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The Engage AI app, a fourth-year undergraduate Capstone project, captures facial analytics during a virtual lecture to determine the percentage of active students (those looking at the screen) along with those who are ‘happy’ or ‘drowsy,’ as displayed in the app’s dashboard. Team members include Janpreet Singh Chandhok, Manik Chaudhery and Jeremy Stairs (all CompE 2T0 +PEY) and Raman Mangla (CompE 2T1). (Image courtesy: Engage AI team)

Award-winning app helps profs make online lectures more engaging

Left to right: Shijie Liu (MIE MASc candidate), Yi (Sheldon) Xu (MIE postdoctoral fellow) and Celine Xiao (MIE PhD candidate) work on an electrochemical cell in their lab. The students are members of Team E-quester, which has earned a $250,000 XPRIZE Carbon Removal Student Award. (Photo: Yong Zhao)

U of T Engineering team earns US $250,000 in global XPRIZE Carbon Removal Student Award

The 2021 Engineering Alumni Network Awards winners were honoured for their contributions in a range of fields, from aerospace to sports medicine. Winners include ECE alumni Rami Rahim (ElecE 9T4), Ron Taylor (ElecE 6T1), Vivienne Sze (ElecE 0T3 + PEY), Paul Malozewski (ElecE 8T3) and Dana Kokoska (ElecE 2T0 + PEY).

ECE alumni among those honoured with 2021 Engineering Alumni Network Awards

Stephanie Obeta (Year 4 ChemE) is one of two inaugural recipients of the CGI Scholarship for the Advancement of Black Women in Engineering. (Photo courtesy: Stephanie Obeta)

New scholarships support underrepresented groups in Engineering

ECE Professor Willy Wong has discovered a mathematical relationship in the sensory adaption response curve that is true for all sensory modalities and all organisms. The equation (top-right) is SS = √PR x SR. (Photo: Matthew Tierney)

A universal law of physiology emerges from ECE professor’s research

Professor Micah Stickel (ECE) has served as Vice-Dean, First Year for U of T Engineering and Acting Vice-Provost, Students and Vice-Provostial Advisor on Students. (Photo: Laura Pedersen)

Professor Micah Stickel receives an OCUFA Teaching Award

Left to right: Vishweswar Eswaran (Year 1 ElecE), Maansi Suri (Year 1 MechE) and Angel Rajotia (Year 1 EngSci) are this year’s Pearson Scholars from U of T Engineering. (Photos submitted)

‘High energy and optimism’: International Pearson Scholars start at U of T Engineering

Professor Bruno Korst has joined the ECE Department. In his teaching, he aims to to encourage and guide students' curiosity and to present theory in a way that enables them to easily make connections to its application. (Photo courtesy: Bruno Korst)

ECE welcomes new faculty member Professor Bruno Korst

Left to right: Nelson Lee and Ethan Hugh (both Year 2 CompE) are the founders of Haven. (Photo: Lumuat Dinder)

Student-built Haven app aims to help prevent sexual assault

U of T alumnus Lyndon Chan hopes to boost political engagement with Parlawatch, an online tool that scrapes official transcripts from Question Period and uses natural language processing to generate daily summaries. (Photo courtesy of Lyndon Chan)

Startup led by U of T alumni uses AI to help Canadians track parliamentary proceedings

ECE Professor George Eleftheriades achieved a practical mechanism for ‘full-duplex nonreciprocity,’ a property in metamaterials that allows for manipulation of both incoming and reflective beams of light. (Photo: Matthew Tierney)

New metamaterial with unusual reflective property could boost your WiFi signal

Professor Xilin Liu advances the technologies of integrated circuits and machine learning to help modulate brain networks for applications in health care, such as relieving or suppressing neurological disorders and conditions. (Photo: Jaxson Batter)

ECE welcomes new faculty member Professor Xilin Liu

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