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.

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With co-curricular records, universities say grades aren’t everything - Volunteering, student government and sports teach useful skills. Now, students can prove it with the co-curricular record (CCR). Last year, about 9,000 students (about 10 per cent of undergraduates at U of T’s three campuses) were registered for the CCR—double the participation level four years ago. With expanding demand, the university has approved a fivefold... Read more »
Remembering victims of the Montreal Massacre: Commemorating the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women - Every year on Dec. 6, people across the country remember the victims of École Polytechnique shooting and raise awareness about gender-based violence. At U of T, events are taking place across all three campuses for the National Day of Remembrance & Action on Violence Against Women. Elizabeth White (ChemE 1T7+PEY) and a group of engineering... Read more »
$5.7M GAPP funding for Professor Mahadevan and team - Professor Krishna Mahadevan’s group will receive $5.7M from the Genomic Applications Partnership Program (GAPP) – Round 8. The funds will support a project entitled, Genomics Driven Engineering of Hosts for Bio-Nylon. Currently, nylon is made from petroleum. While the process works well, it is not as environmentally friendly as many would like. There is strong... Read more »
Advice to first-year students - Maclean’s recently asked students, academics and business leaders — including Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Ontario’s first Chief Scientist Molly Shoichet (ChemE, IBBME) — for advice to help future first-year students. Read what they had to say.
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