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 »

Grads to Watch 2019: CivMin’s Md Sami Hasnine

THE TRANSPORTATION DECISION-MAKER Md Sami Hasnine (CivMin PhD 1T9) Hasnine’s research is at the intersection of transportation engineering, economics, data science… Read more »

Under pressure: Modelling intermittent water supplies to improve public health

In Toronto, when you turn on a water tap, water comes out. But for more than a billion people around… Read more »

Microplastics in drinking water: how much is too much?

Is there plastic in your drinking water? Professors Bob Andrews (CivMin) and Chelsea Rochman (Ecology and Evolutionary Biology) say there… Read more »

Big builders thinking small: Conference examines microscopic details of building materials

By Phill Snel We know civil engineers are involved in building tall buildings, long bridges and large stadiums, but just… Read more »

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