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Nov 28, 2012, 13:30 ET U of T Engineers awarded $2.2 million grant for toilet research

TORONTO, Nov. 28, 2012 /CNW/ - A University of Toronto engineering team has received a major grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to continue work on designing for a waterless, hygienic...


Nov 22, 2012, 10:09 ET U of T Engineers inducted into Canadian Science and Engineering Hall of Fame

TORONTO, Nov. 22, 2012 /CNW/ - U of T Engineering Professor Emerita Ursula Franklin, a world-renown materials scientist, peace advocate and humanitarian, has been inducted into the Canadian Science...


Aug 15, 2012, 11:19 ET University of Toronto Wins Third Place at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation's Reinvent the Toilet Challenge

TORONTO, Aug. 15, 2012 /CNW/ - A University of Toronto (U of T) team led by Engineering Professor Yu-Ling Cheng, Director of the Centre for Global Engineering, has garnered third place and $40,000...


May 03, 2012, 16:31 ET University of Toronto Engineering Welcomes New NSERC/Altera Industrial Research Chair in Programmable Silicon

TORONTO, May 3, 2012 /CNW/ - University of Toronto Engineering Professor Vaughn Betz of The Edward S. Rogers Sr. Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering has been named the NSERC/Altera...


May 03, 2012, 16:26 ET University of Toronto Engineering Welcomes New NSERC Chair in Multidisciplinary Design

TORONTO, May 3, 2012 /CNW/ - University of Toronto Engineering Professor Kamran Behdinan was today named the NSERC Chair in Multidisciplinary Engineering Design. In his role, Professor Behdinan will...


Apr 16, 2012, 08:00 ET Media Advisory - Toronto's Challenges Solved by U of T Engineering Students

TORONTO, April 16, 2012 /CNW/ - Today, first-year students in the University of Toronto's Engineering Science program will provide engineering solutions to eight of Toronto's persistent challenges....


Apr 13, 2012, 10:08 ET U of T Engineering Students Offer New Solutions to Toronto's Challenges

TORONTO, April 13, 2012 /CNW/ - From keeping raccoons out of Toronto's green bins to redesigning one of this city's most dangerous intersections, first-year students in the University of Toronto's...


Mar 30, 2012, 17:30 ET U of T-led Research Team Discovers New Quantum Encryption Method to Foil Hackers

TORONTO, March 30, 2012 /CNW/ - A research team led by University of Toronto Professor Hoi-Kwong Lo has found a new quantum encryption method to foil even the most sophisticated hackers. The...


Sep 22, 2010, 19:27 ET MEDIA ADVISORY - Human-powered ornithopter becomes first ever to achieve
sustained flight

TORONTO, Sept. 22 /CNW/ - Aviation history was made when the University of Toronto's human-powered aircraft with flapping wings became the first of its kind to fly continuously. The "Snowbird"...


Sep 22, 2010, 13:10 ET Human-powered ornithopter becomes first ever to achieve sustained flight

TORONTO, Sept. 22 /CNW/ - Aviation history was made when the University of Toronto's human-powered aircraft with flapping wings became the first of its kind to fly continuously. The "Snowbird"...