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Empowering Innovation 2021 – Engineering Research Days

June 24 - June 25

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On June 24 and 25, 2021, the Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering is launching Engineering Research Days, a new virtual event that will bring together our research community and create opportunities for collaboration.

This year’s theme “Empowering Innovation” highlights U of T Engineering’s research accomplishments and spotlights opportunities for collaboration across  faculty, external partners, industry representatives and the broader U of T community. Both the program and platform, Spatial Chat, are designed to foster and encourage interaction in an engaging and collaborative environment.

The event is open to all students, staff and faculty in U of T Engineering, as well as current and prospective industry partners and key stakeholders across the research ecosystem.

UTTRI Director Professor Eric Miller and faculty associate Professor Tamer El-Diraby will chair the “Urban Engineering & Innovative Mobility” session on June 25. Poster sessions from a variety of presenters (TBA) will also be presented under this theme.

The program will feature:    

  • Interactive fireside chats with keynote speakers 
  • Panels on emerging research trends and themes 
  • Poster sessions 
  • Networking opportunities 

This year’s research themes include:

  • Robotics & Autonomy
  • Advanced Materials & Manufacturing
  • Urban Engineering & Innovative Mobility
  • Engineering for Sustainability
  • Enabling Engineering through Artificial Intelligence
  • Health & Bioengineering
  • Electrification in Society
  • Computation, Communications & Connectivity

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