2016 MIE Grad Symposium: Highlights


MIE Grad Symposium; photo credit to MIE Department

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 foamed products and the predictive modeling for solvent bonding of plastics in microfluidic device fabrication.

A keynote lecture was also given by Mark S. Daskin, ClydeW. Johnson Collegiate Professor and Chair of Industrial & Operations Engineering at the University of Michigan.

The event was concluded with a special dinner to celebrate the achievements of MIE graduate students.

Congratulations to all of this years’s winners in the “Advanced materials, Applied Mechanics and Robotics” stream!

Best Poster – Zia Saadatnia, Supervisor: Jean Zu

Best Oral – Patrick Ryan, Supervisor: Eric Diller


For details on all winners, please visit the UofT MIE page.