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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.

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Upcoming Events

all-day CCEC 2021 – Now Virtual
CCEC 2021 – Now Virtual
Oct 24 – Oct 27 all-day
Welcome to CCEC, your forum for learning, knowledge exchange, innovation, and celebration of all that Canadian chemical engineering has to offer.   CCEC 2021 is going virtual The safety of our community comes first. With... Read more »
12:00 pm LLE: Synthetic Biology: Life Red...
LLE: Synthetic Biology: Life Red...
Oct 27 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
External members are required to register at to receive the link and passcode. External registration closes at 9am on Monday, October 25.   James Collins, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Host: Prof. Krishna Mahadevan  ... Read more »
3:00 pm BioZone BITS: Extracellular prod...
BioZone BITS: Extracellular prod...
Oct 28 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
  BioZone will be hosting Dr. Jens Kastenhofer, from our Dept. of Chemical Engineering & Applied Chemistry, on Thursday, October 28 from 3 pm – 4:30 pm. Title: Extracellular production of recombinant proteins with E.... Read more »
12:00 pm LLE: Education in Engineering Le... @ ONLINE
LLE: Education in Engineering Le... @ ONLINE
Nov 17 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
EDUCATION IN ENGINEERING LECTURE Co-hosted with the Institute for Studies in Transdisciplinary Engineering Education & Practice (ISTEP) Alice Pawley, Purdue Host: Prof. Greg Evans   Social activism has increased, even during the COVID pandemic, around... Read more »
12:00 pm LLE: Engineering human tissues f... @ ONLINE
LLE: Engineering human tissues f... @ ONLINE
Dec 1 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Gordana Vunjak-Novakovic, Columbia Hosts: Profs Milica Radisic & Molly Shoichet   The classical paradigm of tissue engineering involves an integrated use of human stem cells, biomaterials (providing a specialized template for tissue formation) and bioreactors... 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

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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