Awards & Honours

Left: Ezra Hauer, centre, receives the Outstanding Career Centennial Award from the Transportation Association of Canada. Right: Molly Shoichet, recipient of the L’Oréal-UNESCO Award for Women in Science.

U of T Engineering faculty, staff, alumni, and students receive recognition for their research, teaching, leadership, and dedication to the Engineering profession in the form of a record number of awards and grants. In the past few years, the number of major awards received is unparalleled in the Faculty’s recent history. Our achievements have increased the Faculty’s visibility among Canada’s top Engineering organizations, such as the Engineering Institute of Canada, the Canadian Academy of Engineering and Professional Engineers Ontario, as well as international organizations such as the National Academy of Engineering in the U.S.

This section is dedicated to celebrating the many individuals who have been recognized for outstanding achievements through a variety of external and internal award programs.

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Awards & Honours 2016


Fellow: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Dimitrios Hatzinakos (ECE)

Foreign Member: National Academy of Engineering (U.S.)
Molly Shoichet (ChemE, IBBME)

Hiroshi Tsuji Early Career Researcher Award: The Combustion Institute and Elsevier
Adam Steinberg (UTIAS)

International Award: European Society for Biomaterials
Michael Sefton (ChemE, IBBME)

Joe W. Kelly Award: American Concrete Institute
Frank Vecchio (CivE)

Terumo Global Science Prize: Terumo Foundation for Life Sciences and Arts
Michael Sefton (ChemE, IBBME)


A.G.L. McNaughton Gold Medal: IEEE Canada
Andrew Goldenberg (MIE)

Albert A. Berry Medal: Canadian Society for Civil Engineering
Robert Andrews (CivE)

Brockhouse Canada Prize: NSERC
Ted Sargent (ECE)

E.W.R. Steacie Fellowship: NSERC
David Sinton (MIE)

Fellow: Canadian Society for Civil Engineering
Jeff Packer (CivE)

Fellow: Engineering Institute of Canada
Kamran Behdinan (MIE), Hugh Liu (UTIAS), Heather MacLean (CivE)

John B. Stirling Medal: Engineering Institute of Canada
Marc Rosen (MechE 8T1, MASc 8T3, PhD 8T7)

Julian C. Smith Medal: Engineering Institute of Canada
Doug Hooton (CivE)

Killam Prize in Engineering: Canada Council for the Arts
Elizabeth Edwards (ChemE)

Meritorious Service Medal for Community Service: Engineers Canada
Marisa Sterling (ChemE 9T1)

University of Toronto

Senior Fellow: Massey College
Grant Allen (ChemE)

Awards & Honours Archive

Awards & Honours 2015

Awards & Honours 2014

Awards & Honours 2013

Awards & Honours 2012

Awards & Honours 2011

Awards & Honours 2010

Awards & Honours 2009

Awards & Honours 2008

Awards & Honours 2007

Awards & Honours 2006

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