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ECE Convocation Reception

Undergraduate and graduate graduands from the ECE class of 2T2 and 2T1 PEY, join us for a special reception after your Convocation ceremony! The event will include the presentation of challenge coins and a chance to celebrate with classmates, family, professors, and staff. Look for your invitation in your inbox in May!

EngSci Convocation Reception

U of T St. George campus

Graduating students from the EngSci class of 2T2 and 2T1 PEY, join us for a special reception after your Convocation Ceremony! The event will include award presentations and a chance to celebrate with classmates, family, professors, and staff. Look for your invitation in your inbox in May!

Transit Analytics Lab (TAL) 2022 Research Day

Online via Zoom

The Transit Analytics Lab (TAL) of the University of Toronto brings together transportation and technology researchers from across the University of Toronto, transit systems in the Golden Horseshoe area, and private sector technology providers and consultants. Among its objectives are to: foster innovation in transit data-driven tools (analytics) using advanced methods of data science, machine learning, artificial […]

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KAIROS Blanket Exercise

As part of the Faculty’s commitment to improving Indigenous inclusion, all U of T Engineering faculty, staff and students are called upon to start or continue their personal journeys towards understanding and acknowledging Indigenous peoples’ history, truths and culture. Launched in summer 2021, the Indigenous Cultural Competency Toolkit has been created by and with Indigenous leaders to help guide your journey. The KAIROS Blanket […]

Happy Hour: Positive Psychology’s Mood Boosting Techniques

The OPTIONS Program The OPTIONS Program is an initiative to support all engineering graduate students and postdoctoral fellows in exploring diverse career options. Learn more here: http://uoft.me/optionsprogram Program Details Date: Tues July 12 Time: 12:00 – 1:00 pm ET Location: Online Join your fellow graduate students for a “happy hour” with Dr Robin Sacks where […]

Staff & Faculty Tour of U of T Engineering Spaces

Whether you're new to the Faculty or getting re-acquainted with campus, don't miss this opportunity to tour U of T Engineering spaces across our buildings, including the newly renovated Engineering & Computer Science Library. This is also an excellent way to meet people (in person!) across the Faculty. This event includes two separate back-to-back tours […]

International Conference on Manipulation, Automation and Robotics at Small Scales (MARSS)

Myhal Centre, 55 St. George, Toronto, Canada

MARSS, the annual International Conference on Manipulation, Automation and Robotics at Small Scales, will be held in person on July 25-29, 2022, in Toronto, Canada. The conference is the flagship forum for cross-disciplinary R&D communities to discuss current activities related to manipulation and automation (including measurement and characterization) at micro and nano scales, and all […]

Civic Holiday

The university will be closed.  Enjoy the holiday!

Supporting Student Mental Health: An Update for our Current Context

Join the Engagement & Development Network to learn more about supporting student mental health in our current context. The Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering is committed to fostering a culture of care and support as students navigate mental health challenges. However, due to the COVID-19 global pandemic, there have been additional challenges and changes […]

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KAIROS Blanket Exercise

As part of the Faculty’s commitment to improving Indigenous inclusion, all U of T Engineering faculty, staff and students are called upon to start or continue their personal journeys towards understanding and acknowledging Indigenous peoples’ history, truths and culture. Launched in summer 2021, the Indigenous Cultural Competency Toolkit has been created by and with Indigenous leaders to help guide your journey. The KAIROS Blanket […]

2022 Public Transit Short Courses

Galbraith Building, Room GB202, 35 St. George Street 2nd floor, Toronto, ON, M5S 1A4, Canada

Download PDF of Public Transit Short Courses 2022 brochure High quality public transit is the linchpin of liveable cities. Not only does it enhance mobility, accessibility, economic productivity, and help address climate change, but the COVID pandemic also illustrated its critical role in public health and ensuring the mobility of essential workers. Transit has always […]

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KAIROS Blanket Exercise

As part of the Faculty’s commitment to improving Indigenous inclusion, all U of T Engineering faculty, staff and students are called upon to start or continue their personal journeys towards understanding and acknowledging Indigenous peoples’ history, truths and culture. Launched in summer 2021, the Indigenous Cultural Competency Toolkit has been created by and with Indigenous leaders to help guide your journey. The KAIROS Blanket […]

Let’s Chat About Chatting

Myhal Centre

While teaching remotely (e.g. via Zoom or Teams) during the pandemic, many instructors observed an increase in student participation via the 'chat' function. Thanks to this functionality, more students actively asked and answered questions when classes were online than when classes were held on campus. Students also interacted more with each other and the digital […]

Climate Positive Energy Research Day 2022

Myhal Centre, Lau Auditorium (Room 150) @ 55 St George St, Toronto, ON M5S 0C9

Save the date for our first annual Climate Positive Energy Research Day project showcase and student awards event! This event will be hosted at the University of Toronto and will feature a lunchtime keynote session, research presentations, and opportunities to network with professionals from various industries. Following the presentations, a high-profile judging panel will award […]

Start Strong – Learning Together Session 1: Build smart using a FASE Quercus course template

