Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering Newsletter - Summer 2017
In this issue:
Remembering Ajax, Canada’s largest and most diverse robotics program, startups to watch, and more!
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Ajax alumni pose with the 2017–2018 Cannon Guard

Celebrating the legacy of U of T Engineering’s postwar satellite campus
Many people today might not associate the town of Ajax with U of T. But for thousands of engineering students enrolled between 1946-1949, it was home.

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Close-up shot of a robot VIDEO: Robots, robots, robots!
The revolution will be roboticized. And it begins at the Institute for Robotics & Mechatronics — the largest and most diverse robotics program in Canada.
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Photo of Dawn Tattle at work Q & A with alumna Dawn Tattle
U of T Engineering spoke with Dawn Tattle (CivE 8T5) about founding her company, advice for entrepreneurial alumni and why she’s remained connected to Skule™.
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Photo of Jonny Sun 5 things about alumnus Jonny Sun
To nearly half a million Twitter followers, Jonathan Sun (EngSci 1T1 + PEY) is known as an “aliebn confuesed abot humamn lamgauge.” Here's a handful of other interesting facts you (probably) don't know about this pop culture polymath.
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Photo of EngSci students at convocation Get CONNECTed
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Photo of an alumna receiving Arbor Award PHOTOS: Arbor Awards 2017
Alumni were recognized for their tremendous generosity and contribution to the U of T Engineering community during a ceremony on September 14.
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ChemE alumni Matthew Reiner (left) and Mohan Pandit (right) Hops and dreams: Rorschach Brewing Company
Matthew Reiner and Mohan Pandit (both ChemE 1T0) say engineering was "the foundation for understanding everything" about starting a brewery.
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Hatchery team Genecis posing in front of banner Startups to watch from Hatchery Demo Day
Companies include an engineering career matchmaker and a company that converts food waste into biodegradable plastic (Genecis, pictured).
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Nov 1 Big Ideas Speaker Series @ Rotman featuring alumnus Anthony Lacavera
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Nov 8 Skule™ Lunch & Learn: Solar Fuels and the Future of Renewable Energy
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Nov 22 BizSkule Presents Hackers, Spies and Cybersecurity: Are You Doing Enough?
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Make a connection, share your experiences and inspire the next generation of engineers today!
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Philanthropic support from
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and inspires us to reach higher.
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Photo of women engineering students in 1939-1940
Bernard Etkin (UTIAS), former U of T Engineering Dean and one of the world's most recognized authorities on aerodynamics, demonstrates the Link flight simulator to a couple of young attendees at the Faculty's centennial open house in October 1973. Does anyone recognize the two kids in the photo? We’d love to connect with them.

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