Deep learning pioneer and University Professor Emeritus Geoffrey Hinton and Wattpad CEO Allen Lau, a U of T alumnus, joined more than 600 speakers at Collision this year (photo of Hinton by Daniel Ehrenworth; photo of Lau courtesy of Wattpad)
Corridor Water Technologies, which aims to use a passive irrigation controller to aid agriculture in regions without electricity, grew out of U of T lab research that involved trips to meet local famers in Nicaragua (photo by dimarik via Getty Images)
Robert Kozak and Samira Mubareka, both in U of T’s department of laboratory medicine and pathobiology and at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, cultured the novel coronavirus behind COVID-19 from clinical specimens (photo by Nick Iwanyshyn)
U of T Scarborough alumnus Efosa Obano helped launch the African Impact Challenge, which recently received recognition from the United Nations, during his undergrad at U of T Scarborough (photo by Ken Jones)
Alum and mentor Dr. Cindy Sinclair (left) is a former staff member at the University of Toronto, former President of the OISE Alumni Association, and President of Sinclair Consulting Services. Dr. Salma Siddiqui (right) is an international medical graduate from India who is pursuing her MEd degree in the department of leadership, higher and adult education at OISE.
Chloe Ho (BSc 2006 UTSC), Andrew Situ (BA 2019 UTSC), Paris Ning (BSc 2014 UTSC, MESc 2015) and Dorinda So (BBA 2009 UTSC) wish for everything from more acceptance in the world to a specialized camera lens for birding.
Ryan Henderson, an alumnus of U of T’s Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing who is a trauma ICU nurse at St. Michael’s Hospital, helped bring home Canadians who were stuck on the Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan (photo by Gustavo Toledo)