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ChemE Prof Wins 2015 Hatch Innovation Award

Professor Milica Radisic is the 2015 winner of the Hatch Innovation Award sponsored by the Canadian Society for Chemical Engineering. The award is presented to an individual, who has not reached the age of 40, for distinguished contribution to the field of chemical engineering while working in Canada. Read more.

New Recipient of Student Discovery Award

Suraj Persaud, supervised by Professor Roger Newman, has been approved for the PhD Student Discovery Award. This distinction recognizes publications authored/co-authored by the student, with at least one first-authored paper per year in the program at the time of his/her Departmental Oral.

CEGSA Ice Cream Social

CEGSA is hosting a "make your own" Ice Cream Social on Friday, August 7 during Fika from 2:30-3:30pm in the grad common room (WB 247).

ChemE First Year Orientation on Wednesday, September 9

The department will be hosting its annual first year orientation session and lunch on Wednesday, September 9 from 12-2pm. If you're a professor or staff member, please join us for the intro session in WB116 from 12-12:30pm and then lunch in the undergrad common room from 12:30-2pm. RSVP to jennifer.hsu@utoronto.ca and don't forget to add the event to your calendar. Once you RSVP, more details will be sent to you closer to the event date.


August 6, 2015

Volume 32, Issue 29

In this issue:

Grad Meetings & Orals
Grad Deadlines


Grad Meetings & Orals


PhD Reading Committee Meeting – M. Hajighasemi

Date of Meeting: Tuesday, August 11 in WB407 at 12 pm
Committee: Chair: Prof. A. Savchenko; Supervisor: Prof. E. A. Edwards, Prof. A. Yakunin; Other Member(s): Prof. M. Shoichet

PhD Reading Committee Meeting – I. S. Bonilla Tobar

Date of Meeting: Wednesday, August 12 in WB215 at 9 am
Committee: Chair: Prof. R. R. Farnood; Supervisor: Prof. D. G. Allen; Other Member(s): Prof. E. Acosta

MASc Departmental Oral – C. Sarch

Date of Meeting: Thursday, August 13 in WB407 at 9 am
Committee: Chair: Prof. A. Yakunin; Supervisor(s): Prof. E. Master; Other Member(s): Prof. E. A. Edwards

PhD Reading Committee Meeting – N. Guilford

Date of Meeting: Thursday, August 20 in WB215 at 1:30 pm
Committee: Chair: Prof. B. A. Saville; Supervisor: Prof. E. A. Edwards; Other Member(s): Prof. D. G. Allen


Grad Deadlines


Tuesday, August 4 - Course enrolment 2015-16 starts

Friday, August 28 - Last day for payment of tuition fees/fee deferral to meet registration deadline

Monday, September 14 - Most formal graduate courses and seminars begin in the week of September 14

Wednesday, September 16 - Summer session grades released for viewing by students on Student Web Services (ROSI)

Friday, September 18 - Registration for Fall session ends; after this date, a late registration fee will be applied

Monday, September 28
- Last day to add a full year or Fall session courses



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Monday, September 7 - Labour Day, the University will be closed

Wednesday, September 9 - First Year Orientation, WB116 and undergrad common room, 12-2pm

Thursday, September 10 - Classes Begin


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