Microsoft Teams

NOTE: This Learning Together event is part of our Start Strong series and builds on topics and activities from Module 2 of the Start Strong Quercus course. While not absolutely necessary to participate in the session, we encourage you enroll in the Start Strong course using the Join Code and start working on the module activities before the session. Time is in […]

Engineering Head Start Program: Time Management 101

The Engineering Head Start Program is an in-person program designed to support U of T Engineering undergraduate students with transitioning successfully into their courses for the new academic year. The program will take place from August 22 to 26, 2022. The Time Management 101 workshop will take place on Monday, August 22, 2022, from 10:30 a.m. – […]

Engineering Head Start Program: Dealing with Procrastination and Staying Focused and Motivated in University

The Engineering Head Start Program is an in-person program designed to support U of T Engineering undergraduate students with transitioning successfully into their courses for the new academic year. The program will take place from August 22 to 26, 2022. The Dealing with Procrastination and Staying Focused and Motivated in University workshop will take place on Tuesday, […]

Start Strong – Learning Together Session 2: Set up your Assessments and Gradebook using weighting and rules

Microsoft Teams

NOTE: This Learning Together event is part of our Start Strong series and builds on topics and activities from Module 3 of the Start Strong Quercus course. While not absolutely necessary to participate in the session, we encourage you enroll in the Start Strong course using the Join Code and start working on the module activities before the session. Maintaining an organized […]

Engineering Head Start Program: Changing Old Habits and Adapting to New Ones

The Engineering Head Start Program is an in-person program designed to support U of T Engineering undergraduate students with transitioning successfully into their courses for the new academic year. The program will take place from August 22 to 26, 2022. The Changing Old Habits and Adapting to New Ones workshop will take place on Wednesday, August 24, […]

Engineering Head Start Program: Test and Exam Taking Skills

The Engineering Head Start Program is an in-person program designed to support U of T Engineering undergraduate students with transitioning successfully into their courses for the new academic year. The program will take place from August 22 to 26, 2022. The Test and Exam Taking Skills workshop will take place on Thursday, August 25, 2022, from 10:30 […]

Special Seminar: User-Programmable Hydrogel Biomaterials to Probe and Direct 4D Stem Cell Fate

Red Seminar Room, Donnelly Centre @ 250-160 College Street

Abstract: The extracellular matrix directs stem cell function through a complex choreography of biomacromolecular interactions in a tissue-dependent manner. Far from static, this hierarchical milieu of biochemical and biophysical cues presented within the native cellular niche is both spatially complex and ever changing. As these pericellular reconfigurations are vital for tissue morphogenesis, disease regulation, and […]

Engineering Head Start Program: Learn About the Support Services at U of T Engineering

The Engineering Head Start Program is an in-person program designed to support U of T Engineering undergraduate students with transitioning successfully into their courses for the new academic year. The program will take place from August 22 to 26, 2022. The Learn about your Support Services at the Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering workshop will take […]

Start Strong – Learning Together BONUS SESSION: Build a better page

Microsoft Teams

NOTE: This Learning Together event is part of our Start Strong series and builds on topics and activities from Module 2 of the Start Strong Quercus course and from Learning Together Session 1: Build smart using a FASE Quercus course template. While not absolutely necessary to participate in the session, we encourage you enroll in the Start Strong course using the Join Code and start […]

Start Strong – Learning Together Session 3: Get your students talking by talking to your students

Microsoft Teams

NOTE: This Learning Together event is part of our Start Strong series and builds on topics and activities from Module 4 of the Start Strong Quercus course. While not absolutely necessary to participate in the session, we encourage you enroll in the Start Strong course using the Join Code and start working on the module activities before the session. Meaningful, frequent communication […]

Labour Day

The University is closed on September 5, 2022, for Labour Day.

MIE MASC/PhD Program Orientation Event

Mechanical Engineering Building, MC102, 5 King's College Road, Toronto, Canada

Mechanical Engineering Building, MC102 5 King's College Road   Welcome to the Master of Engineering Program at the University of Toronto in the Department of Engineering! Program orientation is mandatory and designed to get you started on the best foot towards program management. Please RSVP by August 31, 2022. Attendance will be taken at the door.

U of T Engineering Faculty Orientation Events

Various Locations, St. George Campus

Welcome to U of T Engineering! On Wednesday, September 7, a number of Faculty-run orientation events will take place between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. These in-person events are free for all incoming first-year engineering students, even if you did not register for Orientation Week, so please be sure to attend! Further details are available in the First Year […]

ECE Undergraduate First Year Orientation & Lunch

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The Undergraduate First Year Orientation & Lunch is a part of Orientation Week. The Chair of ECE welcomes our new ECE students, introduces you to the department and your future contacts in the Undergraduate Office. She will also give valuable advice and let you know about the services and activities available at U of T. […]

