Monthly Archives: May 2013

MATCHOntario-On-A-Chip Symposium 2013

The MATCH/Ontario-on-a-Chip Symposium, an annual tradition for the past eight years, brought celebrated speakers to the University of Toronto’s Trinity College for two days of lectures on microfluidics and lab-on-a-chip technologies. Keynote speakers included Abraham Lee (University of California, Irvine), Marlene Rabinovitch (Stanford School of Medicine), Amy Rowat (UCLA) and Shuichi Takayama (University of Michigan)…. Read more »

Connaught New Researcher Awards Go to 13 U of T Engineers

May 24, 2013 | Engineering Forty-one researchers from across U of T have won Connaught New Researcher Awards to help them launch their academic careers. Among them are 13 U of T Engineering assistant professors. The program is designed to foster excellence in research and innovation among researchers at the assistant professor level who are… Read more »

4 IBBME Faculty and their Co-Inventors Named UofT Inventors of the Year

16 May, 2013 IBBME’s core and cross faculty were once again named Inventors of the Year at an award ceremony yesterday evening. Among the winners of this prestigious, University-wide honour are Molly Shoichet, Core faculty at IBBME and the Department of Chemical Engineering & Applied Chemistry, Milos Popovic, IBBME core faculty and Toronto Rehab Chair… Read more »

IBBME’s Annual Scientific Day Wows Students, Companies, with Professional Turn

Student professionalization takes top priority at career-oriented events 8 May, 2013 The Institute of Biomaterials & Biomedical Engineering (IBBME) lived up to its long-standing spring tradition with this year’s Scientific Day, a one-day conference that gives the University’s biomedical engineering students an opportunity to showcase their work. This year the organizing committee of Scientific Day… Read more »

IBBME Community Leaders Recognized

Zoryana Salo wins Cressy Student Leadership Award; Sandra Walker, Manager of Operations, is awarded Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering Leadership award 6 May, 2013 Zoryana Salo carries herself with an air of efficiency. It’s something she has cultivated through more than a few volunteer activities – from organizing two days of events for IBBME’s… Read more »

Engineering Global Health Symposium Puts Spotlight on Health Strategies and Products

Inaugural symposium creates pan-university dialogue on global health challenges May 1st, 2013 At a one-day conference held at the University of Toronto’s Bahen Centre for Information Technology last week, professors from across the University came together to discuss an issue of global proportions: health. What emerged was a snapshot of the kinds of thoughtful, innovative… Read more »