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aUToronto is UofT%u2019s only student led self-driving car team. We are one of eight collegiate teams from across North America designing developing and building an SAE Level 3 autonomous passenger vehicle in order to compete in the GM/SAE Autodrive challenge.

Blue Sky Solar Racing

We are one of the largest undergraduate student-run design teams at UofT that specializes in the design, construction, and competition of solar-powers electric vehicles. The team runs biennial cycles to participate in the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge, a 3000 km race across Australia from Darwin in the North, to Adelaide in the South. Over 100 industry partners have teamed up with us this year, in addition to the support from our Faculty and Alumni, for one grand push to make Blue Sky one of the top solar car teams in the World!

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Bridges to Prosperity

The Bridges to Prosperity University of Toronto Chapter is a group of students dedicated to raising awareness and making a positive impact on student and global life. At the University of Toronto, we work to enrich student life through educational events and speaker series, allowing students to apply their education in meaningful ways. This includes events such as bridge design workshops, teaching students the actual process we go through to design our bridges, AutoCAD and construction skills workshops, as well as our annual bridge design competition. Globally, we help bridge the gap of isolation in developing communities around the world through the strategic funding design and construction of footbridges for communities facing impassable obstacles. We provide infrastructure that enables isolated communities to access health care, education and economic opportunities. So far, our chapter has completed footbridge projects in Patzula, Guatemala and Chillcani, Bolivia!

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CECA UofT Student Chapter

The CECA/NECA Student Chapter at the University of Toronto enables members to connect with industry representatives in the field of electrical contracting. We aim to enhance the student experience by providing students with opportunities to get field exposure and learn practical aspects of sustainable building innovation and construction management, as well as networking and career building opportunities. Additionally, students will get an opportunity to explore the basic aspects of the BIM process and can go through the process of responding to an RFP. The club also allows students to get practical knowledge on running an organization by becoming either team leaders of projects or executive members of the club. In doing so, students will develop and perfect leadership, team working and project management skills.

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Destination Imagination

Destination Imagination Inc. (DI) is the world%u2019s largest creativity and problem solving competition. DI is made up of two components: the central challenge and the instant challenge. Each year five central challenges are issued, combining in varying degrees the following four main themes: technical design, theatre arts, structural/architectural design and improvisation. The central challenges are prepared by teams in advance to the competition date. In addition to the major components of the central challenges, teams are able to highlight their unique talents and skills through marked components called Side Trips, which allow the team to create, perform or design anything they desire. Unlike the central challenge that is prepared prior to the competition, the instant challenge is given to the team during a short time frame at the tournament. The instant challenge tests the ability of teams to think on their feet and create quick solutions to problems. The U of T Destination Imagination teams compete in Ontario on a provincial level and represents Canada internationally at the Global Finals in Knoxville, TN, where they compete against Universities worldwide. U of T DI also provides mentorship to many high school and elementary level teams through workshops and presentations, as well as aid in the appraising of these levels of competition at local competitions. U of T DI currently has the highest ranked University Level Canadian Destination Imagination team and holds much prestige and respect in the DI community.

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Human Powered Vehicles Design Team

The Human-Powered Vehicles Design Team (HPVDT) is a student organization at the University of Toronto that is focused on the design and construction of innovative, high-performance, human-powered vehicles. Our goal is to provide students with practical, hands-on experience in engineering design while promoting efficiency, sustainability and the use of human power as a means of reducing society's impact on the environment.

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iGEM Toronto

University of Toronto iGEM (International Genetically Engineered Machine) is a student association dedicated to the practice of synthetic biology and dissemination of its scientific foundations. Every year our team designs and executes a synthetic biology research project, and joins teams from across the world to compete at the iGEM Grand Jamboree conference in Boston, Massachusetts, USA in November.