ECE Undergraduate Second Year Welcome Back BBQ

Bahen Patio 40 Saint George St., Toronto, Ontario

The ECE Undergrad office is excited to host our 2022 in-person Welcome Back BBQ for 2nd year ECE undergraduate students! When: Friday, September 16th 2022 from 12pm – 1:30pm Where: Bahen Patio at 40 St George Street Everyone who plans on attending must present a ticket. Please come pick up your free ticket at the ECE Undergrad Office […]

In-Person: MIE Distinguished Seminar Series with Professor Ann Bisantz: “Cognitive Systems Engineering and Health Informatics: A Work-Centered Design Approach”

Mechanical Engineering Building, MC102, 5 King's College Road, Toronto, Canada

Mechanical Engineering Building, MC102 5 King's College Road Interested members of the U of T community who would like to attend the seminars can email Kendra Hunter at hunter@mie.utoronto.ca Professor Ann Bisantz University at Buffalo (Industrial and Systems Engineering) Cognitive Systems Engineering and Health Informatics: A Work-Centered Design Approach Abstract Health information systems have been advocated as […]

Joining the Engineering EDI Action Group (EEDIAG)

Joining the Action Group – Are you interested in joining in conversations related to EDI within the Faculty and Engineering? Would you like to learn more about how to address racism, colonialism, and other forms of discrimination and oppression within our community? Are you looking to make a deeper commitment to EDI work at FASE? […]

PsychEng Seminar 2022 September 20: Prof. Li Shu, U of T Dept. of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Room 2135, Bahen Centre, 40 St. George Street, Toronto, Canada

Room 2135, Bahen Centre 40 St. George Street Speaker: Prof. Li Shu, PhD, P.Eng. Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Toronto Title: Overview of Collaborative Specialization in Psychology, Psychiatry and Engineering (PsychEng) Please register at the following link to help us plan: https://shulab.mie.utoronto.ca/events/psycheng-rsvp-2022sept20-shu-mie/ Abstract:  I will provide an overview of the graduate-level Collaborative Specialization in Psychology, […]

Circle Revive & Thrive Discussion with Professor Goldie Nejat (Virtual)

On September 20 at 3:00 p.m. EDT, there will be a Special Edition of the Circle Revive & Thrive discussion with Goldie Nejat, PhD, and Cristina Getson, BASc, as they discuss the adoption of socially assistive robots in long-term, private, and hospital care. Moderated by Shelley McClure, Circle Facilitator, the event will feature a discussion of […]

Undergrad Upper Year Welcome Back BBQ

Bahen Patio 40 Saint George St., Toronto, Ontario

The ECE Undergraduate office is excited to host our 2022 in-person Welcome Back BBQ for Upper Year Undergrad ECE students! When: Friday, September 23th 2022 from 12pm – 1:30pm Where: Bahen Patio at 40 St George Street Everyone who plans on attending MUST PRESENT A TICKET. Please come pick up your free ticket at the ECE Undergraduate Office […]

Clubs Suite pop-ups: Learn about services & coaching

GB202 35 St George St, Toronto, Ontario

Visit a pop-up to learn abut the suite of services that ILead offers to help Skule™ club leaders and design team leaders excel and reach their goals. Come gather information about customized supports and coaching, enjoy a cookie, and meet our team. Dates, times and locations: Sept. 20 | 2:-00 – 4:00 PM | Galbraith […]

ACE Learning Skills Program: My Minutes Matter! – Reviewing Time Management Strategies

My Minutes Matter! – Reviewing Time Management Strategies Do you feel like your time management skills could use some improvement? Are you tired of cramming for midterms and assignments but not getting the marks you want? Your Learning Strategist will introduce you to some tools and techniques that can be used to plan your time […]

Conversation Skills for Meeting New People

GB202 35 St George St, Toronto, Ontario

Conversation Skills for Meeting New People It’s easy to start a conversation, but what do you say after getting past “hello, how are you”? Join this interactive workshop to meet new people, eat pizza, and learn tips and techniques that you can use right away to start creating connections through conversation. All engineering students at […]

EDI in Action: A Workshop for CPE Scholars

RT1065 (Rotman School of Management) 105 St. George Street Toronto, Ontario Toronto,

Initially designed for our CPE graduate student network, and now open for all U of T students interested in climate and sustainability fields, this workshop will provide an in-depth overview of equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) fundamentals in research. Featuring a panel discussion moderated by CPE member Laura Tozer, an interactive session led by Nicole […]

Ursula Franklin MSE GRADUATE SEMINAR ​​​​​: Multiscale mechanical properties of additively manufactured titanium alloys

— Every week on Thu, 11:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada), Room MB128 Date/Time: Sep 29, 2022 – 11:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Location: Lassonde Mining Building, room MB128 Presenter: Zhiying Liu (PhD candidate, 2nd seminar) Supervisor: Prof. Y Zou Title: Multiscale mechanical properties of additively manufactured titanium alloys Abstract: Additive manufacturing (AM) is leading a new era in metal […]

ECE DLS: Valeria Bertacco “Beyond AI: Societal Opportunities for Future Hardware Design”

