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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.

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VIZUALIZATION OF FLOW IN THE WATER CHANNEL

In Prof. Alis Ekmekci’s lab with her students.

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UTIAS Grads Make Aviation History for the Second Time

UTIAS grads Dr. Todd Reichert and Cameron Robertson led a team of U of T engineering grads and students and made history when they won the prestigious Sikorsky Human Powered Helicopter Challenge.  Read the full story…

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“UTIAS is a world class aerospace department … without doubt the top aerospace department in Canada.”   UTIAS External Review

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. The scope of our research includes aeronautical engineering (aircraft flight systems, propulsion, aerodynamics, computational fluid dynamics, and structural mechanics) and space systems engineering (spacecraft dynamics and control, space robotics and mechatronics, and microsatellite technology).

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Aviation Week article highlights research being done by Prof. David Zingg and Ph.D. student Thomas Reist

Finding Ultra-Efficient Designs For Smaller Airliners Canadians study lifting fuselage for future regional aircraft Aug 22, 2016 Graham Warwick | Aviation Week & Space Technology Designers looking for fuel savings and emissions reductions beyond those possible with today’s conventional tube-and-wing configurations face additional challenges when the aircraft are smaller, such as regional and business jets. […]

Prof. Adam Steinberg Recipient of Early Researcher Award

Six U of T Engineering professors have received Early Researcher Awards (ERA) from the Government of Ontario. The ERAs provide critical support that helps promising scientists and engineers in the first five years of their academic careers build their research teams. Full story…

Prof. Jonathan Kelly and students unveil their new robot

STARS Lab unboxes their new robot assembled by Clearpath Robotics. They call it the Thing. Watch the video…

TReX Robot Adventures from Prof. Tim Barfoot’s Group

This video shows some highlights from a field test Prof. Tim Barfoot’s group conducted in June 2016 at an old sand and gravel pit in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada. Tethered Robot eXplorer (TReX) was designed to operate on steep and rough terrain by using a tether that carries part of its load, provides power, and transmits […]

Professor Craig Steeves comments on the Historic Solar Impulse flight for National Geographic

The Solar Impulse 2 concluded its journey Monday, becoming the first aircraft to circumnavigate the globe without a drop of liquid fuel. And while we won’t be boarding sun-powered commuter flights anytime soon, the solar plane’s feat does point toward the future of energy.  Full story…