Prof. Jennifer Drake & team’s NSERC CREATE grant success

In nature, one organism’s waste often becomes energy for another. Professor Emma Master (ChemE) wants to apply these same principles to industrial manufacturing. “We can leverage biological processes to recycle carbon and clean water, as well as to upgrade natural materials into diverse and useful products,” she says. “At the end of their life, we can also… Read more »

Without changes, Scheer’s climate plan will be expensive or useless

David Taylor, University of Toronto   When Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer unveiled his long-awaited climate plan, he said he could… Read more »

Celebrating the leadership and legacy of Dean Cristina Amon

Dean Cristina Amon, at the Celebration of Leadership event on Wednesday, June 26, 2019. (credit: Lisa Sakulensky)

On Wednesday, June 26, more than 400 members of the U of T Engineering community came together to celebrate the… Read more »

Reconciliation through engineering

rofessor Jennifer Drake (CivMin) presents to Indigenous leaders from across Ontario at the Sioux Lookout Innovation Station. The event is part of the Reconciliation Through Engineering Initiative, a collaboration between Indigenous communities and U of T Engineering’s Centre for Global Engineering (CGEN). (Photo: Shakya Sur)

Researchers at the Centre for Global Engineering (CGEN) are collaborating with Indigenous communities to address pressing infrastructure challenges facing geographically… Read more »

REEDDI: Putting power in the hands of the people

Olugbenga Olubanjo holding two Reeddi Capsules. Photo: Phill Snel, Civil and Mineral Engineering/ U of T   A hearty “Yah!”… Read more »

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