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.



Fellow: National Academy of Inventors
Molly Shoichet (ChemE, BME)

Fellow: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Jason Anderson (ECE)

Richard W. Hamming Medal: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Frank Kschischang (ECE)

Fellow: American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Markus Bussmann (MIE)
Goldie Nejat (MIE)


Fellow: Engineering Institute of Canada
Natalie Enright Jerger (ECE)
Xinyu Liu (MIE)

Julian C. Smith Medal: Engineering Institute of Canada
Michael Carter (MIE)

Medal for Outstanding Achievement in Applied Photonics: Canadian Association of Physicists/Institut National d'Optique
Hoi-Kwong Lo (ECE)



University of Toronto

Honorary Degree
Claire Kennedy (ChemE 8T9)

President's Impact Award
Yu Sun (MIE)

Northrop Frye Award
Ariel Chan (ChemE)

Global Educator Award
Amy Bilton (MIE)