Undergraduate News

UTCV competing in AIChE Chem-E-Car Competition on April 30!

April 27, 2022

On Saturday, April 30, the University of Toronto Chemical Vehicles (UTCV) student group will be competing in the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Chem-E-Car Competition. This competition draws in multidisciplinary design teams from across North America and allows them to exhibit their cars powered by chemical energy sources. The competition will run from 9AM […]

Research by teaching-stream faculty transforming engineering education

April 20, 2022

Over the last 10 years, many universities across Canada have started to hire teaching-stream professors. There is often a misconception that this ‘new breed’ of professors focuses solely on teaching at the expense of research. The three teaching-stream faculty members within the Department of Chemical Engineering & Applied Chemistry (ChemE) dispel this stereotype. Professor Jennifer […]

From biogas to vaccines, U of T students collaborate across time zones through ‘Global Classrooms’ initiative

April 14, 2022

Under the supervision of Ariel Chan and Graeme Norval, U of T Engineering students have been collaborating virtually with students at Nigeria’s Covenant University to share updates on their joint mission: building a low-cost biogas generator for remote communities in Africa’s most populous country. This project immerses the students in a real-world engineering challenge within a Global Classrooms setting, where […]

ILead Summer Fellowship campaign featuring second year ChemE student Darsh Jain

March 31, 2022

The Troost ILead Summer Fellowship brings together engaging student leaders who are driven to improve their club or organization, as well as themselves as leaders. The Summer Fellows support each in exploring and developing their leaderships skills through various workshops, discussions and hands-on work. This tight knit community also helps one another with addressing key challenges in […]

Four ChemE students receive U of T Student Leadership Awards

February 28, 2022

This month, 18 students from the Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering earned U of T Student Leadership Awards, which recognizes leadership, service and commitment to the university. Among this group were four outstanding ChemE students. Brohath Amrithraj (ChemE 2T1+1) recognized the lack of international engineering student services and founded an organization called International Transition […]

Appointment of Professor Ramin Farnood as Chair, Department of Chemical Engineering & Applied Chemistry

January 3, 2022

Congratulations to Professor Ramin Farnood who has been appointed as Chair, Department of Chemical Engineering & Applied Chemistry for a 5-year term from January 1, 2022 to December 31, 2026. Professor Farnood obtained his BASc (1987) and MASc (1990) degrees in Chemical Engineering from Sharif University of Technology and his PhD (1995) from the University […]