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University Professor Molly Shoichet awarded Chemical Institute of Canada Medal

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Alumnus Wins 2012 Small Young Innovator Awards

Alumnus Wins 2012 Small Young Innovator Awards

Federal Government Supports Fundamental Tools in Service of New Materials Frontiers

Lectures at the Leading Edge

Lectures at the Leading Edge (LLE) is the Department of Chemical Engineering & Applied Chemistry's annual distinguished lecture series. It engages world-class researchers and thought leaders in Canada and around the world to spark conversations on the latest innovations in existing and emerging areas relevant to chemical engineering, applied chemistry and the engineering profession.

All 2020-21 lectures will be hosted virtually.

View the 2020-21 series schedule and register to attend a lecture »

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Upcoming Events

5:30 pm CEGSA: 4th Annual Alumni Panel @
CEGSA: 4th Annual Alumni Panel @
May 6 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
CEGSA: 4th Annual Alumni Panel @
CEGSA is excited to present it’s 4th Annual Alumni Panel! This event will be perfect for those looking to network, learn about how to transition from academia to industry, or learn about specific career paths some... Read more »
10:00 am Science Rendezvous Virtual 2021
Science Rendezvous Virtual 2021
May 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Science Rendezvous is a free, annual, all-day festival that brings science out of the lab and onto the street with the ultimate goal of improving student enrolment as well as public involvement in the Science, Technology,... Read more »
12:00 pm CIC Talks: Asian Heritage Month ...
CIC Talks: Asian Heritage Month ...
May 20 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Speakers Celia Du, Science Communication Specialist Celia Du is a science communication specialist with extensive experience engaging various audiences with science. She has worked with the Royal Canadian Institute for Science, Science Rendezvous, the Royal... Read more »
all-day Engineering Research Days: Empow...
Engineering Research Days: Empow...
Jun 24 – Jun 25 all-day
Save the date: the first ever Engineering Research Days: Empowering Innovation event is coming up on June 24 – 25, 2021! You’re invited to join researchers and students from across U of T Engineering to... Read more »

Prospective Students


As a Chemical Engineering student, you will learn to address issues with a large impact on society: the need to decrease our environmental footprint, create sustainable processes and improve human health and more.


Our reputation as a research powerhouse and a collaborative and caring community enables us and challenge you to reach your full potential by providing opportunities for growth through various academic and non-academic programs. Develop your professional skills and build solid foundation for fruitful and rewarding careers.


Faculty Initiatives

U of T Engineering CONNECT

U of T Engineering CONNECT is your gateway to enriching your professional and personal network. Join over 9,000 members from the U of T Engineering community.

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Engineering for the World (E4TW)

Discover the many ways our students and alumni are inspiring change in their communities and around the world.

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Equity, Diversity & Inclusion

We are committed to fostering an environment in which each member of our community can excel, contribute and benefit from different perspectives.

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Research & Partnerships

Addressing industry challenges with research-based solutions

The Department of Chemical Engineering & Applied Chemistry at the University of Toronto has a long tradition of successful collaborations with industrial partners that address commercially relevant technical challenges. The University provides excellent institutional support for strategic industry-university partnerships that maximize impact by leveraging various federal and provincial funding sources.

Our faculty members are world leaders in their fields working with diverse and talented graduate students and postdoctoral fellows on real-world problems in sectors as diverse as energy, environment, health, bioprocessing, pulp and paper, industrial water and mineral extraction.

Examples of our industrial collaborations include:


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