TIAM and IRM researchers driving innovations and helping grow Canada’s economy!

  Advanced Manufacturing Supercluster is among the five Canada’s New Superclusters! The Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, Navdeep Bains, unveiled Thursday the five successful innovation proposals that will share $950 million in funding by 2022. The establishment of the hubs of industry and research is expected to grow Canada’s economy by $50 billion… Read more »

November 22nd Seminar – Optimising structure-property dependencies of stochastic materials by probabilistic modelling.

  Speaker: Prof. William Sampson Affiliation: Professor and Head of the School of Materials at the University of Manchester Location: Wallberg Building, 200 College Street, Room 116 Date and time:  November 22, 2017; 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm   This event is open to everyone! For more information, please visit the event page. Abstract For… Read more »

Professor Hani Naguib elected as SPIE Fellow

Professor Hani Naguib has been elected as a fellow of the International Society for Optics and Photonics SPIE. The Fellowship of SPIE is awarded for outstanding leaders in the scientific community who have made significant scientific and technical contributions in optics, photonics, imaging, and related fields. Professor Naguib was recognized for his major contributions in… Read more »

Nov 15 – Automotive Innovation: It’s Not Your Parents’ Auto Industry Anymore

A Talk and Q&A with Stephen Carlisle (President and Managing Director, GM Canada) about Student Recruitment and the Future of the Auto Industry November 15, 2016 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. University College, Room 140 (15 King’s College Circle) Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP to (http://my.alumni.utoronto.ca/gmcanada) by November 11, 2016. General Motors recently announced a major… Read more »

Early Researcher Awards for 3 TIAM Profs

Congratulations to three outstanding TIAM professors who have received Early Researcher Awards (ERA) from the Government of Ontario. The Early Researcher Awards are designed to help support the work of promising researchers in the first five years of their academic career. This critical support enables them to build their research teams, while creating jobs for… Read more »

Aug 18 Seminar: Stimuli responsive composites: meeting the future

Prof. Jinson Leng, Ph.D. (Harbin Institute of Technology) 170 College Street, Mining Building MB101 at 11 AM Abstract: Stimuli responsive polymers and composites are capable of changing shapes or sizes when subjected to an external stimulus, including heat, electric and magnetic field, solution and light, etc.. This special feature makes them the promising materials for sensors… Read more »

2016 MIE Grad Symposium: Highlights

On June 9th, MIE held its 7th Annual Graduate Research Symposium. Throughout the event, there were more than 80 research poster and oral presentations. The TIAM was pleased to sponsor the event and see all of the important research areas that MIE students are working on, including the study of polymer crystallization during extrusion processing for… Read more »

7th Annual MIE Graduate Research Symposium

TIAM is pleased to be sponsoring the 7th annual MIE Graduate Research Symposium, which is taking place on Thursday June 9th, 2016 at the Bahen Center for Information Technology (Atrium). The symposium will feature high quality poster and oral presentations by graduate students on current research in the MIE department, including research topics such as advanced materials… Read more »

Lightweight structures and “smart skin” make aviation more sustainable

This story is part of a three-part series on the University of Toronto’s Institute for Aerospace Studies, produced by U of T Engineering News and written by Tyler Irving. Two U of T Engineering professors are developing innovations in airplane design that could save hundreds of millions of liters of jet fuel everyday and significantly… Read more »