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News and Reminders

SOCAAR Seminar on Wed, Jan 18

Dr. Jeffrey R Brook, one of our adjunct professors, will be giving a talk on Wednesday, January 18 from 2-3pm in WB407 as part of the SOCAAR Seminar Series. His talk is entitled, The Canadian Urban Environmental Health Research Consortium – CANUE.

Post-doc opportunity

Prof. Aimy Bazylak (MIE), Canada Research Chair in Thermofluidics for Clean Energy, is looking for a Post-doc in Thermofluids for Energy and Advanced Materials (TEAM). For more information and application details, click here.

SEA annual conference

The University of Toronto's Sustainable Engineer's Association (SEA) is hosting its annual University of Toronto Sustainability Conference under the theme From Policy to Practice. The conference will be held on Saturday, January 28 from 9am to 5:30pm at the Enercare Centre, and will showcase how various sustainable projects, ventures and policies are currently being applied within industry practice. For more information and to register, visit http://conference.sustainable-engineers.org/

REMINDER: Graduate Research Days (GRD) and registration

Professors, please remember to register your group for GRD's various ChemE activities taking place on Friday, February 24. To register, visit http://www.chem-eng.utoronto.ca/grd-2017-registration

REMINDER: RFPs for DEEP instructors now open

The Engineering Outreach Office is now taking Request for Proposals (RFP) for DEEP instructors for the 2017 summer program. The office is looking for graduate students interested in sharing their research and providing a unique, hands-on experience for the high school students who participate in DEEP. Click here for RFP instructions. The RFP closes Tuesday, January 24. Any questions should be directed to Dawn Britton at dawwb@ecf.utoronto.ca. Since it began in 2003, DEEP has brought together over 10,000 students to explore some of the most innovative topics in engineering and science today—taught by some of our Faculty’s top alumni, PhD candidates, and Master’s and undergraduate students. The program is designed to expose bright young minds to concepts usually presented in the upper years of an undergraduate degree or in graduate school. To learn more about DEEP, visit http://deepsummeracademy.com

REMINDER: Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream - Laboratories in Chemical Engineering - Department of Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry - 1601754

The Department is looking to fill the above titled position. If you know anyone who might be interested and qualified, have them visit https://utoronto.taleo.net/careersection/10050/jobdetail.ftl?job=1601754


January 13, 2017

Volume 34, Issue 2

In this issue:

Grad Office


Grad Office


Upcoming Awards & Scholarships

Remember to check the Awards & Scholarships page frequently for upcoming application deadlines.

MacKenzie King Open & Travelling Scholarships – Deadline: Monday, January 16 (Submit application to SGS)


Wednesday, January 18: Fall 2016 session grades available for viewing by students on Student Web Service (ROSI/ACORN)



Click here for the Chem Eng Calendar


Wednesday, February 1 - LLE - The Shale Gas Revolution: Green Energy or a Bridge to Nowhere?, Allen Robinson, Carnegie Mellon University, 12-1pm, WB116

Wednesday, February 15 - LLE - Reinventing the Toilet: Tapping Innovators to Birth a Billion Dollar Industry That Will Change the World, Brian Arbogast, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, 12-1pm, WB116

Friday, February 24 - GRD - poster session in Great Hall, Hart House, 9:45am-12:45pm; interviews various offices, 12:45-3:45pm; lab tours, 3:45-5pm; register online at http://www.chem-eng.utoronto.ca/grd-2017-registration/

Wednesday, March 15 - LLE - How Biofilm Processes Open New Opportunities in Environmental Biotechnology, Bruce Rittmann, Arizona State University, 12-1pm, WB116

Wednesday, March 22 - LLE - The Photophysics of Optoelectronic Materials, Neil Greenham, University of Cambridge, 12-1pm, WB116

Wednesday, March 29 - LLE - The Role of Food Science and Engineering in Food Security, Rickey Yada, University of British Columbia, 12-1pm, WB116

Friday, April 7 - 32nd Annual Chemical Engineering Dinner - details coming soon


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