David Zingg named U of T Distinguished Professor of Computational Aerodynamics and Sustainable Aviation

Professor David Zingg (UTIAS) has been named the University of Toronto Distinguished Professor of Computational Aerodynamics and Sustainable Aviation. The Distinguished Professor Award recognizes individuals with highly distinguished accomplishments and those who display exceptional promise. Zingg will hold the professorship for a five-year term starting September 1, 2016. He is one of eight Distinguished Professors… Read more »

Prof. David Zingg recipient of the 2016 JJ Berry Smith Doctoral Supervision Award

Two awards are offered annually: one in the Humanities and Social Sciences and one in the Physical and Life Sciences. Chun Wei Choo (Information) and David Zingg (Aerospace) are the recipients of the 2016 JJ Berry Smith Doctoral Supervision Award, which recognizes outstanding performance in the multiple roles associated with doctoral (PhD, EdD, DMA, SJD)… Read more »

U of T Engineering startup teaBOT expands across North America

Last week, teaBOT — a U of T Engineering startup which sells robot-blended, customized cups of loose-leaf tea — opened its newest location in the very first 365 by Whole Foods Market™ store in Los Angeles. There are now six teaBOTs in operation across North America, and the company has yet to celebrate its third… Read more »

UTIAS hosts 5th International Workshop on Aviation and Climate Change

The University of Toronto Institute for Aerospace Studies (UTIAS) hosted its 5th International Workshop on Aviation and Climate Change during May 18-20, 2016. Held every two years since 2008, the workshop provides a snapshot of progress toward reducing the contribution of aviation to climate change even as the demand for air travel grows. The goal… Read more »

Aerospace innovation to take off at Downsview Park

The aerospace industry is one of the most important contributors to Canada’s economy. Delivering $29 billion of GDP annually, and $27.7 billion in direct revenues, Canada currently has the second largest aerospace industry in the world (relative to GDP). But as global conditions continue to change, aerospace is reaching a critical tipping point. Investment in… Read more »