Meet Helen Bright, U of T Engineering’s New Faculty Registrar

April 14, 2023

In January, Helen Bright was appointed as the Faculty Registrar at U of T Engineering. Bright is a graduate of the University of Toronto, where she received an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree in History and a Master’s in Information Studies. She has a long history of contributions to the Faculty, starting from when she […]

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Meet 18 student leaders who enriched the U of T Engineering community this year

April 5, 2023

  Another cohort of outstanding students from across the Faculty has been presented with the U of T Student Leadership Awards. In 2023, 18 U of T Engineering students earned the honour, which recognizes leadership, service and commitment to the university. Their diverse activities include heading up co-curricular organizations such as You’re Next Career Network, […]

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Problem solving for a better world: Meet U of T Engineering’s 2022 Schulich Leaders

December 16, 2022

Kai Chen (Year 1 MechE) has twin passions for aviation and the environment. Chen grew up in Saskatoon, near the airport, where he developed his love of aviation and even worked on a ground handling team. As a high school student, he and his friend co-founded SK Eco-Solutions, a non-profit that collected plastic bottles and recycled […]

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2021-2022 Award Winners from the U of T Engineering Class of 2T2

June 15, 2022

Congratulations to the 2021 – 2022 award winners from the Class of 2T2 for their incredible academic achievements! Class of 3T5 Second Mile Award Jacqueline Anna Fleisig / Engineering Science Otto Holden Scholarship Shirley Shuocheng Zhang / Civil Engineering In Him Lee / Civil Engineering John Dixon Campbell Memorial Prize Yingxi Wang / Industrial Engineering […]

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Community Matters: Black Experiences at U of T Engineering

February 8, 2022

Story by Safa Jinje & Tristan McGuirk In celebration of Black History Month 2022, members of the U of T Engineering who identify as Black share their insights on the importance of building a Black community in STEM. The responses from students, staff, faculty and alumni recognize that while progress is being made, there is […]

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Meet new CivMin professor Ibrahim G. Ogunsanya

January 6, 2022

Ibrahim G. Ogunsanya has joined the Department of Civil & Mineral Engineering as an assistant professor. His research focuses on the durability and sustainability of materials and structures across several engineering sectors.  Ogunsanya received his PhD in Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering at the University of Waterloo, where he studied structural engineering problems. He completed his first post-doctoral fellowship at Waterloo, focusing […]

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Meet Dawn Kilkenny, U of T Engineering’s new Vice-Dean, First Year

November 19, 2021

Reflecting on her own first year of undergraduate studies, Professor Dawn Kilkenny (BME, ISTEP) says that the challenges she faced were not the ones she expected. “I loved my classes, and the opportunities that came with them, such as participating in psychological studies,” she says. “But I found living in residence very challenging. I grew up in […]

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Student-Built Haven App Aims to Help Prevent Sexual Assault

October 12, 2021

Content warning: This story addresses sexual harassment and assault A startup created by two U of T Engineering undergraduate students aims to help prevent sexual assaults by instantly connecting users to friends, family and other resources. The story of Haven began a little more than a year ago, when a close friend shared her story […]

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New Skule™ Mental Health Bursary supports wellness for U of T Engineering students

August 26, 2021

A new SkuleTM Mental Health Bursary will help expand access to mental health and wellness supports for U of T Engineering undergraduate students who are in need of financial aid. Launching in September 2021, the bursary was created by the U of T Engineering Society in partnership with the Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering. “Unfortunately, […]

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Friends and family: U of T’s Lucia Stafford to share track with big sister in Olympic debut

July 23, 2021

In less than two weeks, Lucia Stafford (Year 4 CivE) will come up against the fastest runners in the world in the 1,500-metre race at the Tokyo Olympic Games. But at least one of her chief rivals doesn’t intimidate her — even if she’s ranked among the top five at that distance: her older sister Gabriela […]

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