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.

Students from UTIAS’s Space Flight Laboratory Win Awards at Small Satellite Conference

Graduate students at the University of Toronto Institute for Aerospace Studies (UTIAS) Space Flight Laboratory (SFL) received first and second place awards for technical papers relating to microspace missions developed… Read more »

Next-generation Blue Sky Solar car is put to the (wind) test in Prof. Philippe Lavoie’s lab

The Blue Sky Solar Racing team is a year away from unveiling their newest vehicle — and they’re not leaving any aspect of its design to chance. In July 2018 the team conducted… Read more »

Spatial Genome Organization and Rocket Science?!

Understanding precisely how damaged DNA gets repaired is an important avenue in developing better treatments for various diseases such as cancer. Molecular biologists at work in this field sought fresh… 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.