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Covid-19 Resources

March 22, 2020

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) update: Message from Dean Chris Yip

March 16, 2020

To our U of T Engineering community: We’re continuing to make adjustments to our plans to find creative ways to keep the semester going as best we can. We’re also listening to your concerns and feedback, and we know that many of our students are faced with difficult decisions about […]

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Real-life air accident becomes a learning opportunity for UTIAS engineering students

February 3, 2020

The wreckage of a small private plane rests among debris scattered inside the MarsDome at the University of Toronto Institute for Aerospace Studies (UTIAS). The staged crash site — complete with scripted witness accounts and a wreckage trail  — is at the centre of a new graduate course on air-accident […]

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Can self-driving cars handle a Canadian winter?

February 3, 2020

Newly released data from a collaboration between U of T Engineering, the University of Waterloo and Scale AI will help train future self-driving cars to handle the challenges of winter driving. This week, Professors Steven Waslander (UTIAS) and Krzysztof Czarnecki (University of Waterloo) and their teams unveiled the Canadian Adverse […]

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Kepler decides to build its 140-satellite cubesat constellation in-house

January 29, 2020

Kepler Communications has decided to manufacture its cubesat satellite constellation in-house. The company said Jan. 28 it will build its constellation of 140 cubesats in a 5,000-square-foot facility it commissioned late last year at its Toronto headquarters. Kepler CEO Mina Mitry said the company made that decision after an “exhaustive […]

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Going Above And Beyond Sustainable Aviation

December 10, 2019

Professor David Zingg speaks to the CBC’s The Current about the challenges of implementing new technologies and increasing efficiencies to reduce the impact of aviation on climate change. David Zingg on CBC’s The Current 

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Autonomous robotics expert among CIFAR’s newest research chairs in Artificial Intelligence

December 9, 2019

Professor Angela Schoellig (UTIAS) has been named a Canada CIFAR AI Chair, a position that will expand her innovative research into self-navigating machines and catalyze future collaborations. Schoellig joins 34 newly appointed CIFAR AI chairs, including Professor Gennady Pekhimenko (Computer Science, ECE) and seven others from U of T, who will receive funding for their leading […]

Partners Reception

UTIAS collaboration with industry partner recognized at U of T Engineering’s fourth annual Partner’s Reception

November 20, 2019

More than 150 industry and community leaders, government partners and faculty members gathered on Nov. 13, 2019 at the Myhal Centre for Engineering Innovation & Entrepreneurship for the UofT Engineering Partners’ Reception. The event celebrated the Faculty’s longstanding ties with over 400 industry partners across its six multidisciplinary innovation clusters. […]

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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 […]