ChemE Alumnus Wins Journalism Award

Tyler Irving (MASc 1T0) was recently recognized with the inaugural Award of Journalism Excellence in Engineering – a new addition to the Engineers Canada Awards, which honour the contributions of Canadian engineers to their profession, their community and to the safety…

Inventors of the Year Announced

Today the University of Toronto announced its 2013 Inventors of the. Five U of T engineers were among the recipients honoured, including ChemE Professor Molly Shoichet. Click here for the full story.

2012 LOT Award Recipients

By: Cecilia Konney Every year, the Department of Chemical Engineering & Applied Chemistry honours our students who have given their time in making a difference within the lives of others by risking, daring and contributing to our great education enterprise.…

Three ChemE Students Win Gordon Cressy Awards

Albert Huynh (ChemE 1T2 + PEY) As Vice President of Student Life for the Engineering Society, Albert Huynh developed programs to fight discrimination and promote inclusivity. In 2009, he managed the New U Student Leadership Conference, which facilitated roundtable discussions…

ChemE Professors Honoured by the Faculty for their Research Contributions

Professors Elizabeth Edwards, Radhakrishnan Mahadevan and Emma Master are the inaugural recipients of the Faculty’s Research Leader Award, for a faculty member (or team of faculty members) who has made significant contributions to enhancing the research profile of the Faculty. They are being recognized for…

ChemE Staff Goes Above and Beyond

This year’s recipient of the Quality of Student Experience Award, which recognizes a staff member who has made significant contributions to the quality of student experience in the Faculty, is Deborah Peart. Through her full-time role in ChemE and her current…

ChemE PhD Candidate Receives Inaugural Weston Fellowship

PhD Candidate Julie-Anne Gandier from the Department of Chemical Engineering & Applied Chemistry is one of 16 inaugural Weston Fellows. This prestigious award is dedicated to international experience at the Doctoral level and is made possible through The University of Toronto and…

ChemE Prof Appointed New Director of IBBME

Professor Christopher Yip has been appointed the new Director of the Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering (IBBME) – a unique, multi-disciplinary organization in which scientists and practitioners from applied science, engineering, medicine, dentistry and the life sciences collaborate to pursue research…

Goodbye to Plastics?

Plastic is an amazing material: it is light, strong, flexible and cheap to produce. But it has two big drawbacks: it’s made from petroleum, of which we have limited supplies, and it doesn’t decompose easily. Humans throw away billions of…

Accidental Discovery Leads to Process Improvements

Boron subphthalocyanine polymers by facile coupling to poly (acrylic acid-ran-styrene) copolymers and the associated problems with autoinitition when employing nitroxide mediated polymerization, an article by Professor Tim Benderand Post Doctoral Fellow Benoit Lessard of the Department of Chemical Engineering & Applied Chemistry at…

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