It is my great pleasure to welcome and introduce you to graduate studies in the Department of Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry at the University of Toronto.
Officially established in 1904, with the first Ph.D. graduating in 1933, our department is one of the largest and oldest Chemical Engineering departments in Canada. It continues to advance both engineering and pure science today as it has throughout its history. We believe Chemical Engineering has a key role to play in global issues such as sustainability and healthcare. Led by a team of world-renowned professors and assisted by experienced and dedicated staff, our research program is among the most diverse and exciting in the world. In 2011, our department was ranked top in Canada and the 14th in the world by Times Higher Education.
At the core of our graduate program are our students. Our reputation as a research powerhouse and a collaborative and caring community has served us well in attracting the best and brightest minds from around the world. Over 20% of current students are major scholarship or award winners; more are becoming emerging leaders in their field. Our students play the central role in our quest to advance science and engineering for a better planet.
Here, we enable and challenge you to reach your full potential by providing opportunities for growth through various academic and non-academic programs. We also provide opportunities for social and extracurricular activities through the Chemical Engineering Graduate Students Association (CEGSA). It is our hope that through us, you will be able to further develop your professional skills and build solid foundation for fruitful and rewarding careers.
Department of Chemical Engineering & Applied Chemistry
University of Toronto
200 College Street, Room WB212
Toronto, Ontario, M5S 3E5 Canada
Telephone: (416) 946-3987
Fax: (416) 978-8605