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New Staff Member

tyler lovellTyler Lovell has joined the Department as our new Computer Support Specialist. One of Tyler’s previous position was Network Administration at Memorial University of Newfoundland, so he brings with him experience in working in an academic environment. Tyler can be found in WB260 and he can be reached at 416-978-1144 or 647-227-7201.

Professors and Staff Needed!

The Department will be hosting its annual first-year orientation session and lunch on Wednesday, September 9 from 12-2pm. We still need more professors and staff to 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.

ChemE Stduents Win 2015 CSChE Awards

Carol Choi (1T5+PEY) is this year's recipient of the CSChE Chemical Engineering Local Section Scholarship. In addition, our Student Chapter of CSChE received an Honourable Mention for the Merit Award.

ChemE Students Win Top Prizes at UnERD

At the annual Undergraduate Engineering Research Day (UnERD), students who spent their summer working in labs across U of T Engineering presented their findings to a wider audience. This year’s event featured more than 100 poster and podium presentations on a wide variety of topics, including alternative energy storage, health care and rehabilitation, air pollution and much more. ChemE students were awarded first, second and third prize, as the day’s top presenters. Read more.

The Value of International Summer Exchange Programs

Every year a handful of ChemE students go on international summer exchanges. Click here to learn about four ChemE students who went overseas this summer, as they reveal details about their academic and cultural experiences.

CEGSA: Greek Lunch on August 27

CEGSA is hosting a Greek Lunch on Thursday, August 27 at 12pm in the grad common room. A suggested donation of $2 will get you a ton of wonderful food with proceeds going to SickKids!


August 21, 2015

Volume 32, Issue 31

In this issue:

Grad Deadlines




Sessional Lecturer Needed for Grad Course

CHE1150H - Industrial Water Technology is a graduate level course designed for students in Chemical Engineering & Applied Chemistry, Civil Engineering, and Materials Science & Engineering. The objective of this course is to teach students the theory and practical considerations related to common industrial water treatment technologies. Applications must be submited to Professor Charles Jia by Wednesday, September 30. For more info, click here.

Microfluidics and Tissue Engineering in 1D, 2D and 3D

Professor David Juncker of McGill Biomedical Engineering will discuss his team's effort in microfluidic analysis systems and in developing novel tissue engineering techniques. The isolation of rare circulating tumor cells is of great interest to help improve cancer therapy. The presentation will take place on Wednesday, August 26 from 10:10-11am in RS310.

2015 Safety Training Schedule

CHE 2222H - New Graduate Students/New PDF's/New Res. Assoc./New Res. Assistant,/New Lab. Tech. and New Visiting Researchers
Tuesday, September 8 from 9:10am to 12pm in WB116; evaluation examination - TBA

Fourth-Year Undergraduate Students
Tuesday, September 8 from 9:10am to 12pm in WB116; evaluation examination - TBA

Acting Chair

Professor Graeme Norval will serve as Acting Chair next week.


Grad Deadlines


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



Click here for the Chem Eng Calendar


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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