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Now Hiring! Faculty in the Field of Artificial Intelligence in Chemical/Biochemical Systems

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Passionate about conducting research through a master’s or doctoral degree in chemical engineering? Don't miss Graduate Research Days 2022 on February 24-25, 2022!

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Professor Jay Werber wins NAMS Young Membrane Scientist Award

ChemE Future Leader: Kim Watada

ChemE welcomes new faculty member Jay Werber

ChemE welcomes new faculty member Chris Lawson

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 Canada’s First National Day for ...
Canada’s First National Day for ...
Sep 30 all-day
Canada’s first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation is September 30, 2021. It was established this year by the Federal Government to provide an opportunity to recognize and commemorate the tragic history and ongoing legacy... Read more »
3:00 pm BioZone BITS: Bio-plastics and b... @ ONLINE
BioZone BITS: Bio-plastics and b... @ ONLINE
Sep 30 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Professor Noémie-Manuelle Dorval Courchesne Department of Chemical Engineering McGill University Protein-based materials represent sustainable and easily customizable alternatives to conventional synthetic polymers. With their biocompatibility, bioactivity and genetic tunability, proteins can be customized for a... Read more »
12:00 pm LLE: Multicomponent Adsorption a... @ ONLINE
LLE: Multicomponent Adsorption a... @ ONLINE
Oct 20 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Sankar Nair, Georgia Institute for Technology Host: Prof. Nikolai DeMartini   This lecture will discuss our progress in developing materials-based separation processes for biorefinery applications. The discussion will be centered on the kraft process, which... Read more »
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... @ ONLINE
LLE: Synthetic Biology: Life Red... @ ONLINE
Oct 27 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
James Collins, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Host: Prof. Krishna Mahadevan   Synthetic biology is bringing together engineers, physicists and biologists to model, design and construct biological circuits out of proteins, genes and other bits of... 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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