About Chemical Engineering at U of T

U of T regularly ranks as the best university in Canada to study chemical engineering and offers one of the top programs in the world. In your upper years, you'll have a chance to participate in the Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering's Minors and Certificates, and explore the Department's eight research clusters: Biomolecular & Biomedical Engineering; Bioprocess Engineering; Chemical & Material Process Engineering; Environmental Science & Engineering; Informatics; Pulp & Paper; Surface & Interface Engineering; and Sustainable Energy.

In The News

Continued Support from Dorothy Szymaszek - Dorothy Szymaszek never attended the University of Toronto but her husband, J. Walter Szymaszek (ChemE 4T3), had an affection for his alma mater that was contagious. “He always had a soft spot for the University,” Dorothy said. “Our first date was to the University. He took me around campus and showed me the Little Red... Read more »
Andrew White and CHAR Technologies - Andrew White (oT8, MASc 1T0) and his U of T research spinoff, CHAR Technologies, makes the production of renewable natural gas more affordable, sustainable and streamlined. (Read more about CHAR Technologies.) “We developed a cost-effective, convenient and zero-waste cleaning solution,” the chemical engineering grad says. The idea sparked when White toured a renewable natural gas... Read more »
How Engineers Lead: the Engineering Leadership Project - What does it take to make an engineer a leader? And why is leadership in the profession so important? These fundamental questions are what Professor Doug Reeve (ChemE) and his colleagues in the Institute for Leadership Education in Engineering (ILead) are exploring in the Engineering Leadership Project (ELP). It’s an emerging partnership between ILead and... Read more »
New “Tissue Velcro” Could Help Repair Damaged Hearts - Engineers at the University of Toronto just made assembling functional heart tissue as easy as fastening your shoes. The team has created a biocompatible scaffold that allows sheets of beating heart cells to snap together just like Velcro™. “One of the main advantages is the ease of use,” says Professor Milica Radisic (ChemE, IBBME), who led the... Read more »
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