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 »

From experience to employment: How industry-sponsored projects helped these students land dream jobs

Gaining engineering experience beyond the boundaries of a university campus gives students an employability advantage after graduation. U of T… Read more »

U of T sets stage for strategic research partnership with world’s largest ride-hailing company

Researchers at the University of Toronto are set to glean powerful insights into transportation networks around the globe – and… Read more »

Prof. Kim Pressnail Receives the 2018 Ontario Building Envelope Council Fellowship Award

The Ontario Building Envelope Council(OBEC) has selected Prof. Kim Pressnail as a recipient of a 2018 Fellowship Award for his… Read more »

From smart cities to smartphones, U of T Engineering celebrates industry partnerships

CivMin industry partner EllisDon takes home the 2018 Corporate Academic Citizen Award. U of T Engineering recognized three key industry… Read more »

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