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New partnership establishes a Canadian teaching city for engineering students

          Medical doctors learn in immersive teaching hospitals — and now U of T Engineering students will have their own immersive learning opportunities within a real-life teaching city. Later this year, the City of Oshawa will become Canada’s first-ever living laboratory for urban research, allowing students to probe complex municipal issues … 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.

Grads to Watch: Meet 14 global engineering leaders

Posted on U of T Engineering News |  May 24th, 2017 by Tyler Irving At Spring Convocation on June 13, 2017, more than 1,800 U of T Engineering students will mark both the end of one journey and the beginning of another. Having enriched the U of T Engineering community as undergraduate and graduate students, they will … Read More

U of T Engineering startups earn awards from Ontario Centres of Excellence

Emile Maamary and Mark Elias (CivE 1T4) show off Steadiwear’s tremor-dampening glove and the startup’s latest award. (Photo: Chris Sorensen)  By: Chris Sorensen | This story originally appeared on U of T News.   Watching an elderly loved one struggle with a disability is never easy. But while most of us simply grimace and soldier on, U … Read More

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