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Why autonomous vehicles won’t be taking over Ontario’s city streets in 2022

January 4, 2022

The drive to put autonomous vehicles on the market has sped up over the last decade but that doesn’t mean self-driving cars will be truly road-ready anytime soon. “We are way far from that level where a machine can drive like humans in any conditions,” said Amir Khajepour, a professor […]

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The Future is Robotic: U of T Groundbreakers

December 21, 2021

Can tiny, worm-like robots revolutionize the way surgeons work? How will human-robot interactions be improved? Can AI and robotics create self-driving cars that make winter driving safer? These are just some of the questions that interdisciplinary teams of professors and students at the University of Toronto are answering through their […]

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Engineering Holiday Gift Guide 2021

December 17, 2021

Solving problems is what engineers do best. Here are the top 10 gift ideas designed by the U of T Engineering alumni and students! 🎁 Engineering Holiday Gift Guide 2021

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Changes to final examinations & remote start to Winter Term

December 16, 2021

To our U of T Engineering community You will all have received the message today from Trevor Young, Acting Vice-President and Provost, and Kelly Hannah-Moffat, Vice-President, People Strategy, Equity and Culture. As they shared, in following guidance from local governments and public health agencies, there will be no more in-person final examinations taking […]

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Happy Holidays from U of T Engineering!

December 10, 2021

On behalf of U of T Engineering and UTIAS, we want to wish all of our students a Happy Holidays and a fantastic New Year! 🧨 Special thanks to Aerospace engineering and Robotics Institute graduate students Abhishek Goudar, Adam Heins, Sherry Chen and Keenan Burnett for appearing in this video!

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Professor and Director Emeritus Roderick Tennyson (UTIAS) is honoured with the 2021 Engineering Alumni Hall of Distinction Award

November 9, 2021

On November 4, U of T Engineering recognized outstanding members of our community at the 2021 Engineering Alumni Network (EAN) Awards. The virtual awards ceremony celebrated alumni and students for their accomplishments and their contributions to the Skule™ community. “An engineering education from U of T is terrific preparation for […]

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Professor Swetaprovo Chaudhuri (UTIAS) is a Member of the Ontario COVID-19 Modelling Consensus Table

November 1, 2021

Professor Swetaprovo Chaudhuri (UTIAS) has been invited to the Ontario COVID-19 Modelling Consensus Table to generate estimates around incidence, prevalence, and the spread of COVID-19 in Ontario and its impact on health and the health system. The Ontario COVID-19 Modelling Consensus Table acts as a sister advisory body to the […]

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Five U of T Engineering faculty receive Ontario Research Funding to advance transformative research

July 8, 2021

Anyone who lives under a flight path is familiar with the “whishing” and “whooshing” sounds of an aircraft flying above. Professor Philippe Lavoie (UTIAS) is developing technologies to contain this noise to just the immediate area around an airport. Lavoie’s project is among five from U of T Engineering to […]

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WinTOR: New partnership will train self-driving cars to handle tough winter conditions

July 7, 2021

Around the world, companies are racing to create fully autonomous vehicles. But according to Professor Steven Waslander (UTIAS), there’s one scenario facing all competitors that hasn’t yet received as much attention as it deserves: winter. “Winter conditions aggravate the remaining challenges in autonomous driving,” says Waslander. “Reduced visibility limits perception performance, and […]

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Meet UTIAS PhD Grad to watch Behrad Vatankhahghadim

June 29, 2021

With the University’s virtual Convocation ceremony on June 23, 2021 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 […]