Undergraduate News

Welcome back to school from the Chair

September 7, 2023

Dear ChemE students, faculty, and staff: As the Chair of the Department of Chemical Engineering & Applied Chemistry, I would like to welcome you all to the start of another exciting academic year. This is a particularly exciting time of year for me as I get to see and meet so many fresh new faces, […]

ChemE’s 2023 Student Life Catalyst Award recipients announced

June 20, 2023

The Department of Chemical Engineering & Applied Chemistry (ChemE) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2023 Student Life Catalyst Awards. This departmental award recognizes outstanding final-year undergraduate and graduate students for their remarkable contributions to the ChemE student-life experience. The winners have demonstrated exceptional dedication, leadership, and innovation, making a significant impact on […]

ChemE celebrates the graduation of 129 students

June 20, 2023

The Department of Chemical Engineering & Applied Chemistry (ChemE) at the University of Toronto is delighted to congratulate the exceptional group of 92 undergraduate students and 37 graduate students who have successfully completed their studies and graduated this year. ChemE takes immense pride in their accomplishments and wishes them all the best as they embark […]

2023 grads to watch!

June 15, 2023

With U of T Engineering’s convocation ceremonies on June 20, 2023, our students mark the end of one journey and the beginning of another. Having enriched the U of T Engineering community as undergraduate and graduate students, they will join our vibrant, global network of Skule™ alumni, where they will continue to address pressing challenges […]

ChemE students win first place in Imperial College London’s Climate Investment Challenge

June 14, 2023

The Department of Chemical Engineering & Applied Chemistry at the University of Toronto is thrilled to announce the remarkable achievement of two of its fourth-year students, Alton Rego and Kimberly Watada. Last Friday, Alton and Kimberly traveled to London to compete in the finale of Imperial College London’s prestigious Climate Investment Challenge, an international competition […]

ChemE demonstrates unwavering support for prospective students and alumni

May 31, 2023

On Sunday, May 28, the Department of Chemical Engineering & Applied Chemistry (ChemE) witnessed an inspiring display of camaraderie as its vibrant chemmunity rallied together to welcome prospective undergraduate students for the upcoming academic year. The event, aptly named “Welcome to Engineering,” showcased the department’s commitment to fostering a nurturing and inclusive environment for future […]

Call for Plant Design clients

April 27, 2023

Would you like to engage with the next generation of U of T chemical engineering talent? Are you interested in talent recruitment opportunities at the university? Or perhaps you would like to understand the student view of the Plant Design? Our fourth-year Plant Design course, aka ChemE Capstone (CHE430), runs from September to December 2023. […]

Three ChemE students receive U of T leadership award

April 27, 2023

Three exceptional students from the Department of Chemical Engineering & Applied Chemistry at the University of Toronto have been recognized for their leadership and commitment to the university. Graduating fourth-year students Gehna Karani, Purushoth Thavendran, and Kimberly Watada were among the 18 U of T Engineering students who received the University of Toronto Student Leadership […]

ChemE Future Leader: Mubashir Shaikh

April 26, 2023

Mubashir Shaikh (ChemE 2T3 + PEY) chose the University of Toronto for its Chemical Engineering program, as it offered a unique curriculum, state-of-the-art facilities, and a 12-16 month co-op program. The Profesional Experience Year (PEY) Co-op program allowed him to gain both theoretical knowledge and practical experience, building a valuable network of industry contacts. Additionally, […]

The future of engineering education

April 25, 2023

Sourojeet Chakraborty, a ChemE PhD student, recently published a new paper in Frontiers in Education titled, Insights on mapping Industry 4.0 and Education 4.0. In collaboration with Professor Daniela Galatro (ChemE) and Professors Yris Gonzalez-Triana and Jorge Mendoza, at the Escuela Superior Politécnica del Litoral (ESPOL) in Ecuador, the project aims to address an important […]