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Professor Valeria Bertacco, University of Michigan Title: Beyond AI: Societal Opportunities for Future Hardware Design Abstract: Computing hardware has long been a critical component in the advancement of technology. Most recently, we’ve witnessed an explosive progression in the capabilities and applications of AI, enabled in large part by AI hardware acceleration. Looking beyond the potential benefits of […]

Orange Shirt Day / National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

  September 30 is Orange Shirt Day and the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. This day recognizes and commemorates the tragic history of residential schools, which 150,000+ Indigenous children were forced to attend between the 1870s and 1997. Here are three ways you can commemorate the day: Continue learning. More than 300 U of T Engineering […]

2022 CARTE Student Orientation / Networking

The Centre for Analytics and AI Engineering (CARTE) is hosting a student orientation and networking event to facilitate peer-to-peer experience and knowledge sharing among students pursuing Analytics/AI/Machine Learning (ML) education at the University of Toronto. This in-person event is scheduled for September 30th, from 4:00-6:00 pm, on St. George campus. As part of this event, students […]

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Towards Inclusive Practices Series (TIPS): EDI @ U of T Engineering

Monday October 3rd, 12-1:30 pm in GB202 (light lunch offered) Tuesday October 4th, 12-1:30 pm virtually (repeat) This TIPS session will provide attendees with an introduction and update on what has been happening regarding EDI within the Faculty in recent years. This will be a good starting point for all students, staff, and faculty to […]

Fred Kan Distinguished Lecture: Ethics and the Future of Automated Mobility – Two Challenges

Online

Location: Hybrid - Faculty Club (41 Willcocks St.) or online Time: 6:30 – 8:30 pm Registration Link Two areas of automated mobility are raising ethical questions that require our careful attention. First, today’s vehicles are increasingly equipped with advanced driver assist systems (ADAS), such as lane keeping assist and adaptive cruise control. ADAS partially automate […]

Campus Safety Talk

MB123 | Lassonde Mining Building

A Campus Safety special constable will share everything you need to know about safety at U of T, including: What Campus Safety does What programs are offered When and how to contact Campus Safety This session is open to all U of T Engineering community members. No registration required.

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Towards Inclusive Practices Series (TIPS): EDI @ U of T Engineering

Monday October 3rd, 12-1:30 pm in GB202 (light lunch offered) Tuesday October 4th, 12-1:30 pm virtually (repeat) This TIPS session will provide attendees with an introduction and update on what has been happening regarding EDI within the Faculty in recent years. This will be a good starting point for all students, staff, and faculty to […]

PsychEng Seminar 2022 Oct. 4: Prof. David Fisman, U of T Dalla Lana School of Public Health

Room 2135, Bahen Centre, 40 St. George Street, Toronto, Canada

Room 2135, Bahen Centre 40 St. George Street Speaker: Prof. David Fisman, MD, MPH Professor, Division of Epidemiology, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto Title: Why Can’t We Innovate During Pandemics? Registration link below. Abstract: The curious failure to use available science on aerosols, and aerosol-borne transmission of disease, has been a signal […]

Troost ILEAD: Club Leaders Fireside Chat

Club Leaders Fireside Chat – Tuesday October 4th | Register HERE Join us for our first Fireside Chat for Club Leaders event of the year! We will be talking about membership recruitment and engaging new members. Join the ILead team, fellow Skule™️ Club Leaders, and Eng Soc’s VP Student Life, Noah Guerin to talk about best practices […]

LLE: Engineering Human Organoids, Organs, and Societies (Kelly Stevens, University of Washington)

Virtual @ Zoom link TBA

ChemE community, the Zoom link and passcode will be sent through email closer to the date. External members are required to register to receive the Zoom details. External registration closes at 9am on Monday, October 3. Kelly Stevens, University of Washington Host: Prof. Alison McGuigan Although much progress has been made in building engineered human tissues and organs over […]

ACE Learning Skills Program: Group Work – How to Take the Lead?

Group Work: How to Take the Lead? Does the thought of group work fill you with feelings of dread? Working in a team can be a great opportunity to share the workload, develop collaborative ideas and solutions, as well as establish friendships and community. Despite the opportunities for great things to happen, many of us […]

ECE DLS: Robert Tibshirani “Data Science, Statistics, and Health with a Focus on Statistical Learning and Sparsity”

Online event

Professor Robert Tibshirani, Stanford University Online through zoom RSVP for Prof Tibshirani’s Lecture Title: Data Science, Statistics, and Health with a Focus on Statistical Learning and Sparsity Abstract: First I will discuss some general issues in the application of statistics to biomedicine. These include the importance of transparency, reproducibility and  simplicity. Then I will cover some recent […]

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CNMI workshop series – Electroencephalography: from the clinic to wearable devices – how to get the perfect recording and analyze your data

Lassonde Mining Building, 170 College St, Toronto, ON M5S 3E3. Sessions 1 & 3 in Room 101 and session 2 in Room 78

Dear CNMI members, As we enter the Fall term, the CRANIA Neuromodulation Institute (CNMI) is launching the first of its workshops on neuromodulation, intended for graduate students. The workshop titled EEG: from the clinic to wearable devices will be a hands-on workshop where students get the opportunity to gain some practical experience collecting and analyzing […]

Thanksgiving

The university will be closed.  Enjoy the holiday!

