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Engineering Research Day 2022: Building a Sustainable Future

May 19 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Engineering Research Day Events

On Thursday, May 19, 2022 the Engineering Dean’s Office will host the second annual Engineering Research Day. This year’s theme of Building a Sustainable Future spotlights the unique role engineering professionals play in building a brighter future for all.

The event features a series of keynotes talks and panel discussions on various themes related to Engineering Sustainability. Please see the schedule and register for the event at-large below.

The program will feature:

  1. Interactive fireside chats with keynote speakers (hybrid)
  2. Panels on sustainability and resilience across different disciplines (hybrid)
  3. Student networking lunch (in-person only)
  4. Booths from U of T Engineering research centres and institutes (hybrid)
  5. Open networking reception (in-person only)

Engaging panel sessions will include:

  • Putting the Engineering in Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Investing
  • Engineering Resilient Healthcare Systems: Lessons from the Pandemic
  • Sustainable Talent: Educating the 21st Century Engineer
  • Climate Positive & Sustainable Campus

Networking Lunch

As part of the day, the Faculty has organized a networking lunch with alumni and industry reps for graduate students and trainees only.

When: Thursday, May 19, 2022  (11:50 am – 1:10 pm)

Where: Myhal Centre for Engineering Innovation & Entrepreneurship (5th-floor atrium)  

This is an opportunity to connect with alumni at various stages of their careers in a casual and semi-structured environment, to gain insight into potential career paths and opportunities outside academia, and to build your network. Our guests are working in diverse areas such as:   

  • Digital Health 
  • Public Health 
  • Energy and sustainability solutions 
  • Entrepreneurship / Angel Investing 
  • Urban Transport 
  • Consulting 
  • Data Science 
  • Materials Science 

Lunch and refreshments will be provided. Registration for the networking lunch is limited by capacity and is offered on a first-come-first-served basis. Please register for the networking lunch below while space remains! 

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