Engineering Alumni News

Alfred Aho Elected to the National Academy of Sciences

By bwesseling | May 11, 2022

Professor Alfred Aho (EngSci 6T3) was recently elected as a member to the distinguished National Academy of Sciences for his distinguished and continuing achievements in original research. Alfred V. Aho, […]

Engineering Professor Emeritus and alumna receive Ontario Professional Engineers Awards

By bwesseling | May 4, 2022

Two members of the U of T Engineering community have been honoured by the Ontario Society of Professional Engineers (OSPE) and Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO) with Ontario Professional Engineers Awards. […]

Tracking community transmission: Researchers advance COVID-19 variant detection in GTA wastewater

By bwesseling | March 30, 2022

As Ontario continues its gradual easing of COVID-19 public health measures, continued vigilance is necessary for governments to manage the virus in the long-term. A team including members of U […]

A cut above: U of T Engineering alum startup Fyyne makes hair services more accessible

By bwesseling | March 11, 2022

  Jeffrey Fasegha and Olugbenga Olubanjo (CivE MASc 1T9) once shared a similar time-consuming frustration: finding the right barber. The two University of Toronto alumni recall separately asking their respective […]

Turning CO2 into shampoo and lawn furniture? U of T startup doing what ‘no one has done before’

By bwesseling | March 9, 2022

When Christine Gabardo joined CERT Systems in 2019, she found herself in the midst of a five-year global competition to address rising greenhouse gas with breakthrough technologies. The team had […]

From driveways to mRNA, U of T Engineering alum bolsters University’s rapid rise in entrepreneurship space

By bwesseling | March 2, 2022

When you think of industries that are being disrupted by technological innovation, fence installation and driveway construction don’t immediately leap to mind. Jiayue (Jenny) He (ElecE 0T3 + PEY) is looking […]

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