Aerodynamic testing with Prof. Philippe Lavoie

Aerodynamic testing in the wind tunnel with Prof. Lavoie and his student. Explore Prof. Lavoie’s Flow Control & Experimental Turbulence Lab.

From U of T to NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab: UTIAS alumna Janis Chodas receives an honorary degree

“Juno is a go for launch.” Janis Chodas (EngSci 7T8, MASc. UTIAS 8T0) will never forget those words – the verbal go-ahead she gave to launch the Juno spacecraft in 2011 at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. At the time, the U… Read more »

Bombardier invests in Toronto aerospace hub, creates U of T research centre on aircraft noise

Bombardier Inc., the Canadian aerospace giant, is planning to spend millions to help establish an aerospace research hub near Downsview Airport with the University of Toronto and other local academic institutions as key partners. The Montreal-based maker of planes and… Read more »

Modelling mayday: New research from U of T Engineering helps pilots train for aerodynamic stall

On a winter night in February 2009, Colgan Air Flight 3407 crashed just outside of Buffalo, N.Y., killing all 49 passengers and crew aboard and one person on the ground. An investigation by the National Transportation Safety Board determined that the turbo-prop… Read more »


From autonomous drones and sustainable aviation to robotics and microsatellites, our researchers are on the cutting edge of the latest technologies that are revolutionizing our world. As a UTIAS graduate student, you will collaborate with exceptional students, researchers, and industry leaders while gaining the expertise and experience to succeed in your career. The Centres for Research in Sustainable Aviation (CRSA) and in Aerial Robotics (CARRE) make UTIAS a world leader in these important areas, providing opportunities for students in both education and research.

The academic program in aerospace science and engineering at the University of Toronto includes undergraduate and graduate studies. Our undergraduate program is offered through the Engineering Science Program. At the graduate level we offer research-intensive programs leading to MASc and PhD degrees, and a professionally-oriented program leading to the MEng degree.