U of T Engineering student team takes first place at national drone competition

A U of T Engineering student team earned first place at the Unmanned Systems Canada Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) Student Competition, held April 28 to 30 in Alma, Que. The University of Toronto Aerospace Team’s (UTAT) UAV Division designed a two-drone system capable of meeting this year’s challenge: to survey and locate nests of three… Read more »

Grads to Watch: Meet 14 global engineering leaders

At Spring Convocation on June 13, 2017, more than 1,800 U of T Engineering students will mark both the end of one journey and the beginning of another. Having enriched the U of T Engineering community as undergraduate and graduate students, they will transition into our vibrant, global network of Skule™ Alumni, where they will continue to address pressing… Read more »

MusiKinesia device could ease therapy for patients with Parkinson’s

A wearable electronic device created by a team of U of T students could help Parkinson’s patients by providing auditory cues to help them practice certain movements. The device, called MusiKinesia, was created as part of the BME 498 Capstone Design Course taught by Professor Chris Bouwmeester (IBBME). In the first semester, teams of students reach out to… Read more »

U of T Engineering students receive record number of 2017 Cressy Awards

Twenty-eight U of T Engineering students were presented with 2017 Gordon Cressy Student Leadership Awards at a ceremony held on Tuesday, April 25. This marks the highest number of recipients from the Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering since the program’s creation in 1994. Each year, the Cressy Awards are presented to graduating students who have… Read more »

New cross-Faculty collaboration engages engineering students in energy policy

Undergraduate students from U of T Engineering and the School of Public Policy are working together on a public policy assignment that has them briefing officials on challenging environmental issues, such as pipeline development and the proposed phase-out of coal-fired electricity plants. The project, designed by fourth-year Engineering Science student Nathalin Moy, unites U of… Read more »

Cristina Amon reappointed Dean of U of T Engineering

Professor Cristina Amon has been reappointed as Dean of the Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering at the University of Toronto for a special third term to June 30, 2019. In addition, Dean Amon will serve in the role of Provostial Advisor on Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) at the University for… Read more »