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Skule™ community honoured at EngSoc Heritage and Awards Celebration [PHOTO GALLERY]

Generations of Engineering Society presidents reconnected at the Engineering Society Heritage and Awards Celebration. L-R: Bill Hollings (EngSci 8T5), Márta Ecsedi (CivE 7T6), Kevin Sui (EngSci 1T1), Teresa Nguyen (CivE 1T5), Ernesto Díaz Lozano Patiño (Year 4 CivE + PEY), David Cheung (CivE 1T1 + PEY), Milan Maljković (Year 4 CompE + PEY), Scott Jolliffe (ChemE 7T3) and Howard Malone (CivE 6T1). (Photo: Keenan Dixon)

This story originally appeared on U of T Engineering Alumni. On Thursday, March 24, the Skule™ community honoured the successes of U of T Engineering at the 2016 Engineering Society Heritage and Awards Celebration. Past and present Engineering Society (EngSoc)officers, alumni, staff and students mixed and mingled over dinner at the University of Toronto’s Faculty Club, … Read More

Arun Channan: hands-on with Habitat for Humanity

Alumnus Arun Channan’s (CivE 8T0) background in civil engineering influenced him to become a dedicated volunteer with Habitat for Humanity. (Courtesy: Arun Channan)

This story originally appeared on U of T Engineering News. Many of our alumni volunteer with U of T Engineering. In celebration of National Engineering Month, we turn the spotlight on those that go the extra mile by volunteering in the greater community. From climbing one of the Seven Summits for charity to surgical education … Read More

Hana Zalzal: Professional makeup maven

Hana Zalzal

This story appeared originally on U of T News. This article is part three of a five-part series on #EngineeringtheUnexpected, in celebration of the firstGlobal Day of the Engineer on February 24, 2016 What do Hollywood stars Courtney Cox, Camryn Manheim, Lindsay Lohan and Debra Messing have in common? They have all designed custom lipstick shades … Read More

Skule Days, 1961-1965

The Class of 6T5 produced a souvenir album on the occasion of their 50th reunion. Construction on the Berlin Wall began in 1961 as the CivE Class of 6T5 prepared for its first day at the University of Toronto.  During their four years of study, these students witnessed the height of the Cold War, the Cuban Missile Crisis, the assassination of … Read More

Kinetica: engineering safer buildings in Toronto, China and worldwide

Alumnus Michael Montgomery (pictured) and Professor Constantin Christopoulos are behind Kinetica, a startup making buildings earthquake resistant.

This story originally appeared on U of T Engineering News. U of T Engineering startup Kinetica is reaching new heights at home and abroad. The company, which designs technology that makes buildings more resistant to earthquakes and high winds, just announced that its products will be incorporated into the YC Condos at the corner of Yonge and College in Toronto. Co-founded by alumnus Michael … Read More

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