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A freshwater well on Corn Island, Nicaragua. As part of their fourth-year capstone design project, a team of U of T Engineering students is designing a system to protect a freshwater spring elsewhere on the island from the incursion of salt water. (Photo: Monica Pramanick)

Protecting a freshwater spring on Nicaragua’s Corn Island


Connecting with: Pedram Mortazavi


Connecting with: Sylvie Spraakman

Lucia Stafford was named the 2020 T-Holders' female athlete of the year on Wednesday, April 8.

CivMin’s Stafford named female Varsity Blues Athlete of the Year


Can ultraviolet light help hospitals disinfect their supply of masks and gowns? CivMin’s Prof. Hofmann explains

Anca Ferche (CivE PhD 2T0) at her home office where she took the Department's first all-digital Final Oral Exam (FOE) on March 26, 2020.

A first for CivMin: All-video PhD FOE

A composite image of (clockwise from top left) Professors Evan Bentz, Jennifer Drake, Marianne Touchie, Karl Peterson, David Taylor and Doug Hooton.

CivMin profs online: A new digital world

Prof. Doug Hooton

Prof. Doug Hooton awarded Fellow of the Society with CSCE

A file photo of Prof. Jeffrey Siegel with an air filter.

Air filtration and COVID-19: Indoor air quality expert explains how to keep you and your building safe


CivMin’s Lucia Stafford named OUA athlete of the week

IRON RING RECEPTION 2020 -- A photo from the Department of Civil & Mineral Engineering Iron Ring reception held at the Polish Hall on Saturday, March 7, 2020.  
PHOTO: Phill Snel, Department of Civil & Mineral Engineering/ U of T

Iron Ring: Symbol of an engineer

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Civil engineering team wins Troitsky Bridge Building Competition