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International Young Water Professionals Conference: Call for workshops and abstracts closing on Mon, Oct 15!

water conferenceThe International Young Water Professionals Conference will be held in Toronto from Sunday, June 23 to Thursday, June 27, 2019. Attending the conference will be over 300 young professionals who work and do research in the area of water and the environment. The conference is now accepting workshops and abstracts until Monday, October 15, 2018. Don’t miss out on your chance to present at this international conference!

A fatal lesson about infrastructure still unlearned

Zoe Coull (ChemE PhD 1T0) recently published a story in the Toronto Sun regarding the importance of proactive infrastructure monitoring and maintenance. Coull is a corrosion specialist and founder of ICE Dragon Corrosion Inc., a consultancy company that brings proactive corrosion management to a diverse range of international clients and industries. Read more.


September 28, 2018

Volume 35, Issue 34

In this issue:

Chem Eng Events




MEng Project Day on Tue, Oct 2

MEng project dayThe Grad Office will be hosting the Department's first MEng Project Day on Tuesday, October 2 in WB215 from 2-4pm. All professors are welcome to attend to promote their MEng projects. For more information, email Brandon Wells at grad.chemeng@utoronto.ca.

Save the date: CEGSA Thanksgiving Lunch on Thu, Oct 4

CEGSA's Thanksgiving Lunch will likely take place this year on Thursday, October 4 from 12-1pm in the grad common room. Mark your calendars to to not miss out on this delicious feast!


Chem Eng Events

Click here for the Chem Eng Calendar


Tuesday, October 2 - MEng Project Day: WB215 from 2-4pm

Wednesday, October 17 - LLE: Angela Belcher, MIT (Irving O. Shoichet Distinguished Lecture), Giving New Life to Materials for Energy, the Environment and Medicine, WB116 from 12-1pm

Sunday, October 21 to Tuesday, October 23 - CEAB visit

Sunday, October 28 to Wednesday, October 31 - XXIX Interamerican Congress of Chemical Engineering incorporating the 68th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference: Sheraton Centre, for more information visit www.csche2018.ca

Monday, November 12 - LLE: Lutgarde Raskin, University of Michigan (AEESP Distinguished Lecture Series), co-hosted with CivMin, Ryerson, and York, Can engineering controls shape the drinking water microbiome and reduce the risk of opportunistic infections?, time and location TBD

Wednesday, November 21 - LLE: Alan Aspuru-Guzik, U of T, Department of Chemistry, Closed-loop discovery of materials: Robotics, artificial intelligence and predictive methods for the design of active organic materials, WB116 from 12-1pm

Wednesday, December 5 - LLE: Ron Weiss, MIT, Mammalian Synthetic Biology: Foundation and Therapeutic Applications, WB116 from 12-1pm

Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - LLE: Manos Mavrikakis, University of Wisconsin - Madison, Reaction Mechanisms and Structure Sensitivity for Heterogeneous Catalyst Discovery from First-Principles, WB116 from 12-1pm

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - LLE: John Lienhard, MIT, Co-hosted with IWI, Thermodynamics and Transport in Desalination Systems Engineering, WB116 from 12-1pm

Friday, February 22, 2019 - GRD: Great Hall, Hart House, full day

Wednesday, March 6, 2019 - LLE: Jennifer Case, Virginia Tech (Education Lecture and Seminar), co-hosted with ISTEP, Going beyond the fads and jargon: What does research tell us about teaching for high quality learning in science and engineering?, WB116 from 12-1pm

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 - LLE: Ian Gilmore, National Physical Laboratory, UK, co-hosted with OCAAM, Metabolic imaging at the single-cell scale - recent advances and future challenges in mass spectrometry imaging, WB116 from 12-1pm

Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - LLE: Alfred Spormann, Stanford, Microbial Electrosynthesis for a Carbon-neutral Energy and Chemicals Economy, WB116 from 12-1pm


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