Clubs Suite pop-ups: Learn about services & coaching

GB202 35 St George St, Toronto, Ontario

Visit a pop-up to learn abut the suite of services that ILead offers to help Skule™ club leaders and design team leaders excel and reach their goals. Come gather information about customized supports and coaching, enjoy a cookie, and meet our team. Dates, times and locations: Sept. 20 | 2:-00 – 4:00 PM | Galbraith […]

LLE: Innovation in Sustainable Nanomaterials for Advanced Engineering Applications (Michael Tam, University of Waterloo)

WB116 @ 200 College Street

Michael Tam, University of Waterloo Host: Prof. Ning Yan   Nanotechnology is anticipated to be the next technological wave that will drive many of the innovations in science and engineering. In this discipline, there is a renewed impetus to develop nanomaterials from renewable sources due to the negative impact of using raw materials from traditional carbon […]

Skule Lunch & Learn Presents: Magnetic Fields Control Tiny Robots in the Gut & Brain to Support Micro-Scale Surgery

5th Floor Atrium, Myhal Centre for Engineering Innovation & Entrepreneuship, 55 St. George Street, Toronto, ON, M5S 1A4, Canada

Thanks to advances in technology and medical research, micro-scale mobile robots now have the ability for 3D motion through the human body. Join us on October 12 as Professor Eric Diller discusses and demonstrates how his tiny machines are controlled remotely using magnetic fields to help with neurosurgery and diagnosis in the gut. After the […]

ACE Learning Skills Program: Learning to Learn in Engineering – Building Your “Learning Toolbox”

Learning to Learn in Engineering: Building Your “Learning Toolbox” How should you study and approach problem-solving in Engineering? How do you control your studying outcomes? How do you find your learning style? And how do you study smarter? Join your Engineering Learning Strategist and your fellow upper-year students to learn about effective learning strategies that […]

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CNMI workshop series – Electroencephalography: from the clinic to wearable devices – how to get the perfect recording and analyze your data

Lassonde Mining Building, 170 College St, Toronto, ON M5S 3E3. Sessions 1 & 3 in Room 101 and session 2 in Room 78

Dear CNMI members, As we enter the Fall term, the CRANIA Neuromodulation Institute (CNMI) is launching the first of its workshops on neuromodulation, intended for graduate students. The workshop titled EEG: from the clinic to wearable devices will be a hands-on workshop where students get the opportunity to gain some practical experience collecting and analyzing […]

LLE: Understanding Molecular Crystals from First Principles (Leeor Kronik, Weizmann Institute of Science)

Virtual @ Zoom link TBA

External members are required to register to receive the link and passcode. Registration closes at 9am on October 17.  Leeor Kronik, Weizmann Institute of Science Host: Prof. Tim Bender Molecular crystals are crystalline solids composed of molecules bound together by relatively weak intermolecular interactions, typically consisting of van der Waals interactions and/or hydrogen bonds. These crystals […]

ECE DLS- Kwabena Boahen: “Dendrocentric Learning: The Future of Artificial Intelligence

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Professor Kwabena Boahen, Stanford University Title: Dendrocentric Learning: The Future of Artificial Intelligence Abstract: Artificial Intelligence (AI) now advances by performing twice as many floating-point multiplications every two months, but the semiconductor industry tiles twice as many multipliers on a chip every two years. Moreover, returns from tiling these multipliers ever more densely now diminish because signals […]

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CNMI workshop series – Electroencephalography: from the clinic to wearable devices – how to get the perfect recording and analyze your data

Lassonde Mining Building, 170 College St, Toronto, ON M5S 3E3. Sessions 1 & 3 in Room 101 and session 2 in Room 78

Dear CNMI members, As we enter the Fall term, the CRANIA Neuromodulation Institute (CNMI) is launching the first of its workshops on neuromodulation, intended for graduate students. The workshop titled EEG: from the clinic to wearable devices will be a hands-on workshop where students get the opportunity to gain some practical experience collecting and analyzing […]

PsychEng Seminar 2022 Oct 25: Prof. Jason Plaks, U of T Department of Psychology

Room 2135, Bahen Centre, 40 St. George Street, Toronto, Canada

Room 2135, Bahen Centre 40 St. George Street   Speaker: Prof. Jason Plaks, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Toronto Title: What Makes a Robot Seem Like a Moral Entity? Abstract: will be available at latest 1 week before seminar date. Biography: will be available at latest 1 week before seminar date. Registration link: will be […]

ECE DLS: Professor Mona Jarrahi “New Frontiers in Terahertz Technology”

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Professor Mona Jarrahi – University of California, Los Angeles Title: New Frontiers in Terahertz Technology Abstract: Although unique potentials of terahertz waves for chemical identification, material characterization, biological sensing, and medical imaging have been recognized for quite a while, the relatively poor performance, higher costs, and bulky nature of current terahertz systems continue to impede their deployment […]

