Undergraduate News

ChemE students place 2nd at the RBC Innovation Challenge

February 1, 2023

On January 27, Alton Rego (ChemE 2T2+PEY) and Kim Watada (ChemE 2T2+PEY) along with their teammates Neha Basra (MIE), Mary Daka (CivMin), and Matthew McArthur (Architecture) placed 2nd at the RBC “Tech for a Greener Future” Innovation Challenge winning $25,000 in prize money and access to resources to further develop their concept “Nebula.” Over the […]

Meet our two new faculty members: Mohamad Moosavi and Nicole Weckman

January 11, 2023

A warm welcome to our two newest Assistant Professors who joined ChemE this month: Seyed Mohamad Moosavi and Nicole Weckman. Moosavi is a Principal Investigator for AI4ChemS group and Faculty Affiliate at the Vector Institute for Artificial Intelligence. Focusing on energy and porous materials, his work involves using machine learning, artificial intelligence, and molecular simulation to […]

ChemE Future Leader: Hazel Fricska

January 10, 2023

U of T has been repeatedly recognized as the best engineering school in Canada, a fact that leads many passionate and talented students like Hazel Fricska (ChemE 2T4 + PEY) to our community. “I felt it was the best institution for me to learn skills to take action and be directly involved in solving the […]

Another outstanding finish for UTCV

December 6, 2022

On December 3, the University of Toronto Chemical Vehicles (UTCV) team competed in the international virtual Chem-E-Car Finals. They won 2nd place out of 20 teams!! The target distance was 25m and the team finished with 25.39m. Congratulations UTCV!!

UTCV impresses at AIChE Chem-E-Car Finals

November 18, 2022

On Sun Nov 13, the University of Toronto Chemical Vehicle (UTCV) team placed 8th out of 39 teams at the American Institute of Chemical Engineering (AIChE) Chem-E-Car Finals in Phoenix, Arizona. They also placed 5th in the poster competition. The group worked hard for months to prepare and optimize their car. However, an an 11-hour […]

ChemE’s outstanding performance at the 2022 CCEC

November 3, 2022

During the 2022 Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference (CCEC) in Vancouver, BC from October 23-26, the Department of Chemical Engineering & Applied Chemistry received several awards. Professor Greg Evans received the 2022 Environment Division Research and Development Dima Award, which recognizes distinguished contributions to research and/or development in the fields of environmental chemistry or environmental chemical […]

ChemE Future Leader: Cassidy Tan

October 27, 2022

U of T’s Professional Experience Year (PEY) Co-op is a work-integrated learning program that helps undergraduate students gain 12 to 16 months of paid work experience before they graduate. This optional program enables undergraduates who have completed their third year of study to build meaningful work experience, strengthen their professional networks, and enhance their interpersonal […]

ChemE Future Leader: Eeman Abdulkadir

October 19, 2022

Eeman Abdulkadir (ChemE 2T3 + PEY) always knew she wanted to study engineering, as she was drawn to problem-solving. “I really liked the wide career options available through the field of chemical engineering and the flexibility to explore my interests during university,” recalls Eeman on why she chose the discipline. “I chose to study at […]

ChemE undergrads heading to the 2022 CCEC

October 19, 2022

The 2022 Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference (CCEC) will be running between October 23 to 26 in Vancouver, BC. Attending the conference through subsidies from the Department of Chemical Engineering & Applied Chemistry are 21 undergraduate students. Additionally, ChemE will be fully funding Mackenzie Gole (ChemE 2T2) and Kelly Yin (ChemE 2T3) to attend the CCEC […]

ChemE 2022 orientations

September 16, 2022

Over the last two weeks, ChemE kicked-off the 2022-23 academic year with a series of orientation activities. Events on September 7, introduced new undergrad and grad students to our community of leaders who make ChemE the best chemical engineering program in Canada and among the top in the world. Second-year and third-year students were welcomed […]