Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering Newsletter - Summer 2017
In this issue:
U of T Engineering CONNECT platform launched, alumna elected chair of Governing Council, grads to watch, and more!
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Recent engineering graduates posing with their iron rings

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Photo of Alumna Claire Kennedy (ChemE 8T9) Claire Kennedy elected chair of Governing Council
Alumna Claire Kennedy (ChemE 8T9) has been elected chair of Governing Council, which oversees the academic, business and student affairs of the University. Her term as chair begins July 1.
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Photo of UofT Professor Parham Aarabi (ECE) ModiFace invests in developing augmented reality, AI talent at U of T
Founded by alumnus and professor Parham Aarabi (ECE), pictured, augmented reality startup ModiFace is investing $4 million to create student internships, and to support leading research at U of T Engineering.
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Photo of Alumna Catherine Lacavera (CompE 9T7) Catherine Lacavera receives honorary degree
Alumna Catherine Lacavera (CompE 9T7), Director of IP, Litigation and Employment at Google, returned to her alma mater to receive a Doctor of Laws, honoris causa, at convocation on June 13.
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Photo of student Daksh Sikri Grads to Watch 2017
Get to know some recent alumni — like Daksh Sikri (IndE 1T7), pictured — who are sure to make waves in the profession.
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Photo of faculty members at the CEIE construction site PHOTOS: CEIE site tour
On May 12, Dean Cristina Amon and Bird Construction, along with a small group of faculty and staff, enjoyed a site tour of the Centre for Engineering Innovation & Entrepreneurship (CEIE). The view was fantastic!
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Professors Angela Schoellig and Tim Barfoot U of T Engineering collaborates with industry and government on visual navigation for drones
Professors Angela Schoellig and Tim Barfoot (both UTIAS) are behind research that will enable drones to navigate using digital cameras.
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CEIE auditorium rendering CEIE Tables & Benches Campaign
A limited number of tables and benches are available to be named in the CEIE. Donate today to leave your mark on one of Toronto's most exciting new facilities.
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July 19 Calgary Skule™ Student Send-Off
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Aug 31 Deadline to apply for Faculty Council alumni volunteer positions
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Photo of women engineering students in 1939-1940
Pictured: 10 of the 12 women enrolled in the Faculty in 1939–1940 — approximately 1.2% of the student population. In 2016–2017, women comprised 40.1% of our first-year class — the highest proportion of any engineering school in Canada.

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