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November 2019

Urban Water Provision Amidst the Chaos of Emerging Markets

November 13 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Join us this month as Prof. David Taylor discusses how engineering is solving the constant challenge of accessible, clean water to emerging markets. Servicing emerging markets requires products tailored to the challenges of their chaotic water systems, which are characterized by: frequently empty pipes, low pressure, high rates of contamination, high losses, and missing network information. Upgrading these intermittent water systems is a 70-billion-dollar market. Prof. Taylor’s talk introduces intermittent systems and their challenges, and describes the tools developed to…

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Disruptors & Dilemmas: Robotics in Healthcare

Join us on November 26, 2019 to the launch of U of T Engineering’s newest premiere speaker series, Disruptors & Dilemmas, kicking off with our inaugural event featuring healthcare and robotics. Disruptors & Dilemmas: Robotics in Healthcare pulls together three panelists to focus the conversation on the innovations, challenges, and overall potential which comes with the continued adoption of robotics technology into healthcare. Our panel members will provide insights on how robotics can effect medical research, healthcare practitioners, and patients…

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December 2019

Re-engineering Education for a Changing Landscape

Join us this month as Prof. Greg Evans discusses how U of T Engineering is redefining the teaching and practice of engineering. Major shifts are occurring in the teaching and practice of engineering. The quest to address complex societal needs is broadening the scope of engineering to bring in practices from domains such as design, leadership, communication, education, business, sustainability, globalization and entrepreneurship. Dr. Evans will introduce the Institute for Studies in Transdisciplinary Engineering Education and Practice (ISTEP), launched in…

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