Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning & Data Analytics

Can you study Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and/or Data Analytics in the Department of Chemical Engineering & Applied Chemistry? Absolutely!

News & Announcements

LLE 2023-24

New microcredentials to strengthen the talent pipeline for Canada’s biomanufacturing industry

PEO CEO/Registrar shares insights on her career and future goals

Frank Gu cofounds lab that will improve formulation of variety of drugs

ChemE alumna Caitlin Maikawa appointed assistant professor at the Institute of Biomedical Engineering

LLE 2023-24

Lectures at the Leading Edge (LLE) returns for the 2023-24 season. This series, which has been offered for nearly 30 years, seeks to engage 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, education in engineering, and the engineering profession.
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Upcoming Events

11:00 am LLE: Dynamic Operating Schema fo... @ Online via Zoom
LLE: Dynamic Operating Schema fo... @ Online via Zoom
Dec 6 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Meagan Mauter, Stanford University Host: Prof. Frank Gu Dynamic operating schema for unit processes, treatment trains, and water systems are critical for accommodating non-steady-state system inputs and water resource demands. This applies equally to small-scale[...]
11:00 am LLE: Building a Sustainable Futu... @ WB116
LLE: Building a Sustainable Futu... @ WB116
Jan 17 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Ning Yan, University of Toronto Host: Prof. Grant Allen As we move towards UN Sustainable Development Goals, there is a growing interest to produce chemicals and materials from renewable feedstock to lower our reliance on[...]
11:00 am LLE: Engineering High-Precision,... @ WB116
LLE: Engineering High-Precision,... @ WB116
Jan 31 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Katie Galloway, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Host: Prof. Nicole Weckman Integrating synthetic circuitry into larger transcriptional networks to mediate predictable cellular behaviors remains a challenge within synthetic biology. In particular, the stochastic nature of transcription[...]

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, 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 a solid foundation for fruitful and rewarding careers.

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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: