The Wisdom of Crowds

PhD student Justin Kim is working on intelligent “swarming” robots that could one day help rescue earthquake survivors and explore other planets

Tree Lovers

Student Benjamin Lappalainen makes photographic art with a friend’s helping hand

Skule

Where did this misspelled moniker come from?

Helping Undergrads Refine Their Skills

New feedback tools from engineering will help students home in on weaknesses – and strengths

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

Hart Professorships will boost early-career research and more

Hungry for Hazardous Waste

How pollution-eating microbes could help clean up toxic sites

I Saw Him Standing There

How a U of T engineering student found himself on stage with the Beatles in 1964

Those Things We Do

Relive some of the wonderful, and occasionally weird, traditions that happen only at U of T

On the Right Track

Prof. Eric Miller wants to use improved data – and more of it – to help cities make better transit decisions

Muscle and Metal

How a unique U of T collaboration is making life better for a student with cerebral palsy

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Bringing Leading Minds Together

Collaborations with other top global schools are good for U of T’s students and faculty – and for Canada

Perfecting the Knuckleball

A team of U of T engineering students has designed a machine that can throw baseball’s most difficult pitch

A Life-Saving Innovation

Recent grads win engineering design award for a low-cost medical device that will help keep patients breathing

Open for Business

U of T launches the Banting & Best Centre, one of North America’s largest entrepreneurial hubs

Testing the Waters

U of T offers undergrads the chance to try being entrepreneurs – without any of the risk

From Toronto to St. Louis on a Litre of Fuel

U of T engineering students place second in international competition to create most fuel-efficient car

Superbugs

Drug-resistant infections are a man-made problem. Is it one we can solve?

A Real-Life Cloaking Device

Invisibility appears possible as researchers use an electromagnetic field to hide objects

Iron Man

By fortifying two everyday foods, Prof. Levente Diosady aims to reduce malnutrition worldwide

A Promise to Future Generations

A U of T group encourages participants to protect the Earth for future generations

Garbage into Gas

An idea developed at U of T would help turn polluting oilsands waste into clean-burning hydrogen gas

U of T Engineering turns 100

The Lady Godiva Memorial Band serenades students on Founder’s Day

Photo by Chris Thomaidis

Frugal Thinking

How do you bring basic sanitation to two billion people in low-income countries? Inventing a toilet that works for pennies a day is a start

Photo by Jason KB

An Incubator for Innovation

A new applied science facility will give engineering students a place to develop entrepreneurial ideas

Photo courtesy of Vincent Lee

A Spark of Genius

U of T engineers use playing cards to replicate a Paris landmark

Going the Extra Mile

Graduating engineering students raise thousands for their faculty

Photo by Raj Grainger

Deep Innovation

The Lassonde Mining Building supports student learning and adds sustainable features

Photo by Adam Ince

Land Speed Record

A bicycle that can exceed 110 km/h? U of T engineering students have designed and built one

Photo: Images from the History of Medicine

Fighting Tooth Decay

A new way of peering inside teeth could find lesions before they become cavities and eliminate the need for “drilling and filling”

Photo: Tanja Tiziana

Bicycle Power!

Why not use exercise bikes to supply electricity back to the grid?

Photo Courtesy of Razor Inc.

Sidewalk Surfin’

Professor Mark Kortschot has invented a new kind of skateboard

Like a Bird

A U of T engineering student has become the first ever to fly a human-powered “ornithopter”

Photo by Jeremy Fernie

These Boots Are Made for Walking

Jennifer Hsu is studying how people walk in icy conditions in the hope of designing “smarter” footwear

Finding the Fakes

U of T engineers help the TTC uncover counterfeit tokens

Start Your Engines!

Building your own formula race car? At university? How cool is that!

The Accidental CEO

Computer engineering student Vincent Cheung’s photo software has become an Internet hit

Photo by Summer Harris

Skule Idol

Engineering science alumni reveal a talent for opera

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Idaho Stop

Idaho lingo for slow down and yield

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Aquabot

Engineering students build a robotic “submarine”

Women Wanted

Engineering faculty hopes mentorship, new image will reverse slide in female enrolment

Under the Toronto Sun

U of T teams with ARISE and Portlands Energy Centre to design the city’s first solar power research facility

Fostering Leaders in Law

Gift from former chairman of Blake, Cassels & Graydon’s, creates scholarships for engineering and law

Learning to Lead

Seminars and workshops bring alumni back share their expertise with students

A Cleaner Future

Just how close are we?

Machine Dreams

The quest to build a better robot

Solar Race Diaries

A Blue Sky veteran recalls an epic journey across America

A Place in the Sun

Come ride with U of T’s solar car racing team, cutting-edge crusaders for a cleaner future

The Smell of Success

Prof is researching bacteria that could “eat” air pollutants

Pulp and Paper Just Got Stronger

New research chair created in pulp and paper engineering

Keeping Canada on the Radar Screen

New chairs established at the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering

Malcolm McGrath Retires

Assistant engineering dean helped start U of T Day and established the Leaving Class Pledge

The History of the Skule

Book looks back on the history of the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering

The Naughty-Naughts

Celebrating the creation of the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering

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