MEET: Simonne Varela

Civ Club Chair 2019-2020 A broad and brilliant smile usually precedes an exuberant greeting from Simonne Varela (CivE fourth year 1T9 + PEY).  As Chair of Civ Club, she’s a natural for the demanding role of coordinating student interests and exercising her social skills. Freshly back to school from a PEY (Professional Experience Year), Varela… Read more »

Sasha Gollish honoured as one of the Top 8 Academic All-Canadians

Sasha Gollish with Governor General David Johnston. Gollish was named one of the Top 8 Academic All-Canadians earlier this week. (Photo: Sgt Ronald Duchesne, Rideau Hall, OSGG)

This story originally appeared on U of T Engineering News. Sasha Gollish (CivE MEng 1T0, EngEd PhD Candidate) has been named… Read more »

Can this engineering expert solve Toronto’s transit woes?

Eric Miller in front of ttc

This story originally appeared on U of T News. For years, the University of Toronto has been an “under-utilized resource” for… Read more »

Tradition, Transit & Tragedy | Managing the crowd during the hajj pilgrimage can mean life or death

Map of the 2015 disaster at Mina, Saudi Arabia

Beyond the streets of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, lie the Islamic holy sites of Mina, Jamarat, Arafat and Muzdalifa. These sites are the… Read more »

Introducing Prof. Marianne Hatzopoulou

Prof. Hatzopoulou joined the Department’s transportation research section this fall. Hatzopoulou investigates how emissions are generated by on-road vehicles, how they disperse in… Read more »

CivMin Experts in the News

Oct
24
Thu
2019
12:00 pm TOWARDS SUSTAINABLE DRINKING WAT...
TOWARDS SUSTAINABLE DRINKING WAT...
Oct 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
TOWARDS SUSTAINABLE DRINKING WATER TREATMENT IN ASIA: A FOCUS ON UV-LEDs @ Bahen Centre, Room 1240 (BA1240)
Presented by Institute for Water Innovation (IWI) and Clean Water Drinking Group (CWDG) PROFESSOR KUMIKO OGUMA Associate Professor, Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology, The University of TokyoOctober 24, 2019 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm... Read more »
Nov
8
Fri
2019
12:30 pm Distinguished Lecture Series: Da...
Distinguished Lecture Series: Da...
Nov 8 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Distinguished Lecture Series: David Keith, Harvard University @ Bahen Centre, Room BA1170
WHAT ROLE FOR SOLAR GEOENGINEERING IN CLIMATE POLICY? Please RSVP HERE  Abstract: I will review the science and technology of solar radiation modification. Estimates of the risks and efficacy of solar geoengineering are deeply uncertain.... Read more »
Jan
9
Thu
2020
10:00 am CivMin Career Fair
CivMin Career Fair
Jan 9 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
CivMin Career Fair @ 5th Floor of the Myhal Centre
The 2020 CivMin Career Fair will be held on Thursday, January 9, 2019 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., on the 5th floor of the Myhal Centre List of exhibitors Check back as more exhibitors... Read more »
Feb
5
Wed
2020
5:00 pm Distinguished Lecture Series: Ju...
Distinguished Lecture Series: Ju...
Feb 5 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Distinguished Lecture Series: Julian Marshall @ George Ignatieff Theatre
Presented with University of Toronto Transportation Research Institute (UTTRI) “Just” cities: traffic-related air pollution and justice in the context of urban sustainability Air pollution is the largest environmental health risk globally and in Canada. A... Read more »
Feb
20
Thu
2020
all-day Graduate Research Days
Graduate Research Days
Feb 20 – Feb 22 all-day
Graduate Research Days
More details about Graduate Research Days can be found on the event page.