CARTE Presents: Active Learning for Optimizing RNA Based Vaccines and Therapeutics 

Active Learning for Optimizing RNA Based Vaccines and Therapeutics CARTE Industry Speaker Seminar Series welcome Michael Bailey, Computational Scientist at Sanofi Data and AI Center of Excellence in Toronto, for the first in-person seminar of 2022-23 academic year. Topic: Active Learning for Optimizing RNA Based Vaccines and Therapeutics Date and Time: Friday October 28, 2022 (12:00 – 1:00 PM EST) Location: Myhal […]

In-Person: MIE Distinguished Seminar Series with Professor Emeritus Christopher Macosko: “Applying Rheology to Solve Engineering Problems”

Mechanical Engineering Building, MC102, 5 King's College Road, Toronto, Canada

Mechanical Engineering Building, MC102 5 King's College Road Interested members of the U of T community who would like to attend the seminars can email Kendra Hunter at hunter@mie.utoronto.ca Professor Emeritus Christopher Macosko University of Minnesota (Chemical Engineering and Materials Science) Applying Rheology to Solve Engineering Problems Abstract TBD Biography Chris  Macosko is a Professor Emeritus in […]

LLE: Mapping and Engineering Microbiomes of the Mammalian Gut and in Soil Environments (Harris Wang, Columbia University)

WB116 @ 200 College Street

Harris Wang, Columbia University Host: Prof. Chris Lawson Microbes that live in soil are responsible for a variety of key decomposition and remediation activities in the biosphere. Microbes that colonize the gastrointestinal tract play important roles in host metabolism, immunity, and homeostasis. Better tools to study and alter these microbiomes are essential for unlocking their vast […]

ACE Learning Skills Program: Building Academic Resilience in Engineering

Building Academic Resilience in Engineering Learning is full of setbacks and struggles. How can you positively adapt to manage these struggles? Join us to explore the key practices and essential resources that support your learning and well-being in the face of everyday learning challenges. Understand the dimensions of academic resilience in your own learning Discover […]

Engineering Fall Study Break

The Engineering Fall Study Break and the Arts & Science Fall Reading Week will take place between November 7 – 11, 2022. During this week, no Fall Term Engineering courses or Fall Term Arts & Science courses will be offered.

Livable Streets 2.0 in Toronto

Engineering Council Room, Galbraith Building, Room 202, 35 St. George Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Livable Streets 2.0 offers a thorough examination of the struggle between automobiles, residents, pedestrians and other users of streets, along with evidence-based, practical strategies for redesigning city street networks that support urban livability. Join us for a presentation from the author of Livable Streets 2.0, Dr. Bruce Appleyard, Associate Professor of City Planning and Urban Design at […]

ACE Learning Skills Program: Stress, Rest, and Getting to the End in Engineering

Stress, Rest, and Getting to the End in Engineering It’s a challenging time of the semester. You’ve been busy, but there’s still a lot to do. Join us in this session designed for Engineering students to manage and reframe stress and rest so you can make it to the end. Apply self-compassion as you attend […]

Skule Lunch & Learn Presents: Risk-Aware Control Theory for Sustainable Cities and Healthcare

Online

  Uncertain systems that evolve over time (called stochastic dynamical systems) are all around us. From a patient fighting cancer to the combined sewer system in the city of Toronto, these uncertain systems exist everywhere. Join us this November 9th as Professor Margaret Chapman discusses how theory and engineering together can confront the challenges of […]

Conversation with SGS: Session #2 – Academic and Research Resiliency: Managing Impacted Student Trajectories

Online event

Conversations with SGS is a series of monthly sessions for faculty in administrative roles in graduate education at the unit level to come together to share experiences, learnings and incorporate best practices into our work. Panel: Vina Goghari, Vice-Dean, Research and Program Innovation Josie Lalonde, Director, Student Academic Services Emma Thacker, Director (Acting) Graduate Awards […]

LLE: From Mitigating Climate Change to Enhancing Access to Safe Water: Unmet Global Challenges and Role of Chemical Engineering (Arup SenGupta, Lehigh University)

TBA

Co-hosted with the Institute for Water Innovation (IWI) Arup SenGupta, Lehigh University Host: Prof. Nikolai De Martini The elevated atmospheric CO2 concentration resulting from anthropogenic emissions is singularly responsible for global climate change and viewed as the worst existential threat confronting humanity today. Besides replacing fossil fuels with renewable energy and emission control, direct air capture (DAC) […]

Open Conversation: Data Driven Efforts to Support EDI within FASE

Galbraith Building - GB202 @ 35 St. George Street, Toronto, ON

Thursday November 17th, 12-1:30pm in GB202 Update and overview on what the Faculty and the University are doing regarding the collection and use of data related to supporting EDI efforts. What we are collecting, who has access, and how it is being leveraged? A brief update presentation will be followed by smaller table discussions. Register […]

