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 »

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 »

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 »

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.