Honours & Awards

Two ChemE members inducted as Fellows into CAE

June 13, 2022

On June 13, the Canadian Academy of Engineering (CAE) announced 47 new Fellows, six new International Fellows and one Honorary Fellow. Among the group are ChemE community members Ted Mao (ChemE MASc 8T3, PhD 9T7) and Professor Alison McGuigan (ChemE PhD 0T5). Ted Mao, President, MW Technologies Inc. Dr. Ted Mao, past Vice president, Research… Read more »

U of T Engineering researcher Paul Chen earns Schmidt Science Fellowship

June 10, 2022

Paul Chen (ChemE PhD 2T2) has earned a Schmidt Science Fellowship for his research into engineering and nanotechnology. He is among only 29 Fellows from around the world in the 2022 cohort. Growing up in Texas, then later in Calgary, Chen wasn’t too sure what he wanted from his career — but he did know… Read more »

Molly Shoichet receives honorary doctorate from uOttawa

June 7, 2022

Molly Shoichet is one of nine recipients of an honorary doctorate from the University of Ottawa (uOttawa). An honorary doctorate from uOttawa acknowledges that the recipient deserves to be recognized for their unsurpassed abilities due to life’s learning and experiences. Dr. Shoichet is a professor at the University of Toronto, where she is one of… Read more »

PhD student wins a national forestry award

June 3, 2022

In advance of World Environment Day, Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) is proud to announce the inaugural winners of the Chisholm Awards for Innovation in Forestry, a national competition which recognizes youth leadership and innovative research developments in the field of forestry. The Chisholm Awards for Innovation in Forestry program showcases the game-changing ideas,… Read more »

Three ChemE students win University of Toronto Excellence Awards

May 18, 2022

Please join us in congratulating Michael Chan, Cassidy Tan, and Bella Zhang, who have each received a University of Toronto Excellence Award (UTEA) in the Natural Sciences & Engineering category. The funding provided through the award will allow them to continue their current research projects throughout the summer.   Michael Chan (ChemE 2T5) Microplastics are… Read more »

Professor Milica Radisic wins the 2022 Acta Biomaterialia Silver Medal

May 5, 2022

Professor Milica Radisic is the recipient of the 2022 Acta Biomaterialia Silver Medal, which honours and recognizes significant scientific contributions and leadership deemed recent and timely. Professor Radisic is a Canada Research Chair in Functional Cardiovascular Tissue Engineering and a Senior Scientist at the Toronto General Research Institute. She is also the Director of the… Read more »

U of A names Professor Molly Shoichet a 2022 honorary degree recipient

May 3, 2022

Congratulations to Professor Molly Shoichet who will be receiving her honorary Doctor of Science degree on June 13 at 3 p.m. from the University of Alberta. Shoichet is a leading Canadian researcher who has developed breakthrough approaches to treating cancer, stroke, blindness and spinal cord injuries. Her pioneering work has resulted in more than 650 research… Read more »

Jeanette Southwood receives prestigious citizenship award

May 3, 2022

A ChemE alumna has been honoured by the Ontario Society of Professional Engineers (OSPE) and Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO) with an Ontario Professional Engineers Award. Jeanette Southwood (ChemE 8T6, MASc 8T8) received the Citizenship Award, for an engineer who has made significant volunteer contributions to the community.  An award-winning engineer and leader, Southwood is Vice-President, Corporate… Read more »

Four ChemE students receive U of T Student Leadership Awards

February 28, 2022

This month, 18 students from the Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering earned U of T Student Leadership Awards, which recognizes leadership, service and commitment to the university. Among this group were four outstanding ChemE students. Brohath Amrithraj (ChemE 2T1+1) recognized the lack of international engineering student services and founded an organization called International Transition… Read more »

ChemE Student Discovery Award winners

February 11, 2022

Four graduate students have received Student Discovery Awards. Established in 2013, this award is presented to students who have successfully defended their MASc or PhD thesis at a Departmental Oral Examination within 2 or 5 years of program start date respectively, and have authored/co-authored at least one first-authored paper per year in the program at… Read more »

Professor Honghi Tran inducted to Pulp & Paper Canada’s Hall of Fame

January 20, 2022

Congratulations to Professor Honghi Tran, one of the winners of Pulp & Paper Canada’s inaugural Hall of Fame. As Professor emeritus and Director of the Pulp & Paper Centre at the University of Toronto, Professor Tran has contributed immensely to the pulp and paper industry in Canada. Having worked originally in the glass industry in Japan,… Read more »

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