News & Announcements
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.
View the full LLE schedule here »
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.
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: