Alumnus Leaves Landmark $20-million Bequest to U of T Engineering

Hart Professorships will boost early-career research and more

Anything’s Possible When Someone Believes in You

A tough-but-fair professor allowed this alumna to thrive in engineering

Ben

Reflecting on a lakeside view before a storm – a penny for your thoughts

Loving the Aliebn

Jonathan Sun tweets funny and heartfelt observations about what it means to be a 21st-century human

The Konrad Group Helps Brands Boost their Digital Mojo

These U of T alumni help businesses from CBC to Coca-Cola thrive online

Small is Beautiful

Alumnus David MacLean is creating a small-scale Toronto – his first step to miniaturizing the entire country

Colombo’s Reach

Many of Singapore’s leaders are U of T grads, thanks to a unique scholarship

Waste Not, Want Not

Andrew White’s company not only cleans bio-gas, but also produces fertilizer

Game On!

Toronto’s Pan Am Games will leave a golden legacy for U of T, its athletes and the city.

Photo: Courtesy of Team Attollo

Using Their Words

Student startup gives kids a leg up with language

Courtesy of Henry Wu

A Commitment to Innovation

There is no limit to giving back – it’s boundless

Photo: Courtesy of ChipCare

Handheld Lab

U of T startup ChipCare gets set to unveil a revolutionary portable HIV blood-testing device

Photo by Jon Horvatin

On the Job in the Cloud

Marwan and Hadi Aladdin aim to train the world’s workers

Keeping Thrill-Seekers Safe

Safety specialist Joelle Javier uses her engineering knowledge to make sure amusement park riders don’t get hurt

Memories of Gull Lake

Why learning to survey is an unforgettable experience for University of Toronto engineers

The Curious Squirrel

It’s hard to say who’s more fascinated, the photographer or her subject.

Walter Curlook was Mining’s Green Pioneer

The engineer, inventor, Inco executive and U of T prof is remembered for his boundless passion, spirit and energy

A Digital Coach

Wearable software created by U of T grads aims to help hobby athletes up their game

Bright Idea

A U of T grad’s paper-thin lamp technology could revolutionize the lighting industry

The Spy Among Us

U of T prof Pat Bayly headed up North America’s first spy school and developed an “unbreakable” cipher machine during the Second World War

Alumnus Elevates Entrepreneurship with $1-million Donation

Philanthropy key to supporting student inventors

Letters to the Editor

Praise for mindfulness, a new ultra-cool record, concerns about the hidden labour pool

A Tuna Loonie in the Food Bank

U of T engineers and architects won the award for structural ingenuity at Toronto’s annual Canstruction competition

Incredible Impact – in Engineering

Technology Enhanced Active Learning (TEAL) classrooms foster collaboration, active learning and accelerated innovation

A Quicker Fix

A new app aims to smooth out the often prickly relationship between residents and property managers

How to Build a Sustainable City

Can Toronto cut emissions by 80 per cent? If it’s up to Nadine Ibrahim, yes

A Reunion to Remember

Ann Nguyen and Paul Hiscock, two engineers from different worlds, decide to put a ring on it

In the Loop

Ronnie Yip transforms a water park into a surreal setting

Calm Before the Chaos

Yannick How Wong catches a glimpse of peaceful front campus before U of T’s annual chariot race

Security in a Heartbeat

Tired of typing in passwords? A new device can identify you by your unique cardiac rhythm

Pictures from Above

Remote-controlled drone makes aerial cinematography much faster and cheaper

Rent Anything!

Many of us have valuable stuff we rarely use. Now you can rent it out, thanks to a peer-to-peer platform from grad Martin Wong that works just like Airbnb

Sun Smiles

Arih Struger-Kalkman explores the hardships of leaving the past behind

Lighting a Revolution

Three grads have developed an LED that uses a fraction of the electricity of other light bulbs

The Tiny Perfect Keyboard

As devices get smaller, a U of T company has created a keyboard that makes typing easier while using less screen space

Stress Buster

How personal changes led Bailey Vaez to promote wellness at work

Pauline Chan and Keith Thomas

Friendship came first for Chan, a CTV news anchor and Thomas, CEO of Vive Nano

Mike Campbell/CKMMPhotographic

Rotary Club

How does one build a human-powered helicopter?

Photo by Fernando Morales/The Globe and Mail

Digital Prophet

Wattpad co-founder Allen Lau predicts a book publishing revolution

George and Barbara Rooke

For this Fonthill, Ontario, couple it was a match made in music. And almost 65 years later, they’re still in tune

Photo by Qurrat Ansari

Painting a Better Future

Jose Herrera inspires humanitarian work through photography

Photo by Darryl Visscher/Redux

Bringing the Internet to Millions

Suneet Singh Tuli has engineered an affordable tablet computer for the developing world

Photo by Mark Balson

Rooftop Gardener

Sarah Wilson was one of 177 graduating students to win a Gordon Cressy Student Leadership Award this year for extracurricular contributions

Photo: City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 1244, Item 79

The Aviator

Brave, dashing and touched by the spirit of adventure, Douglas McCurdy became the first person to fly an airplane out of sight of land

Calling All Businesses

Francis Shen credits luck, good ideas, timing and avoiding complacency for his success with Aastra Technologies

Steve Dennis

Steve Dennis

“My goal isn’t to end global conflict, but to end the suffering of people who live in places where conflict takes away their basic human rights”

The Two of Us

Ronda Wabie and Greg Evans

A second meeting at the Victoria College pub brought two students eye to eye

The World’s First ICBBM

That’s Intercontinental Beer-Burning Ballistic Missile

Ms. Universe

Astronaut Julie Payette prepares for her second journey into space

Varsity Track Gets New Name

The Davenport Family Foundation supports Varsity Centre campaign in memory of John L. Davenport

Anthony Lacavera

Telecom entrepreneur sees a big future in smartphones

The Cabbage Patch Kid

Mike Wood’s unusual talent has taken him around the world

Hydrogen Village

Pierre Rivard imagines an “Internet of energy” on Toronto’s Port Lands

They Say They Want a Revolution

Internet organization assists young social activists

Hana Zalzal

Engineering grad creates make-up for the stars

Alvin Mok

Engineer founded software company while still a student

Michael Serbinis

Internet entrepreneur experienced tech boom and bust

Maryam Modir Shanechi

Engineering student is hoping to change how we interact with computers

Coming Home

How U of T grads are making a difference – where their help is needed most

Karen Pitre & Kay Worthington

Life lessons learned in sport

Tag: Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering alumni