Honours & Awards

Elizabeth Edwards wins a 2017 Faculty Award for outstanding teaching and research March 21, 2017 - It’s the magic of chemistry — combine two substances and they transform into a third that’s completely different. Professor Elizabeth Edwards (ChemE), a pioneering researcher in the field of environmental engineering, makes this magic with microbes and contaminated water, cleaning hard-to-access underground reservoirs of pollutants naturally and safely. For this pioneering work, which also demonstrates... Read more »
ChemE students place first at the Ontario Engineering Competition February 17, 2017 - Anne Nasato and Neha Bhasin, two U of T Chemical Engineering fourth-year students, placed first in the Communications category at the 2017 Ontario Engineering Competition, which took place in Ottawa from January 27-29. They presented on the topic of the Internet of Things (IoT), with an emphasis on cyber-security and the importance of consumer education.... Read more »
Professor Greg Evans receives 3M National Teaching Fellowship February 16, 2017 - Professor Greg Evans (ChemE) has received a 3M National Teaching Fellowship from the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education. The award is Canada’s most prestigious recognition of excellence in educational leadership and teaching at the university or college level. “One of the things that makes it special for me is that this year... Read more »
ChemE prof shares Connaught Innovation Award of $790,000 with eight other U of T researchers February 1, 2017 - Prof. Donald Kirk (ChemE MASc 7T5, PhD 7T9) is among nine researchers at U of T sharing $790,000 in funding through the 2016-17 Connaught Innovation Award. Prof. Kirk won for his research on electrochemical glycerol carbonate production. Read the full story.
Will Cluett wins 2016 Sustained Excellence in Teaching Award January 30, 2017 - Professor Will Cluett (ChemE) garnered the Sustained Excellence in Teaching Award, recognizing a faculty member who has demonstrated excellence in teaching over the course of at least 15 years. Over the course of his 30-year career at U of T, Will Cluett has served the Faculty in several leadership roles, making tremendous contributions in each. As Chair, First... Read more »