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 »

MEET: Jihad Raya

Min Club Chair 2019-2020 Jihad Raya is a busy fourth year Lassonde Mineral Engineering student, as well as Min Club… Read more »

MEET: Alyssa Hermann

CEGSA President 2019-2020 Born in Ontario, but raised in B.C., Alyssa Hermann is back to her Toronto-area roots. The President… Read more »

Congratulations to CivMin’s 2019 Arbor Award Recipients

On October 10, 2019, Nadine Ibrahim (CIV 0T0, MASc 0T3, PhD 1T5), Loui Pappas (CIV 8T8, MASc 8T9) and Nick… Read more »

On being seen: Autonomous vehicles and pedestrians with sight loss

  Pedestrians take their chances crossing the street as it is; making eye contact with a driver before crossing at… 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.