ChemE students and alumni place second in Water Environment Association of Ontario design competition

By Branden Wesseling | April 14, 2021 | Comments Off on ChemE students and alumni place second in Water Environment Association of Ontario design competition

A multidisciplinary team of U of T Engineering alumni and students, including three from ChemE, placed second in the 2021 Water Environment Association of Ontario student design competition. Yourong Li (ChemE MEng 2T1), Yucong Shi (ChemE 1T9 + PEY, CivE MASc 2T2), Menghong (Freya) Wu (CivE MASc 2T2), Shuyi (Yvonne) Zhang (ChemE 1T9 + PEY,… Read more »

Professor Charles Jia named 2021 Chemical Institute of Canada Fellow

By Branden Wesseling | April 14, 2021 | Comments Off on Professor Charles Jia named 2021 Chemical Institute of Canada Fellow

Professor Charles Jia (ChemE) was named one of five 2021 Chemical Institute of Canada (CIC) fellows for his outstanding contributions across multiple areas including: Scientific, Engineering and Technical Contributions, CIC, CSC, CSChE, CSCT Activities, Management of Science, Engineering or Technology, and Teaching, Mentorship, and Public Awareness. Dr. Charles Jia is a professor in the Department… Read more »

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