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

ChemE student gains research experience with Summer Research Fellowship - Olga Misic (1T9) just entered her second year at ChemE, but she already has four months of graduate-level experience under her belt. Misic is one of eight U of T Engineering undergraduate students awarded the inaugural First-Year Summer Research Fellowships, enabling them to pursue their passion for intellectual exploration in labs across the Faculty. Read... Read more »
From aspiring musician to research rockstar: Research2Reality interviews ChemE prof Greg Evans - Greg Evans is the Director of SOCAAR and a Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry at the University of Toronto. Research2Reality asked him everything from what he is reading to what advice he would give to young researchers to give you a better understanding of what goes on outside the lab... Read more »
Molly Shoichet on turning research into clinical treatment - In a recent article published by the Toronto Star, University Professor Molly Shoichet (ChemE, IBBME) talked about the long process of turning scientific breakthroughs into clinical treatment available to patients. “Studies like mine often produce a lot of hope, but also frustration that the ‘product’ is not available,” she says. “So why does it take... Read more »
Alumnus Boyang Zhang a rising star of medtech - MDDI Online has named Boyang Zhang (PhD 1T4) as a rising star in the medical technology sector. Zhang worked on the AngioChip as part of his PhD studies in the Chemical Engineering department at U of T. The chip offers a way to vascularize tissue with a permeable, mechanically stable polymer vascular bed. Zhang is... Read more »
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