Going with the flow: Alumna Jenny Hill aims to improve stormwater management in Toronto and beyond

Before Jenny Hill took on her current job — working to prevent catastrophic city-wide flooding in the Greater Toronto Area — she worked in a police forensics lab. She thinks her role now is more exciting. “Forensics is not what people think,” she says. “None of us carry guns, we don’t do a dozen different tests to… Read more »

Q & A with U of T Engineering’s newest professor: David Taylor

In January, the Department of Civil & Mineral Engineering welcomed Assistant Professor David Taylor, a professor in Civil and Global Engineering, cross appointed with the Centre for Global Engineering (CGEN) in the Institute for Studies in Transdisciplinary Engineering Education & Practice (ISTEP). Taylor’s research applies competencies from both civil and mechanical engineering. After completing his… Read more »

Lassonde Mineral Engineering Students take gold – 4 oz of gold

This weekend, Zawwar Ahmed (MinE Year 3), Ice Peerawattuk (MinE Year 4), Jihad Raya (MinE PEY) and Dalton Veintimilla (MinE Year 4) successfully defended their first place title in the Goodman Gold Challenge (GGC) in Sudbury. The GGC is a competition at Laurentian University that invites undergraduate students to assess three gold companies as investment… Read more »

Q & A with U of T Engineering’s newest professor: David Taylor

In January, the Department of Civil & Mineral Engineering welcomed Assistant Professor David Taylor, a professor in Civil and Global… Read more »

Lassonde Mineral Engineering Students take gold – 4 oz of gold

This weekend, Zawwar Ahmed (MinE Year 3), Ice Peerawattuk (MinE Year 4), Jihad Raya (MinE PEY) and Dalton Veintimilla (MinE… Read more »

U of T Students are connecting communities around the world, one bridge at a time

In June 2018, the University of Toronto Engineers in Action team (formerly Bridges to Prosperity) constructed a 64-metre suspended footbridge… Read more »

This hidden U of T rooftop farm helps feed the hungry—and could impact how cities eat

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