U of T Engineering professors appear in Downsizing film: Q&A with Professor Javad Mostaghimi
December 14, 2017 – The new Paramount Pictures film Downsizing stars Hollywood A-list actors Matt Damon, Kristen Wiig and Christoph Waltz. But U of T Engineering students who look closely at the film’s trailer may notice some other familiar faces: Professors Javad Mostaghimi (MIE) and Mark Kortschot (ChemE) both appear as extras in the movie.
U of T Engineering asked the two professors about their Hollywood debut; here’s what MIE’s resident star, Professor Mostaghimi had to say ..., Read More here.
Professor Sanjeev Chandra inducted as fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering (CAE)
June 27, 2017 – Three MIE professors and alumni were recently inducted as fellows of the Canadian Academy of Engineering (CAE). Professor Sanjeev Chandra, Mark Hundert (IndE 7T1) and John Young (MMS 7T1, MIE MASc 7T4) are among the CAE’s 50 new fellows. The CAE is a national institution through which Canada’s most distinguished and experienced engineers provide strategic advice on matters of critical importance to Canada. The new CAE fellows were inducted on June 26 in Ottawa, as part of the Academy’s Annual General Meeting and Symposium. More information here.
Professor Sanjeev Chandra named Fellow of CSME
May 29, 2017 – Professor Sanjeev Chandra has been named a Fellow of the Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineering (CSME). The award recognizes engineers who have attained excellence in mechanical engineering and who have contributed actively to the progress of their profession and of society. More information here.
Professor Javad Mostaghimi elected to Royal Society of Canada (RCS)
September 7, 2016 — U of T Engineering Professor Javad Mostaghimi (MIE) has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, one of the highest honours a Canadian researcher can achieve. The Society’s mission is to recognize scholarly, research and artistic excellence, to advise governments and organizations, and to promote a culture of knowledge and innovation in Canada. New Fellows will be formally inducted at the Society’s Annual General Meeting in Kingston, Ontario on November 18. More information here.