Info Session: Laidlaw Scholars Program

Virtual via Zoom

  The Laidlaw Scholars Program aimed at first and second-years, helps students develop their leadership and research skills at prominent institutions around the world. It includes a research project, leadership training and network building. Are you interested in joining? Attend one of the upcoming virtual information sessions to learn more about the program and how to apply! […]

ACE Learning Skills Program: Staying Motivated and Focused while Learning

Staying Motivated and Focused while Learning Do you have difficulty staying focused and staying on task when working from home and being online? Do you ever procrastinate to avoid unpleasant tasks or assignments? Do you find it hard to get started? Motivating yourself to complete assignments, study, and do all the other things can be […]

PsychEng Seminar 2022 November 22: Prof. Patricia Trbovich, U of T Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation

Room 2135, Bahen Centre, 40 St. George Street, Toronto, Canada

Room 2135, Bahen Centre 40 St. George Street   Speaker: Prof. Patricia Trbovitch Associate Professor, Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto Title: Introduction to Human Factors and User Centred Design Abstract: will be available at latest 1 week before seminar date. Biography: will be available at latest 1 week before seminar date. Registration […]

Climate Economy Summit: Achieving Net-Zero

Toronto Region Board of Trade 100 Queens Quay East, 3rd Floor, Toronto, Ontario

Co-hosted by Climate Positive Energy and Toronto Region Board Of Trade: we invite you to join us as we convene industry leaders, decision-makers, and experts to discuss practical recommendations for embracing innovation and growing our region's economy while reducing emissions. From electric vehicles to energy distribution, hydrogen to financial innovation, our region must put the […]

ECE Alumni Connections: Research Talk 2022: Precision Electronics for Treating the Brain

Online event

Professor Xilin Liu Restore, regulate and repair the brain with precision electronic devices — these are my research team’s goals. We have recently developed intelligent brain implants to regulate disorders such as epilepsy and Parkinsonism, sensor brain interfaces to restore lost sensation from brain and spinal cord injuries, and therapeutic stimulators for neural repair and […]

ACE Learning Skills Program: Ready, set, go… Exams are fast approaching; how do I prepare?

Ready, set, go… Exams are fast approaching; how do I prepare? In this one-hour interactive workshop, you will develop the skills associated with improving your exam performance. With the help of your Engineering Learning Strategist and Health and Wellness counsellor, you will develop preparation strategies, learn study techniques, and ways to manage test anxiety as […]

CARTE Industry Speaker Seminar: Correspondent Banking Networks Optimization

Myhal Centre, Room 360, 55 St George St., Toronto, Ontario, M5V 3M9, Canada

Myhal Centre, Room 360 55 St George St. CARTE Industry Speaker Seminar Series welcomes Nima Safaei, Senior Data Scientist at Scotiabank, for the second in-person seminar of 2022-23 academic year. Registration: Registration form. Capacity is limited. Please register early to secure your spot. Abstract:Correspondent Banking (CB) Network refers to a network of financial institutions providing cross-border payment services […]

In-Person: MIE Distinguished Seminar Series with Dr. Jesse Zhu: “Small Particles Hoisting Gigantic Industrial Processes – the I2I (Idea-to-Industrialization) road of Particle Technology”

Mechanical Engineering Building, MC102, 5 King's College Road, Toronto, Canada

Mechanical Engineering Building, MC102 5 King's College Road   Interested members of the U of T community who would like to attend the seminars can email Kendra Hunter at hunter@mie.utoronto.ca Dr. Jesse Zhu The University of Western Ontario (Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering) Small Particles Hoisting Gigantic Industrial Processes – the I2I (Idea-to-Industrialization) road of […]

MScAC Talks: Artificial Intelligence in Health: Research and Applications in Toronto

Location: Zoom Abstract: While the application of artificial intelligence (AI) has transformed numerous sectors including retail, transportation, and hospitality, its application to health has been limited. The Toronto community is well-positioned to advance AI research and application given its strengths in relevant disciplines such as medicine, allied health, computer science, mathematics, engineering, and statistics. This talk will […]

Tackle the Exam Center – Tour, Destress, Know the Do’s and Don’ts, Free Food!

EX100 @ 255 McCaul Street

Do you run out of time during tests or exams? Would you like to de-stress, receive guidance from upper-year mentors, and get more comfortable before exam season? Then, Come to “Tackle the Exam Centre” on November 28th from 6:15 to 7:30 pm at EX100 on 255 McCaul Street hosted by engSuccess! Please bring any practice […]

SFLC x Chem Club: Funding your Mental Healthcare

Chem Common Room (Wallberg Building, Room WB238) @ 184 College St

  The Skule Financial Literacy Club and the Chemical Engineering Club have partnered up for the “Funding you Mental Healthcare” event! This seminar will give students all the information and resources on how to maximize student aid for mental health resources, together with personal experience from SFLC’s Co-President Muskan. The new Mental Health Programs Officer […]

QueerSphere Town Hall

Bahen Room 1220 and Zoom

Are you a queer student in Skule™? QueerSphere wants to hear your voice! QueerSphere is hosting a Queer Town Hall, supported by the UTSU Student Initiative Fund, to discuss 2SLGBTQIA+ and EDI issues at U of T Engineering and campus on Nov. 29th from 5:30 to 7:00 PM in BA1220 and on Zoom. The event will […]

