Awards & Honours

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 2019


American Society of Metals: Thermal Spray Society Hall of Fame
Javad Mostaghimi (MIE)

International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry: Distinguished Women in Chemistry or Applied Chemistry Award
Molly Shoichet (ChemE, IBBME)

Society for Biomaterials: Clemson Award for Contributions to the Literature
Paul Santerre (IBBME)


Robert W. Angus Medal: Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineering
Markus Bussmann (MIE)

Young Engineer Achievement Award: Engineers Canada
Jennifer Drake (CivMin)

Meritorious Service Award for Community Service: Engineers Canada
Helen Wojcinski (CivMin 8T7)

Angela Hildyard Recognition Award – Influential Leader: The Senior Women Academic Administrators of Canada
Susan McCahan (MIE)

M.B. Broughton Central Canada Award: IEEE Canada
Wai Tung Ng (ECE)


Woman of Distinction Award: YWCA Toronto
Huda Idrees (IndE1T3)

University of Toronto

Northrup Frye Award
Michael Carter (MIE)

International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination Recognition Award
Mikhail Burke (APSC)

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