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Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering

October 2008 l Volume 2, Issue 10

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Celebrating Engineering Education
On Sept. 29, the Faculty celebrated Engineering textbook authors and unveiled a special recognition wall...

Nuit Blanche Artists Have Drive
EngSci Aerospace student Jeff Nagashima (1T0) built an Xbox game for the University College quad Vehicle exhibition for Nuit Blanche...

U of T Formula SAE Team Hosts 7th Annual U of T Shootout
16 teams from Canada and the United States converged upon Mosport International Raceway's Kart Track in Bowmanville, Ontario, for a full day of racing...

Engineering a Better Future for Ethiopia One PhD at a Time
In June, Professor Yu-Ling Cheng (ChemE) was one of 12 U of T faculty to visit Addis Abba University in Ethiopia to help the University plan for its massive PhD expansion program...

U of T, Kyoto U Join Forces in Stem Cell Research
A new partnership with Kyoto University and Bill Stanford (IBBME) will play a large role in ensuring Toronto and Ontario remain on the cutting edge of stem cell research...

Award-Winning Engineering Strategies and Practice (ESP) Course Seeks Volunteers
ESP - an innovative first-year Engineering course - is looking for professionals interested in volunteering their time to help educate first-year Engineering students...


molly shoichetMolly Shoichet Named Fellow, Biomaterials Science and Engineering
Professor Molly Shoichet (ChemE, IBBME) has been named a Fellow, Biomaterials Science and Engineering by the International Union of Societies for Biomaterials Science and Engineering (IUSBSE). IUSBSE awards fellowship to members who have earned a status of excellent professional standing and high achievements in the field of biomaterials science and Engineering...

aaron wheelerAaron Wheeler Receives Fred Beamish Award
Professor Aaron Wheeler (IBBME) received the Fred Beamish Award for innovation in research in analytic chemistry from the Canadian Society for Chemistry in recognition of research innovation in the field of analytical chemistry, where the research is anticipated to have significant potential for practical applications...

Meguid Named Fellow of American Society for Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
MIE's Professor Shaker Meguid, the Founding Head of the aerospace division in Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, has been named a Fellow of the ASME...

MIE Teaching Awards Announced
Undergraduate students from MIE have chosen Professors Greg Jamieson and Hani Naguib as the recipients of MIE's annual teaching awards for 2008...


saeU of T Engineering Students on the Fast Track
“Fierce competition, limited resources, unlimited energy - meet the new guard.” In its 10th year of competition in the Formula SAE Series (Society of Automotive Engineers), the U of T Formula SAE team is profiled by the Toronto Star...

eric millerManaging Rapid Transit's Challenges
Professor Eric Miller (CIV) talks to the Hamilton Spectator about the new Metrolinx transit plan to bring Hamilton and Toronto even closer together...

Canada's Most Powerful Supercomputer Coming to U of T
Three Engineering professors are involved in this prestigious project - David Zingg (UTIAS), Chris Yip (IBBME/ChemE), and Clinton Groth (UTIAS) - that will enhance our research efforts...


November 5
ChemE Lectures at the Leading Edge: Harry Ing and Lianne Ing
Harry and Lianne Ing from Bubble Technology Industries Inc. will discuss how to 'turn good science into good business' at a special lecture taking place in room 116 of the Wallberg Building...

November 16
pre-santa claus parade partyPre-Santa Claus Parade Party
On the morning of the Toronto Santa Claus Parade, Sunday, Nov. 16, join the Skule™ alumni office at Sammy’s Exchange (formerly Arbor Room) at Hart House for holiday treats. Warm your mitts with a cup of hot chocolate while your kids write a letter to Santa and participate in arts and crafts. A little elf told us Santa might even stop by! Please RSVP...



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