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Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering

August 2008 l Volume 2, Issue 8

Meet the outstanding Engineering recipients of this year's U of T Arbor Awards: Caprice Boisvert (Mech 9T3), David Fenwick (EngBus 5T3), Murray Metcalfe (Ind 7T7), William Troost (Chem 6T7), and Bert Wasmund (Chem 6T6).

Engineering Professor Named to World's Top Innovators Under 35
Professor Milica Radisic (CHEM, IBBME) is the recipient of the MIT Technology Review's 2008 Young Innovators Under 35 award in recognition of her outstanding work in regenerative medicine, which she hopes will one day cure heart disease, which plagues 900,000 North Americans annually.

Emma MasterEngineering Faculty Working on Better Biofuel
"As is true for all of us here in researching renewable fuel, the mission of biofuels research is also to increase environmental, political and economic security for all of us and for future generations," said Professor Emma Master (CHEM) at the first Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering Energy Research Showcase earlier this summer ...

NSERC Supplements Awarded to U of T Engineering Professors
Professors Hans-Arno Jacobsen (ECE), Olivera Kesler (MIE), and Jean Zu (MIE) have been awarded NSERC Discovery Accelerator Supplements to accelerate the progress of their outstanding research programs ...

IBBME Professor Receives 2008 McLean Award
Each year, the McLean Award provides extraordinary support to an outstanding early career researcher. This year's recipient, Professor Peter Zandstra, will receive $100,000 in funds to support trainees in his research group.

Skule Mentorship Program
Alumna Caprice Boisvert (Mech 9T3), a recipient of this year's Arbor Award, helps ease a growing fear felt by many students. Too often finding a decent job after university comes down to who you know rather than what you know. Boisvert's understanding of how difficult landing that first job can be, is what drives and motivates her to commit so much energy to the Skule™ Mentorship Program ...

Task Force on Globalization and Engineering
This initiative, led by Professor Yu-Ling Cheng, has the mandate to explore how our Faculty can better prepare our graduates for a global workplace and how our research initiatives should be influenced by and proactively address global challenges. Please send your feedback to the Task Force via the Dean's Office: ...

Barry LevineA Driving Force of Change
The Arbor Award, established by U of T in 1989, acknowledges alumni volunteers for outstanding personal service to the University. Barry Levine (Ind 8T4) was recognized with this distinction in 1998. His extensive commitment to the University exemplifies the caliber of the award ...



September 2
Orientation for First- and Second-Year Students

September 4
Engineering Lectures Begin

September 4
Stephen Lewis Lecture

September 13
4th Annual Survey Camp Reunion

September 15
Arbor Awards Ceremony


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