News & Updates

Novel bio-based polymers highlighted in ScienceDirect

February 1, 2023

Mohammad Mahaninia started his PhD study at the Department of Chemical Engineering & Applied Chemistry under the supervision of Professor Ning Yan in 2021. His research focuses on the synthesis of bio-based polymers. These types of polymers are anticipated to have considerable applications in many fields (e.g., environmental science, 3-D printing) due to their tunable… Read more »

Catching up with Peter Murphy

January 27, 2023

Peter Murphy (ChemE 1T5+PEY, MASc 1T9) has been an ambassador for the University of Toronto Department of Chemical Engineering & Applied Chemistry (ChemE) since his first year of studies. Throughout his undergraduate and graduate education, he took time out of his schedule (often on weekends) to present our department at recruitment events. Even now as… Read more »

Alumni making their mark: Janani Vedanth

January 18, 2023

Janani Vedanth’s (ChemE 0T7) interest in chemical engineering was fostered from a young age, her father having been a vocal advocate for the profession as a sound career choice. Coming from a family steeped in STEM careers, she’d always had a strong interest in math and science. Vedanth chose to pursue her education in chemical… Read more »

Meet our two new faculty members: Mohamad Moosavi and Nicole Weckman

January 11, 2023

A warm welcome to our two newest Assistant Professors who joined ChemE this month: Seyed Mohamad Moosavi and Nicole Weckman. Moosavi is a Principal Investigator for AI4ChemS group and Faculty Affiliate at the Vector Institute for Artificial Intelligence. Focusing on energy and porous materials, his work involves using machine learning, artificial intelligence, and molecular simulation to… Read more »

ChemE Future Leader: Hazel Fricska

January 10, 2023

U of T has been repeatedly recognized as the best engineering school in Canada, a fact that leads many passionate and talented students like Hazel Fricska (ChemE 2T4 + PEY) to our community. “I felt it was the best institution for me to learn skills to take action and be directly involved in solving the… Read more »

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