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 »

NSBE Fall Regional Conference builds new pathways for Black engineering grad students at U of T

When Shane Arnold (CivMin MEng) saw that U of T Engineering was offering travel grants to attend the National Society of Black Engineers… Read more »

Early-career professorships accelerate innovation in engineering education and research

Six CivMin assistant professors have been appointed, among 27 in the Faculty, to early-career professorships across three new programs for… Read more »

Professors Heather MacLean, Bob Andrews and Jeffrey Packer honoured by Engineering Institute of Canada

The Department would like to offer its sincere congratulations to Professor Heather MacLean (CivMin) on being awarded the 2019 Engineering… Read more »

Low-carbon growth in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania | A workshop on governance and finance strategies organized by PhD Candidate, Chibulu Luo

On Wednesday, November 7th, the Department of Civil & Mineral Engineering co-hosted a one-day stakeholder workshop on “Steering Low-Carbon Growth… Read more »

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