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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.

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Upcoming Events

3:00 pm BioZone BITS: Exploring Tradeoff... @ ONLINE
BioZone BITS: Exploring Tradeoff... @ ONLINE
Jul 29 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
BioZone BITS: Exploring Tradeoffs in the Use of Biomass for Greenhouse Gas Mitigation @ ONLINE
Increasing concern over fossil fuel use and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions has led to growing interest in the use of biomass (i.e., plant material and organic waste) for both energy and materials. Around the world,... Read more »
10:00 am BioZone: Acoustic Ejection Mass ... @ ONLINE
BioZone: Acoustic Ejection Mass ... @ ONLINE
Aug 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
BioZone: Acoustic Ejection Mass Spectrometry for Ultra-High-Throughput Analysis @ ONLINE
Dr. Chang Liu Research Scientist, SCIEX We describe an innovative Acoustic Ejection Mass Spectrometry (AEMS) platform resulting from the novel integration of acoustic droplet ejection (ADE) technology, an open-port interface (OPI), and electrospray ionization (ESI)... Read more »
all-day 2021 CRAFT Virtual Symposium
2021 CRAFT Virtual Symposium
Aug 25 – Aug 27 all-day
The Centre for Research and Applications in Fluidic Technologies (CRAFT) will be hosting a second virtual symposium from August 25 to 27, 2021. This year’s CRAFT Virtual Symposium will showcase cutting-edge microfluidics research related to... Read more »
all-day CCEC 2021 Montreal @ McGill University, Montreal
CCEC 2021 Montreal @ McGill University, Montreal
Oct 24 – Oct 27 all-day
CCEC 2021 Montreal @ McGill University, Montreal
Welcome to CCEC, your forum for learning, knowledge exchange, innovation, and celebration of all that Canadian chemical engineering has to offer.   In-person event announcement: CCEC is going to be an in-person event. As more... 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.


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U of T Engineering CONNECT

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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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