Awards

    • Alison McGuigan wins Connaught Fund, McLean Award

      Alison McGuigan wins Connaught Fund, McLean Award

      Alison McGuigan wins Connaught Fund, McLean Award Professor Alison McGuigan is the 2017 winner of the Connaught Fund, McLean Award. This $125,000-award is presented annually to support an emerging research leader conducting basic research in physics, chemistry, computer science, mathematics, …
    • BioZone PIs awarded two ORF-RE 8 grants

      BioZone PIs awarded two ORF-RE 8 grants

      BioZone PIs are leading two Ontario Research Fund – Research Excellence (ORF-RE) round 8 applications. Each project is worth $12M over 5 years with a $4M contribution from the Ministry of Research and Innovation.   The goal of the Biochemicals …
    • Krishna Mahadevan wins 2017 Biochemical Engineering Journal Young Investigator Award

      Krishna Mahadevan wins 2017 Biochemical Engineering Journal Young Investigator Award

      Krishna Mahadevan wins 2017 Biochemical Engineering Journal Young Investigator Award The Editors of the Biochemical Engineering Journal, in cooperation with Engineering Conferences International and Biochemical and Molecular Engineering XX, are very pleased to announce the selection of Professor Krishna Mahadevan …
    • Alison McGuigan honored with the Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering Lectureship Award

      Alison McGuigan honored with the Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering Lectureship Award

      Alison McGuigan is the 2017 Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering Lectureship Award winner. The Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering Lectureship Award is awarded to a Canadian citizen or landed immigrant who has made an outstanding contribution to chemical engineering, demonstrating …
    • Susie Susilawati awarded Faculty of Engineering ‘Quality of Student Experience Award’

      Susie Susilawati awarded Faculty of Engineering ‘Quality of Student Experience Award’

      At the 10th Annual Celebrating Engineering Excellence Awards, our very own Susie was awarded the Faculty’s Quality of Student Experience Award. Left to right: Professor Ramin Farnood, Professor Grant Allen, Dean Cristina Amon, Professor Will Cluett, Endang (Susie) Susilawati, Pauline …
    • BioZone Director wins 2017 faculty award for outstanding teaching and research

      BioZone Director wins 2017 faculty award for outstanding teaching and research

      Getting hands-on with microbes: Elizabeth Edwards wins a 2017 Faculty Award for outstanding teaching and research http://bit.ly/2nj7JMR It’s the magic of chemistry – combine two substances and they transform into a third that’s completely different. Elizabeth Edwards, a pioneering researcher …
    • BioZone Recognition Awards 2016

      BioZone Recognition Awards 2016

      Each year BioZone recognizes the students, research associates, technicians, faculty, and staff that have made an outstanding contribution to the BioZone community. These awards are voted on by all BioZone members. The 2016 recognition awards were presented to: Mabel Wong …
    • Emma Master awarded a Genome Canada’s 2015 Large-Scale Applied Research Project grant

      Emma Master awarded a Genome Canada’s 2015 Large-Scale Applied Research Project grant

      BioZone member Emma Master  has been awarded one of 13 Genome Canada Large-Scale Applied Research Project grants for a project entitled “SYNBIOMICS: Functional genomics and techno-economic models for advanced biopolymer synthesis“. Emma is leading a team that includes co-leader Harry …
    • Heart Professorship awarded to Alison McGuigan

      Heart Professorship awarded to Alison McGuigan

      Professor Alison McGuigan (ChemE) – Erwin Edward Hart Professor in Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry Professor McGuigan received her PhD at the University of Toronto and completed postdoctoral research at Harvard University and Stanford University before joining U of T …
    • Dr. Edwards Receives Genome Canada GAPP Award

      Dr. Edwards Receives Genome Canada GAPP Award

      BioZone’s Elizabeth Edwards along with partners from SiREM and Federated Co-operative LTD has been awarded a Genome Canada Genomics Applied Partnership Program (GAPP) grant. Please see the UofT News story below: New funding from Genome Canada will help Elizabeth Edwards …
    • Professor Elizabeth Edwards wins Killam Prize

      Professor Elizabeth Edwards wins Killam Prize

        Elizabeth Edwards is one of the five recipients of this year’s Killam Prizes, presented by the Canada Council for the Arts. (Photo: Jen Hsu) Professor Elizabeth Edwards (ChemE) has been named among this year’s Killam Prize winners. Presented by …
    • UofT Chemical Engineering Awards

      UofT Chemical Engineering Awards

      Three students from BioZone received awards at the Annual Chemical Engineering Dinner this year. Darren Rodenhizer – Frank Howard Guest Bursary Olivia Molenda – Diran Basmadjian Graduate Scholarship in Chemical Engineering & Applied Chemistry Mabel Wong – William E. Graydon …
    • Levente Diosady Named Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada

      Professor Levente Diosady (6T6, PhD 7T2) has been elected fellow of the Royal Society of Canada (RSC) on the basis of his exceptional contributions to Canadian intellectual life. The Society’s mission is to recognize scholarly, research and artistic excellence, to …
    • $2.8 million research grant boosts the search for ‘green plastics’

      Tyler Irving Paper or plastic? This seemingly mundane question captures one of our biggest sustainability challenges: although paper is renewable and biodegradable, for many uses non-degradable plastic still wins out due to its resilience and versatility. Now, thanks to a …
    • New NSERC Strategic Grant

      The Department of Chemical Engineering & Applied Chemistry received 4 NSERC strategic grants with one of them being awarded to the Professor Grant Allen from BioZone. The objective of NSERC’s strategic grants program is to increase research and training in targeted …
    • Connaught Funds Research at Chemical Engineering

      Eleven U of T researchers have been awarded a grand total of $933,800 from the university’s own research funding source, the Connaught Fund. Professor Radhakrishnan Mahadevan from BioZone has been funded for his project titled, “Production of bio-based 1,3-butanediol.” Founded in 1972, …
    • New $5-million NSERC Strategic Network

      New $5-million NSERC Strategic Network

      A major new Canadian initiative on the use of enzymes for environmentally sound manufacturing processes was announced today and will be led by ChemE Professor Elizabeth Edwards. The Industrial Biocatalysis Network (IBN) is a 5-year, $5 million project involving nine researchers from U …