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Congratulations Prof. McGuigan and Family!

ArabelaProfessor Alison McGuigan gave birth to Arabela Joelin McGuigan Rideout on Monday, July 22 at 5:58am. Arabela weighed in at a massive 8 lbs 8oz.


July 26, 2013

Volume 30, Issue 25

In this issue:

Grad Office
Chem Eng Events


Grad Office



Date of Meeting: Monday, July 29, 2013 in WB115 at 10:00 am
Committee: Chair: Prof. C. Q. Jia; Supervisor(s): Prof. D. W. Kirk; Other Member(s): Prof. K. Lian



Acting Chair

Paul Jowlabar will be Acting Chair from Monday, August 19 to Friday, August 23 (inclusive). Graeme Norval will be Acting Chair from Monday, August 26 to Friday, August 30 (inclusive).

Don't Forget to Vote

Professors Edgar Acosta, Yu-Ling Cheng and Levente Diosady's proposal to iron fortify tea is a finalist in the Saving Lives at Birth grant competition to be held this weekend. Don't forget to cast your vote today.

LOT | Summer Program - Retreat Photos

This year, students in our LOT | Summer Program participated in Outward Bound Canada. Click here to view pictures from the retreat.

Research Report

The next research report from the Office of the Vice-President, Research and Innovation will be on networks - a multitude of researchers working together on a common problem. If you have an example from the Department that you would like to submit for consideration, please email jennifer.hsu@utoronto.ca at your earliest convenience.

PhD Opportunity

If you are interested in a PhD position in Simulation of Climatic Effects of Atmospheric Aerosols, please contact Professor Charles Jia at cq.jia@utoronto.ca

Special Lecture on Friday, August 2

Dr. Jeffrey Karp of Harvard/MIT will be giving a seminar entitled Bio-Inspired Platform Tissue Adhesive Technologies on Friday, August 2 from 10-11am in the Rosebrugh Building, Room 208. For more information, click here. Dr. Karp will stick around after the presentation until 12pm to meet and greet with students.

Irving O. Shoichet Lecture on Wednesday, September 18

The 2013 Irving O. Shoichet Lecture will featureProfessor Jeffrey A. Hubbell from Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne. Professor Hubbell's research focuses on biomaterial issues in tissue engineering, cell-based therapies, drug delivery and medical devices. He will be speaking on Wednesday, September 18 from 12:30-2pm in WB116. Professor Molly Shoichet welcomes suggestions for next year's speaker. Please send your recommendations directly to her office.


Chem Eng Events

Click here for the Chem Eng Calendar


August 2, 2013 - Special Lecture: Dr. Jeffrey Karp, Harvard/MIT, Bio-Inspired Platform Tissue Adhesive Technologies, 10-11am, Rosebrugh Building, Room 208.

August 5, 2013 - Civic Holiday: U of T will be closed for the day.

September 2, 2013 - Labour Day: U of T will be closed for the day.

September 18, 2013 - Irving O. Shoichet Lecture: Professor Jeffrey A. Hubbell, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, 12:30-2pm, Wallberg Building, Room 116.


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