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News and Annoucements

Professor Greg Evans receives 3M National Teaching Fellowship

Professor Greg Evans has received a 3M National Teaching Fellowship from the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education. The award is Canada’s most prestigious recognition of excellence in educational leadership and teaching at the university or college level. Read full story.

ChemE team invents double-fortified salt to improve nutrition for 24 million in Uttar Pradesh

Double-fortified salt (DFS) is now being distributed to 4.6 million families — representing more than 24 million people — in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. The product, developed at U of T Engineering, provides a simple, effective way to add iron in the diets of people who don’t currently get enough. Read full story.

ChemE students place first at the Ontario Engineering Competition

Anne Nasato and Neha Bhasin, two U of T Chemical Engineering fourth-year students, placed first in the Communications category at the 2017 Ontario Engineering Competition, which took place in Ottawa from January 27-29. They presented on the topic of the Internet of Things (IoT), with an emphasis on cyber-security and the importance of consumer education. Read full story.

Call for abstracts: MASc and PhD poster competition

ChemE will be hosting a grad research poster competition before its 32nd annual dinner on Friday, April 7. First-prize posters will receive $500 and second-prize posters will receive $200. Prizes will be awarded across three themes: Health, Energy and Environment. If you're a ChemE MASc or PhD student who would like to be considered for this competition, please visit the following webpage for more details and to submit your abstract by Friday, March 3: http://www.chem-eng.utoronto.ca/gradposters/

CSChE Student-Prof Mixer and Chem Club's Student vs. Prof Games

Our student chapter of CSChE invites all professors to join its Student-Prof Mixer on Thursday, March 2. This is a great opportunity for professors to gain feedback about courses and teaching strategies or find students for various opportunities. Light refreshments will be provided. If you are interested in attending the mixer, email Muskan Sethi at muskan.sethi@mail.utoronto.ca as soon as possible. NOTE: The mixer will be happening in conjuncture with Chem Club's Student vs. Prof Games. Please notify Chem Club by sending an email to chemclub@g.skule.ca if you are available and would like to also participate in games against students.


February 17, 2017

Volume 34, Issue 6

In this issue:

Grad Office


Grad Office


Upcoming deadline

Monday, February 27 is the final date to drop full-year and winter session courses without academic penalty.

Upcoming Awards & Scholarships

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



Click here for the Chem Eng Calendar


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; REGISTRATION NOW CLOSED

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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