Honours & Awards

Professor Molly Shoichet receives Margolese National Brain Disorders Prize October 9, 2020 - Four of Canada’s leading scientists in heart, brain and cancer research have been recognized by UBC’s Faculty of Medicine for their scientific accomplishments, and for their potential to make further... Read more »
Professor William Cluett receives OCUFA Teaching Award October 7, 2020 - Story by Carolyn Farrell Professor William R. Cluett (ChemE) has been recognized by the Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations (OCUFA) with a 2020 OCUFA Teaching Award. This award recognizes university faculty who have made exceptional contributions... 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 (Year 3 ChemE) — which leverages artificial intelligence (AI) to streamline contract-drafting for lawyers — recently took home the top prize at the... Read more »
Professors Gisele Azimi and Arthur Chan awarded new Canada Research Chair positions July 27, 2020 - Story by Tyler Irving, U of T Engineering News Two U of T Engineering professors have been awarded new Canada Research Chairs. Professor Gisele Azimi (ChemE, MSE) now holds the Canada Research... Read more »
Three fourth-year ChemE students win second place in CSA Group Academic Challenge June 25, 2020 - Liam Donaghy, Kelly Low, Shashank Sharma, all Year 4 ChemE, were part of a U of T Engineering team that placed second in the 2020 CSA Group Academic Challenge. Every... Read more »
Professor Greg Evans inducted as a Fellow of the Canadian Engineering Education Association June 25, 2020 - Professor Greg Evans (ChemE, ISTEP) is among four U of T Engineering professors inducted as inaugural Fellows of the Canadian Engineering Education Association. The honour recognizes noteworthy service to engineering education,... Read more »
Prof. Grant Allen and Prof. Yuri Lawryshyn awarded endowed Chair appointments June 23, 2020 - Professor Grant Allen (ChemE) has been award the Frank Dottori Chair in Pulp and Paper Engineering and Professor Yuri Lawryshyn (ChemE) has been awarded the Joseph C. Paradi Chair in... Read more »
Seven ChemE graduate students place in first-ever virtual U of T Engineering Research Conference June 22, 2020 - Between the second and third week of June 2020, U of T Engineering held its first-ever virtual research conference. The conference featured the latest in undergraduate and graduate research in... Read more »
Prof. Milica Radisic named Massey College 2020-21 Senior Member June 19, 2020 - Professor Milica Radisic (IBBME, ChemE) was named a 2020-21 Senior Member of Massey College. As a Senior Member, Radisic will contribute to intellectual life at the College. Radisic is a... Read more »
Prof. Charles Jia elected into the Canadian Academy of Engineering June 16, 2020 - Professor Charles Jia (ChemE), is one of five U of T Engineering professors elected into the Canadian Academy of Engineering (CAE) for 2020. The CAE is a national institution through... Read more »
Prof. Gisele Azimi receives 2020 CSChE Innovation Award June 12, 2020 - Professor Gisele Azimi (ChemE, MSE) is the 2020 recipient of the CSChE Innovation Award presented by the Chemical Institute of Canada. This award recognizes Azimi’s distinguished contribution as an early career... Read more »
Prof. Milica Radisic receives Killam Fellowship May 26, 2020 - Story by Tyler Irving, U of T Engineering News Professor Milica Radisic (IBBME, ChemE) is among the recipients of this year’s Killam Research Fellowships. “It is a great honour to receive this... Read more »
Prof. Gisele Azimi receives the 2020 Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering Lectureship Award May 8, 2020 - Professor Gisele Azimi (ChemE, MSE) is the 2020 recipient of the Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering Lectureship Award presented by the Chemical Institute of Canada. This award recognizes Azimi’s outstanding... Read more »
Natalie Tleel (ChemE 1T9 + PEY) receives U of T Student Leadership Award April 30, 2020 - Natalie Tleel (ChemE 1T9 + PEY) is among 18 U of T Engineering students who received a U of T Student Leadership Award (formerly known as the Gordon Cressy Student... Read more »
Professors Gisele Azimi, Mark Kortschot and Elodie Passeport honoured for excellence by U of T Engineering April 22, 2020 - Three ChemE faculty members have been honoured for their outstanding contributions to the Faculty with teaching and research awards. These awards recognize exceptional faculty and staff members for their leadership,... Read more »
Prof. Vladimiros Papangelakis receives MetSoc 2020 Research Excellence Award April 16, 2020 - Professor Vladimiros Papangelakis (ChemE) was named the 2020 recipient of the Metallurgy & Materials Society (MetSoc) Research Excellence Award in recognition of his dedication to teaching and exceptional research innovations in... Read more »
Alumnus Howard Goodfellow earns 2020 Ontario Professional Engineers Award April 8, 2020 - Alumnus Howard Goodfellow (ChemE BASc 6T4, MASc 6T5, PhD 6T8) received the Management Medal, for innovative management contributing significantly to an engineering achievement. As a global leader in clean technology, Dr. Howard... Read more »
Prof. Gisele Azimi receives 2020 TMS EPD Young Leaders Professional Development Award March 11, 2020 - Professor Gisele Azimi (ChemE, MSE) received 2020 The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS) EPD Young Leaders Professional Development Award for her active participation and exceptional leadership as a member... Read more »
Professors Molly Shoichet and Tim Bender receive U of T Connaught Innovation Awards March 10, 2020 - Professors Tim Bender (ChemE) and Molly Shoichet (ChemE, IBBME) are among six U of T Engineering researchers and 10 U of T researchers to receive U of T Connaught Innovation... Read more »
University Professor Michael Sefton elected to the U.S. National Academy of Engineering February 6, 2020 -   University Professor Michael Sefton (ChemE, IBBME) has been elected as an international member of the United States National Academy of Engineering (NAE). The NAE provides engineering leadership in service... Read more »