LLE: How Can Research in Solar Energy Harvesting and Electrified Chemical Synthesis Contribute to Defossilization? (Ted Sargent, UofT)

Virtual @ Zoom link TBA

External members are required to register to receive the link and passcode. Registration closes at 9am on November 28. Ted Sargent, University of Toronto Host: Prof. Jane Howe While much progress has been made to scaling solar technologies in the field, there remains a massive further (costly, and energy-intensive) build to be completed to meet the […]

U of T Engineering Flu Shot Clinic

Bahen Centre @ 40 St. George Street

All U of T Engineering students can access free flu vaccines on December 1. This is being run by the Discovery Pharmacy and is thanks to a partnership with the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy. The clinic will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Bahen Centre. Appointments are not necessary but are encouraged. Walk-ins will […]

ACE Learning Skills Program: How to Get Involved in Research as a Student

How to Get Involved in Research as a Student This workshop will provide you with some strategies to help you find a research opportunity. You will benefit greatly by discussing the following during the workshop: How do I approach professors to ask about doing research in their lab? How to apply for a summer research […]

NEW DATE In-Person: MIE Distinguished Seminar Series with Professor David Pui: “Green Technologies for Sustainable Environment”

Mechanical Engineering Building, MC102, 5 King's College Road, Toronto, Canada

Mechanical Engineering Building, MC102 5 King's College Road Interested members of the U of T community who would like to attend the seminars can email Kendra Hunter at hunter@mie.utoronto.ca Professor David Pui University of Minnesota (Regents Professor and LM Fingerson/TSI Inc. Chair in Mechanical Engineering) Green Technologies for Sustainable Environment Abstract We are developing green technologies to […]

ILead Pop-Up

Myhal Lobby 55 St. George Street, Toronto, Ontario

Come say “hi” to the ILead team! Swing by for a quick coffee, tea or cookie on Monday December 5th from 12-2pm in the Myhal Lobby. We will also have a little wellness takeaway. We look forward to seeing you there!

Event Canceled – Music Oasis Series – Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering

Engineering Society Arena (Basement Level Myhal Centre) 55 St. George St, Toronto, Ontario

This event has been canceled The Faculty of Music presents the Music Oasis Series, a selection of concerts held across the University of Toronto in non-traditional performance spaces. Join the Faculty of Music Bassoon studio December 5, 2022 at 7:30 p.m. for a concert featuring chamber and seasonal music performed in the Engineering Society Arena […]

National Day of Remembrance and Action of Violence against Women

Hart House Great Hall and Virtual @ 7 Hart House Circle

On December 6, U of T joins communities across Canada in remembering the 14 women killed in a devastating act of misogyny at the engineering school at Montreal’s École Polytechnique in 1989.  We welcome all faculty, staff, students, and librarians to join us either in-person or virtually for this tri-campus event. The event will feature a memorial to honour the lives of those lost to gender-based […]

National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

Virtual (YouTube) or in-person (The Great Hall - Hart House) 7 Hart House Circle, Toronto, Ontario

On December 6, U of T joins communities across Canada in remembering the 14 women killed in a devastating act of misogyny at the engineering school at Montreal's École Polytechnique in 1989. Join us on Dec. 6 from 12 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. ET in-person, or from 12:30 p.m. - 2 p.m. ET via livestream. […]

LLE: The Interactions of Airborne Particles with Surfaces (Cliff Davidson, Syracuse University)

WB116 @ 200 College Street

AEESP DISTINGUISHED LECTURE Cliff Davidson, Syracuse University Host: Prof. Elodie Passeport Airborne particles exist in a wide variety of shapes, sizes, and chemical compositions. Some are natural, some are emitted from human activities, and others are formed in the atmosphere from gases. The gases can also be natural or anthropogenic. Once airborne, particles can be carried […]

Skule Lunch & Learn: Supercritical Fluid Extraction for Recovery of Rare Earth Elements from Secondary Resources

Online

There is a significant global push towards recycling waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) to enable the circular economy. Conventional recycling processes rely on pyrometallurgy or hydrometallurgy. These techniques not only are reagent intensive and often require large consumption of strong acids and organic solvents, but they also produce secondary streams of potentially hazardous wastes. […]

IANDIT Seminar Series: The Future of Drug Development through Companion Diagnostics and Therapeutics approaches

Roseburgh Building, RS207, 164 College St., Toronto, M5S 3E2, Canada

Roseburgh Building, RS207 164 College St.   Institute for Advanced Non-Destructive and Non-Invasive Diagnostic Technologies (IANDIT) Seminar Series The Future of Drug Development through Companion Diagnostics and Therapeutics approaches Speaker: Nathan Yoganathan, President & Chief Scientific Officer JN Nova Pharma Inc. Abstract:  Dr. Nathan Yoganathan, President & CSO of JN Nova Pharma will be presenting their novel technology. JN […]