Undergraduate News

Aseem Partap Singh Gill wins the 2021-22 PEY Co-op Student of the Year Award

April 13, 2023

The PEY Co-op Student of the Year Award recognizes a PEY Co-op student who demonstrated excellence in the workplace. Employers nominate students for this award. The 2021-22 winners were just announced. Two students were recognized including ChemE fourth-year student, Aseem Partap Singh Gill. Aseem spent his 2021-22 co-op term at the University of British Columbia […]

Chem Club’s 2023 swag have arrived!

April 6, 2023

Chem Club’s 2023 swag have finally arrived! Sweatshirts are $35 and totes are $12. E-transfer chemclub@skule.ca to make a purchase while supplies last.

UTCV wins the Eckhardt Northeast Student Regional Chem-E-Car Competition once again!

April 6, 2023

On April 1 the University of Toronto Chemical Vehicles (UTCV) student group competed in the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) 2023 Eckhardt Northeast Student Regional Chem-E-Car Competition. For the second year in a row, UTCV won first place, beating out teams from Clarkson, Cornell, McGill, and Yale just to name a few of their […]

ChemE Awards 2022-23

March 31, 2023

The 6th ChemE Exhibition & 37th Dinner on March 31, 2023 brought together close to 400 alumni, industry partners, faculty, staff, and students to celebrate the achievements of the past year. Congratulations to all of our 2022-23 ChemE Award recipients!   Leaders of Tomorrow Awards Professor James W. Smith LOT Award Pasindu (Freddie) Perera (ChemE 2T5 + PEY) Class […]

2nd-year students place 2nd at UTRAHacks 2023

March 30, 2023

UTRAHacks 2023 took place from March 18-19, 2023. The overnight robotics hackathon drew in the participation of 26 teams and consisted of two challenges. Autonomous vehicle challenge: Build and program a vehicle to complete obstacle courses using teleoperation and autonomous navigation. Open-ended design problem: Come up with and address a pervasive/serious real-world problem using robotics. […]

Meet Aseem Partap Singh Gill (ChemE 2T2 + PEY)

March 27, 2023

Aseem Partap Singh Gill (ChemE 2T2 + PEY), an undergraduate student from the Department of Chemical Engineering & Applied Chemistry (ChemE) at the University of Toronto, has caught the attention of many with his innovative use of artificial intelligence (AI) in sports analytics. Aseem recently posted on his LinkedIn profile about his personal project that […]

Ariel Chan receives the U of T Northrop Frye Award for faculty

March 23, 2023

Professor Ariel Chan has been chosen as the 2023 recipient of the University of Toronto Northrop Frye Award. The award honours a faculty member who has undertaken a teaching and learning project within the last five years that has significantly enhanced the undergraduate learning experience.   Chan, who is cross-appointed to the Institute for Studies in Transdisciplinary Engineering […]

Iron Ring 2023

March 9, 2023

On Saturday, March 4 our fourth-year students received their Iron Rings. Money raised through the ChemE GRADitude Campaign helped fund their celebrations that evening. A total of $2,639.40 was raised prior to the day, and an additional $1,465 was raised through an auction at the Iron Ring Party for a grand total of $4,104.40. Thank […]

Four women engineering students on building a monument against sexism

February 17, 2023

On a dark evening in December 2022, members of the U of T Engineering community gathered in front of the Galbraith Building to unveil a student-built monument commemorating the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women.  Fourteen transparent figures stood on a wooden platform, each bearing the name of one of the 14 […]

How mentorship is inspiring the next generation of Black engineering researchers

February 17, 2023

D’Andre Wilson-Ihejirika (ChemE PhD candidate) helped create Engineering Graduate Connections, a program that promotes graduate research opportunities for underrepresented students. Last September, the group held its first event with a theme around building bridges between undergraduate and graduate students. The awareness session introduced students to pathways to research and included discussions on navigating imposter syndrome in […]