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Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering

June 2008 l Volume 2, Issue 6

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Skule™ Mentorship Program
Stay tuned for more information in our July enews. Look for details on how you can mentor the next generation of Skule™ leaders from September to March. For more information, please contact us at (416) 978-0380.

Spring ReunionSpring Reunion 2008
This year's Reunion drew in alumni from classes 3T3 through 8T3. New memories were created and captured by the Faculty. Visit the Engineering Alumni and Friends space to relive some of these moments ....

Hall of Distinction
At Spring Reunion, the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering celebrated the induction of Paul Cadario (Civil 7T3), Tom Closson (Industrial 7T1), Phillip Simmons (Chem 6T4) and University Professor Michael Sefton (Chem 7T1) into the Engineering Hall of Distinction, located on the second floor of the Sandford Fleming Building ....

Engineering Student Named to Top 20 Under 20™
Civil Engineering undergraduate student David Godri, entering his second year of studies, was named to Canada’s prestigious Top 20 Under 20™ list. The Founder of a non-profit organization, SWITCH (Solar and Wind Initiatives Towards Change), he hopes to become a Civil Environmental Engineer ....

RacetrackFrom the Classroom to the Racetrack
The University of Toronto Formula Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Racing Team raced to an impressive finish at the recent SAE Collegiate Design Series competition ....

Paper Industry International Hall of Fame Inducts Engineering Professor
Professor Doug Reeve, Chair of the Department of Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry, will be inducted into the Paper Industry International Hall of Fame this fall ....

Engineering Student Wins 2008 Governor General's Silver Medal
Adam Kirsh is the 12th Engineering student to receive the Silver Medal in the past 12 years. For over 100 years, the Governor General's Academic Medals have recognized the outstanding academic achievements of Canadian students ....

Engineering Professors Named Fellows of Canadian Academy of Engineering
Professor Levente Diosady, Department of Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry, and Professor Doug Perovic,Chair of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, were recently named Fellows of the Canadian Academy of Engineering. Founded in 1987, the Academy is a full member of the Council of Academies of Engineering and Technological Services and has approximately 300 active members and 90 emeritus members ....

Susan McCahanASEE Recognizes U of T Professor with Award
In 2007, Professor Susan McCahan, Chair of First Year, was the recipient of the 3M Teaching Fellowship, the University of Toronto President’s Teaching Award and the national Alan Blizzard Award for collaborative teaching; this year, she continues to be recognized for her outstanding contributions, and was recently awarded the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Outstanding Campus Rep Award ....

Engineering Announces Top Teaching Awards
At the May 28 Faculty Council meeting, ECE Professor Tarek Abdelrahman was awarded the Faculty Teaching Award and MIE Professor Hani Naguib was awarded the Early Career Teaching Award ....


Professional Development Centre (PDC)
The Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering's lifelong learning centre: short courses, certificate programs, custom training geared to you. Explore your potential for professional advancement:

Project Business Connection Conference
Project Business Connection conference is an informative day for Project Management and Business Analysis professionals in the Engineering, information technology, business and government sectors. Conference highlights include: presentations from industry insiders, case studies, networking opportunities, PDUs for project managers as well as pre- and post-conference workshops. Thursday, August 27, 2008, University of Toronto St. George. Details at:, or 416-946-5665 or

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