Honours & Awards

University Professor Elizabeth Edwards appointed to the Order of Canada

January 4, 2021

Story by Carolyn Farrell University Professor Elizabeth Edwards (ChemE) has been named an Officer of the Order of Canada, one of the country’s most prestigious honours. The second cohort of new appointees… Read more »

Professor Krishna Mahadevan Awarded Canada Research Chair in Metabolic Systems Engineering

December 16, 2020

Professor Krishna Mahadevan has been awarded a Canada Research Chair in Metabolic Systems Engineering. This news was made public after a historic announcement by the federal CRC program which includes… Read more »

Professor Ning Yan Elected Fellow of the Engineering Institute of Canada

December 16, 2020

Story by Carolyn Farrell, U of T Engineering News Professor Ning Yan (ChemE) has been elected a 2021 Fellow of the Engineering Institute of Canada, in recognition of exceptional contributions… Read more »

ChemE student earns prestigious Schwarzman Scholarship — a U of T Engineering first

December 15, 2020

Fletcher Han (ChemE 2T0 + PEY) has been selected to join the Class of 2022 Schwarzman Scholars, making him the first U of T Engineering student to receive the scholarship… Read more »

Molly Shoichet named one of the Top 100 Most Powerful Women in Canada

December 1, 2020

Story by Liz Do, U of T Engineering News University Professor Molly Shoichet (ChemE, BME, Donnelly) has been named one of the Top 100 most powerful women in Canada by Women’s Executive Network (WXN)…. Read more »

ChemE alumna Laura Burget named winner of 2020 RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneurs Awards in Micro-Business Category

November 27, 2020

Three Ships, an all-natural skincare company co-founded by alumna Laura Burget (ChemE 1T6), continues to make waves in the business world as Burget and co-founder Connie Lo, were named winners… Read more »

University Professor Molly Shoichet receives Gerhard Herzberg Canada Gold Medal, Canada’s highest honour for science and engineering research

November 10, 2020

Story by Liz Do, U of T Engineering News University Professor Molly Shoichet (ChemE, BME, Donnelly Centre), a world-leading researcher in tissue engineering, has received the Gerhard Herzberg Canada Gold Medal for… Read more »

Angela Tran awarded 2T5 Mid-Career Achievement Award at 2020 EAN Awards

November 6, 2020

Eleven outstanding members of the U of T Engineering community were recognized Nov. 5 at the 2020 Engineering Alumni Network (EAN) Awards. The evening awards ceremony, held virtually this year,… 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… Read more »

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 »

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