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Thank you for your help!

The Department would like to extend a big thank you to everyone who assisted with Graduate Research Day (GRD). Just by being a positive and enthusiastic ChemE ambassador, you highly influence decisions that have a big impact on our Department, including a student's decision to study with us. Thank you for all your hard work and dedication to ChemE.

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/. NOTE: The cost of all selected posters will be paid for by the participant's supervisor.

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 24, 2017

Volume 34, Issue 7

In this issue:

Grad Office


Grad Office


PhD Reading Committee Meeting – M. T. Wong

Date of Meeting: Tuesday, February 28
Start Time: 3:10pm
Location (Building and Room): WB115
Committee: Chair: Prof. A. Yakunin; Supervisor: Prof. E. Master; Co-Supervisor: Prof. E. A. Edwards; Other Member(s): Prof. J. Parkinson (Biochemistry, Molecular and Medical Genetics)

PhD Qualifying Examination – Alexander Imbault

Date of Meeting: Thursday, March 2
Start Time: 1pm
Location (Building and Room): WB215
PhD Qualification Examination Committee Membership
Committee: Chair: Prof. T. Bender; Supervisor: Prof. R. R. Farnood; Other Member(s): Prof. D. G. Allen, Prof. D. W. Kirk

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


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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