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#EveryDropMatters: Five ways U of T engineering research is enhancing water sustainability

Amy Bilton, an assistant professor of mechanical engineering, and graduate student Ahmed Mahmoud examine a model of a passive aerator for fish farms that they are designing (photo by Roberta Baker) Posted on August 16, 2017 | Originally Appeared on U of T News by: Tyler Irving  New exhibit brings water research and innovation to … Read More

U of T Mining and Mineral Engineering ranks top 10 in the world

Psychology research at the University of Toronto is ranked second in the world – just after Harvard University – in a new ranking of subjects by the independent Shanghai Ranking Consultancy. In addition to psychology, U of T also ranked third in medical technology, fifth in public health, sixth in human biological sciences and ninth in biotechnology, … Read More

Leslieville Grade 4 Class visits Lassonde Institute

As the students of Leslieville P.S. eagerly look forward to summer, they took some time on their last week before the summer break to visit the Lassonde Institute of Mining. As a culmination to their rock and minerals unit, the grade four class came to learn about how mining affects everyone’s everyday lives, about how … Read More

Students win grand prize in the 2017 U.S. Department of Energy’s Race to Zero design competition

Besting over 50 submissions from four countries in this eight-month competition the team’s design focuses on building sciences, green energy initiatives and sustainable city development   Downtown location with loft-style, open-concept living featuring bright kitchen, second-floor balcony and free utilities for life. This net-zero listing is a surprising addition to the laneway garages and often underutilized … Read More

Driverless cars, artificial intelligence and e-sharing are transforming transportation. Are our cities ready?

Originally posted on U of T News  |  May 26th, 2017 by Tyler Irving This story is the first in a news series on artificial intelligence and machine learning, published throughout the spring and summer of 2017. Professor Baher Abdulhai, seen here with civil engineering undergraduate students Andrew Lau and Marie-Sophie Wint, has created a … Read More

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