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Adjunct Prof. Rana Sodhi wins Journal of Endodontics Award for technology research


Adjunct Prof. Rana Sodhi (OCCAM, ChemE) and researchers in the Faculty of Dentistry, Professor Anil Kishen and Anam Hashmi, received the 2019 Journal of Endodontics (JOE) Award in the category of Basic Research: Technology for their study Interfacial Characterization of Dentin Conditioned with Chitosan Hydroxyapatite Precursor Nanocomplexes Using Time-of-flight Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry. Find out more about the team's research and the award here.
 

Biomaterials Seminar on Wed, Mar 4


Professor Ryan Wylie of McMaster's Department of Chemistry & Chemical Biology will deliver this talk entitled Biomaterials for Immune Modulation: Local Infusion of Immuno-Therapeutics (LIIT) and Bioactive Surfaces on Wednesday, March 4 from 2-3pm in the Donnelly Centre, Red Seminar Room (2nd Floor)

 

Celebrating Women in Engineering on Thurs, Mar 5

 
Graduate Super Women Engineers (GradSWE) invites you to Celebrating Women in Engineering: An Evening of Conversations on March 5, 6-8pm, in GB 202. This event will be led by some of the biggest names in the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Toronto.


ISTEP Seminar on Thurs, Mar 5


Professor Brian Frank, Associate Dean of Teaching and Learning at the Faculty of Engineering & Applied Science at Queen's presents the latest research and recommendations for program-wide assessment of transferable learning skills on Thursday, March 5th from 1-2PM in Galbraith GB202. This talk is entitled How well are engineering students developing problem solving, critical thinking and communication skills?


Teaching Effectiveness Food for Thought Lunch on Fri, Mar 6


Professor Deborah Tihanyi, Associate Director of ISTEP, will present at the next Teaching Effectiveness Food for Thought Lunch on Friday, March 6 from 12-1PM in Wallberg WB215. The topic of this session is TA Training.


CSA Group Graduate Scholarship applications now being accepted


The CSA Group Graduate Scholarship supports graduate students in the pursuit of knowledge generation related to standards. Graduate students at the Masters level studying at a publicly-funded, accredited Canadian university are eligible to apply. The scholarship is valued at $10,000. The deadline to apply is March 31st. Click HERE for more information and to apply.

 

Now hiring! Assistant Professor (Teaching Stream) – Design, Safety, and Fundamentals in Chemical
Engineering


ChemE invites applications for a teaching-stream appointment in the area of Design, Safety and Fundamentals in Chemical Engineering at the rank of Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream. The expected start date is Wednesday, July 1, 2020. All application materials, including reference letters, should be received by Monday, March 2 , 2020. Please help promote this position to those who are qualified. Click here for the full job description.

 

Grad Office


Ph.D. Reading Committee Meetings


Jessica Ngai


Date of Meeting: Wednesday, March 4, 2020
Start Time: 10:30 AM    
Location (Building and Room): Rosebrugh RS407
Reading Committee Membership
Committee:  Chair:  Prof. R. Mahadevan; Supervisor:  Prof. W. Chan (IBBME); Other Member(s):  Prof. Thierry Mallevaey (Immunology)
 

SGS 2019-2020 Sessional Dates

Upcoming Events


March 4 - Seminar: Biomaterials for Immune Modulation: Local Infusion of Immuno-Therapeutics (LIIT) and Bioactive Surfaces (Ryan Wylie, McMaster) | Donnelly Centre, 2nd Floor Red Seminar Room | 2-3PM

March 5 - ISTEP:
How well are engineering students developing problem solving, critical thinking and communication skills? (Brian Frank, Queen's University) | Galbraith Building GB202 | 1-2PM

March 5 - GradSWE: Celebrating Women in Engineering: An Evening of Conversations | Gailbraith Building GB202 | 6-8pm

March 6 - Teaching Effectiveness: Food for Thought Lunch: TA Training (Prof. Deborah Tihanyi, ISTEP) | Wallberg Building WB215 | 12-1PM

March 18 - LLE: Renewable Chemicals and Fuels: From First Principles to Chemical Manufacturing (Dionisios Vlachos, University of Delaware) | Wallberg Building WB116 | 12-1PM

March 19 - BioZone: Data Processing Workshop | Wallberg WB407 | 1-4PM

March 25 - LLE: Lubricin – Alleviating the Effects of Dry Eye (Gerald Fuller, Stanford University) | Wallberg Building WB116 | 12-1PM

March 27 - Teaching Effectiveness: Food for Thought Lunch: 3rd Year Winter panel discussion | WB215 | 12-1PM

April 3 - 4th annual ChemE Exhibition & 35th ChemE Dinner | 89 Chestnut Street Residence | 4-9:30PM

April 8 - LLE & AEESP Distinguished Lecture: Trouble Ahead, Trouble Behind: Acid Mine Drainage and Climate Change in the Rocky Mountains (Diane McKnight, University of Boulder – Colorado) | Wallberg Building WB116 | 12-1PM

April 24 - Teaching Effectiveness: Food for Thought Lunch: 2nd Year Winter panel discussion | WB215 | 12-1PM

May 29 - Teaching Effectiveness: Food for Thought Lunch: 3rd Year Winter panel discussion | WB215 | 12-1PM
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