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Land Rover features UTIAS alumna Natalie Panek and UTIAS

June 26, 2019

Land Rover features UTIAS alumna Natalie Panek and UTIAS in a mini film for CNN’s Apollo 11 documentary. Follow the link to watch the inspiring video on YouTube. Content by Land Rover | Path Among the Stars (Video)

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Grads to Watch 2019

June 5, 2019

At Spring Convocation on June 19, 2019, U of T Engineering students mark the end of one journey and the beginning of another. Having enriched the U of T Engineering community as undergraduate and graduate students, they will join our vibrant, global network of Skule™ Alumni, where they will continue […]

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UTIAS collaboration with zoologists reveals how gulls ‘wing morph’ for stable soaring

January 7, 2019

A unique collaboration between University of British Columbia (UBC) zoologists and U of T Engineering’s aviation expert Professor Philippe Lavoie (UTIAS) provides new insights into how gulls configure their wing shape — known as wing morphing — to stabilize their flight. The findings could be used to design more efficient […]

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Follow UTIAS PhD Graduate Dr. Javier Romualdez’s Blog About His Antarctica Research Adventure

December 6, 2018

Well, it’s our first Condition 2 weather here in McMurdo, so I have some time to post a few pictures highlighting a phrase that we hear all the time here: “Antarctica: it’s a harsh continent”. Up until now, we had, as a group, repeated this over-stated slogan incessantly (e.g. someone […]

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UTIAS Professor Jonathan Kelly Receives Dean’s Catalyst Professorship

November 22, 2018

Twenty-seven U of T Engineering assistant professors have been appointed to early-career professorships across three new programs for tenure- and teaching-stream faculty members. The professorships, created by Dean Cristina Amon, will enhance research in emerging areas and practices in engineering education across the Faculty. Three new early-career professorships accelerate innovation in […]

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Two U of T Engineering faculty named Canada Research Chairs

November 13, 2018

Professors Angela Schoellig (UTIAS) and Piero Triverio (ECE) have been awarded new and renewed Canada Research Chairs (CRC), respectively, by the Canadian federal government. The announcement was made by The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Sport, at the University of Toronto’s St. George Campus. Two U of T Engineering faculty named Canada […]

Craig Steeves with Dennis Franklin Cromarty High School students

UTIAS researchers launch drone outreach program in Thunder Bay

October 10, 2018

By Amanda Hacio This spring, a team of researchers from the University of Toronto Institute for Aerospace Studies (UTIAS) partnered with Dennis Franklin Cromarty High School (DFC), a high school in Thunder Bay, Ont. serving Indigenous students from communities in northern Ontario. The researchers delivered a series of online and […]

UTIAS is Part of Canadian Consortium of Researchers Awarded a $5.5 M NSERC Strategic Partnership Grant in Robotics

August 21, 2018

Professors Steven Waslander and Angela Schoellig are representing UTIAS in the NSERC Canadian Robotics Network (NCRN), a consortium of leading robotics researchers from across Canada that includes members from universities, industry, and government. In a quick Q & A, Professors Waslander and Schoellig outline what they hope to achieve as […]

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

August 14, 2018

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 by SFL. The awards were bestowed last week during the prestigious Frank J. Redd Student Competition at the 32nd Annual Small […]

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

July 31, 2018

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 wind-tunnel tests of 3D-printed models of two retired vehicle designs, Horizon and Polaris, in the lab of U of T […]