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

From Canadian Petro-Chemical Consultant to Washington, DC: a Q&A with Stephen Selk (7T6) - Most people are familiar with the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) through the evening news. Others, like ChemE alumnus Stephen Selk (7T6), actually work there. The Toronto-born chemical engineer spent 25 years in the petro-chemical industry in Canada before making his way south to Washington, D.C. Since 2013, he has been a supervising... Read more »
Engineering for Educators Builds Bridges with Local Teachers - Last Friday, more than 40 high school science and math teachers from across the Greater Toronto Area joined U of T Engineering for a series of interactive and collaborative workshops on teaching and learning. Engineering for Educators (E4E) is an annual event in which secondary teachers and U of T Engineering faculty and staff discuss innovative ways... Read more »
How Canada Reversed the ‘Brain Drain’ - In the 1990s, we feared a “brain drain” to the United States. But star recruits in science and engineering, such as ChemE Professor Yu-Ling Cheng, have changed the equation by staying in Canada. Read full Toronto Star article.
ChemE Prof Grows Tiny Hearts for Research - Tiny bits of human skin are being transformed into miniature, beating hearts in a scientific medical breakthrough a University of Toronto researcher believes will not only save lives but alter the course of drug testing forever. The rod-shaped, elastic-like, thumbnail-sized patch of tissue is only about 6mm long but expands and contracts just like a... Read more »
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