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A New Generation of Spacecraft, Powered by Light

Solar sails could propel ships to other planets – and even stars – with much less fuel

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With Damaged Organs, a Chance for “Regrowth”

Prof. Michael Sefton imagines being able to treat diabetes with a single injection

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A Way to Make Things Disappear

Prof. George Eleftheriades is developing a radar-evading technology that he thinks could be used one day to make anything invisible

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Fire and Ice

U of T photographer Laura Pedersen takes in a sunset view of Toronto’s Beach in the heart of winter

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Our Partners in Africa

On a visit to Ethiopia and Rwanda, U of T president Meric Gertler affirms the power of collaborations – and sees potential for new ones

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On a Mission of Compassion

The recipient of a Lester B. Pearson International Scholarship, Deborah Emilia Solomon wants to devote her engineering career “to the service of others”

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Teaching Kids How to Code

U of T undergrads are bringing the language of computers to youth in Toronto’s low-income neighbourhoods. Will it “future-proof” them?

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The High Cost of a Home

Faculty and students at Toronto’s four universities will work together to seek answers to the city’s housing crisis

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Poll: How Much Do You Spend Monthly on Housing?

Many U of T students live with roomies to manage the rent

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Flight of Fancy

A young dreamer enjoys a test drive on U of T’s flight simulator

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Warrior for Peace

U of T physicist Ursula Franklin staunchly opposed weapons of mass destruction. As Cold War tensions rise, her work remains as relevant as ever

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U of T Gains Global Edge

Applications from several countries soar as international students rethink where to attend university

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The War of Currents

U of T startup ARDA Power is looking to change people’s ideas about where electricity should come from

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A Better Life for Children with Heart Defects

Research by scientist Craig Simmons at the Ted Rogers Centre for Heart Research, supported by a visionary gift from the Rogers family, could one day eliminate the need for infants with heart defects to have more than one surgery

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Giving Younger Academics a Boost

The Hart Professorships – created through a historic $20-million bequest from the estate of Erwin Edward Hart – are bringing opportunity to the next generation of engineering research pioneers

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Tailor Made for New Ideas

The Centre for Engineering Innovation and Entrepreneurship will encourage all kinds of collaborations among students, faculty and industry in U of T’s engineering discipline

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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

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Tree Lovers

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

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Skule

Where did this misspelled moniker come from?

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Helping Undergrads Refine Their Skills

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

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

Hart Professorships will boost early-career research and more

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Hungry for Hazardous Waste

How pollution-eating microbes could help clean up toxic sites

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I Saw Him Standing There

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

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Those Things We Do

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

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On the Right Track

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

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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

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Perfecting the Knuckleball

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

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A Life-Saving Innovation

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

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Open for Business

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

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Testing the Waters

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

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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

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Superbugs

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

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A Real-Life Cloaking Device

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

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Iron Man

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

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A Promise to Future Generations

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

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Garbage into Gas

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

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U of T Engineering turns 100

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

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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

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An Incubator for Innovation

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

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A Spark of Genius

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

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Going the Extra Mile

Graduating engineering students raise thousands for their faculty

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Deep Innovation

The Lassonde Mining Building supports student learning and adds sustainable features

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Land Speed Record

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

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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”

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Bicycle Power!

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

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Sidewalk Surfin’

Professor Mark Kortschot has invented a new kind of skateboard

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Like a Bird

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

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These Boots Are Made for Walking

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

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Finding the Fakes

U of T engineers help the TTC uncover counterfeit tokens

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Start Your Engines!

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

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The Accidental CEO

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

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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”

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Women Wanted

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

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Under the Toronto Sun

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

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Fostering Leaders in Law

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

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Learning to Lead

Seminars and workshops bring alumni back share their expertise with students

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A Cleaner Future

Just how close are we?

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A Way to Make Things Disappear

Prof. George Eleftheriades is developing a radar-evading technology that he thinks could be used one day to make anything invisible

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With Damaged Organs, a Chance for “Regrowth”

Prof. Michael Sefton imagines being able to treat diabetes with a single injection

recent post image

A New Generation of Spacecraft, Powered by Light

Solar sails could propel ships to other planets – and even stars – with much less fuel

recent post image

Fire and Ice

U of T photographer Laura Pedersen takes in a sunset view of Toronto’s Beach in the heart of winter

recent post image

A Cleaner Future

Just how close are we?

recent post image

Skule Idol

Engineering science alumni reveal a talent for opera

recent post image

Finding the Fakes

U of T engineers help the TTC uncover counterfeit tokens

recent post image

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

recent post image

Land Speed Record

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

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The Smell of Success

Prof is researching bacteria that could “eat” air pollutants

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Superbugs

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

recent post image

Start Your Engines!

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

recent post image

Like a Bird

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

recent post image

Iron Man

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

recent post image

Sidewalk Surfin’

Professor Mark Kortschot has invented a new kind of skateboard

recent post image

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”

recent post image

Bicycle Power!

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

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Keeping Canada on the Radar Screen

New chairs established at the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering

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Perfecting the Knuckleball

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

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Aquabot

Engineering students build a robotic “submarine”

recent post image

These Boots Are Made for Walking

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

recent post image

Under the Toronto Sun

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

recent post image

Women Wanted

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

recent post image

The Accidental CEO

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

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Idaho Stop

Idaho lingo for slow down and yield

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Pulp and Paper Just Got Stronger

New research chair created in pulp and paper engineering

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Malcolm McGrath Retires

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

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Fostering Leaders in Law

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

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The Naughty-Naughts

Celebrating the creation of the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering

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A Spark of Genius

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

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Machine Dreams

The quest to build a better robot

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Solar Race Diaries

A Blue Sky veteran recalls an epic journey across America

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The History of the Skule

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

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A Real-Life Cloaking Device

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

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Deep Innovation

The Lassonde Mining Building supports student learning and adds sustainable features

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Learning to Lead

Seminars and workshops bring alumni back share their expertise with students

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A Place in the Sun

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

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An Incubator for Innovation

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

recent post image

Those Things We Do

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

recent post image

Going the Extra Mile

Graduating engineering students raise thousands for their faculty

recent post image

U of T Engineering turns 100

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

recent post image

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

recent post image

Garbage into Gas

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

recent post image

A Promise to Future Generations

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

recent post image

A Life-Saving Innovation

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

recent post image

Testing the Waters

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

recent post image

I Saw Him Standing There

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

recent post image

Bringing Leading Minds Together

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

recent post image

On the Right Track

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

recent post image

Open for Business

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

recent post image

Hungry for Hazardous Waste

How pollution-eating microbes could help clean up toxic sites

recent post image

Muscle and Metal

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

recent post image

Tree Lovers

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

recent post image

A Better Life for Children with Heart Defects

Research by scientist Craig Simmons at the Ted Rogers Centre for Heart Research, supported by a visionary gift from the Rogers family, could one day eliminate the need for infants with heart defects to have more than one surgery

recent post image

Skule

Where did this misspelled moniker come from?

recent post image

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

recent post image

Warrior for Peace

U of T physicist Ursula Franklin staunchly opposed weapons of mass destruction. As Cold War tensions rise, her work remains as relevant as ever

recent post image

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

Hart Professorships will boost early-career research and more

recent post image

Helping Undergrads Refine Their Skills

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

recent post image

The High Cost of a Home

Faculty and students at Toronto’s four universities will work together to seek answers to the city’s housing crisis

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