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NeurotechUofT develops brain computer interfaces (BCIs), a combination of software and hardware that analyses brain activity and other physiological properties in order to perform an intended action. Our main goal is to drive undergraduate neurotechnology innovation. Our activities and initiatives include: --Hosting student-led research and development projects --Providing resources and equipment, maintaining a neurotech design/testing facility, and organizing initiatives that encourage idea exchange among our community. --Participating in international competitions to prepare our members for their professional development within the neurotechnology industry and other related industries. --Our strong mentorship program, which includes biweekly workshops, helps individuals with limited knowledge gain a strong understanding of the core principles of neurotechnology in a social and collaborative environment.

Robotics for Space Exploration (RSX)

RSX is a student design team with a focus on robotics in space applications. Its largest project is to design and build a rover to complete a variety of tasks that simulate what a Mars rover would do. This effort culminates in an annual competition in Utah with dozens of universities from around the world. The club also competes at the CanSat competition to build a glider launched from a rocket that takes atmospheric readings during a controlled descent. In addition to the projects, the club also hosts SEEK, a hackathon for high school and university students, in which competitors build RC robots to complete a specific task.

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Spark Design Club

The Spark Design Club aims to promote creativity and design on campus. We hold workshops to build interactive electro-mechanical displays that demonstrate engineering principles and create a fun and inspiring atmosphere for our peers. We invite fellow students (Sparkers) to the workshops to design, build, and learn all aspects of creating a display. Some of our our past displays include a giant switchboard, a human-powered car racing game, and a giant connect-4. Each year, we also make a F!rosh week display matching the theme!

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ThrillX is a club that ties in 'fun' with engineering. This entails many industries such as toys, amusement park rides, gaming, animations etc. We aim to provide students with opportunities to learn, design and network. This will be done through workshops, charity events, info sessions and speed interviews.

Troitsky Bridge Building Club

The University of Toronto Troitsky Bridge Building Club is open to all engineering undergraduate students. The task is to design and construct a bridge of popsicle sticks, (hereinafter %u201Cthe Bridge%u201D) for the annual Troitsky Bridge Building Competition held in Concordia University (hereinafter %u201Cthe Competition%u201D). This is an opportunity for students to practice structural engineering in a team setting and to learn the management of a design and construction project.


University of Toronto Aerospace Team

The University of Toronto Aerospace Team (UTAT) is a multidisciplinary aerospace design team operating four competitive branches with domain specialties in aerial robotics, rocketry, space systems, and unmanned aerial vehicles. With those divisions UTAT competes in five competitions annually, adding a sixth in academic 2017-18. UTAT also runs an outreach division responsible for developing excitement for aerospace in the population at large. With a sweeping mandate, UTAT's outreach division's activities in 2017-18 include highschool outreach across Canada, the planning of three major events, and the development of a strong network of aerospace clubs to develop the nation's aerospace portfolio. UTAT's technical divisions have sweeping plans too. The Aerial Robotics division is in the early stages of testing of a new competition vehicle to participate in the Medical Express competition in Australia. For this competition the division will be developing a vehicle on the cutting edge of UAV technology. The Rocketry division is developing a rocket to shatter the Canadian hybrid rocketry altitude record next year and study rocket aerodynamics. Finally the Space Systems division is completing the design for a microbiology satellite which is scheduled for launch in 2019. UTAT's mandate is to develop industry-level expertise in students of aerospace and related industries. It is open to all students in all faculties pursuing all degrees.

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University of Toronto Baja Team

Want to go fast and get big air? The U of T Baja Team designs and builds an off-road vehicle to compete in the Baja SAE Collegiate Design Series. The competition pits over 100 universities from around the world in a series of events meant to test the vehicle%u2019s capabilities and push it to its limits. The competition culminates in a wheel-to-wheel endurance race over a course of dirt, mud, rocks, logs, and jumps. Our team offers all members the opportunity to develop and apply their design, technical, and organizational skills to all aspects of the car%u2019s design and construction.

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University of Toronto Chemical Vehicles (UTCV) - formerly ChemE Car

In pursuit of a true multidisciplinary, hands-on experience, undergraduate chemical engineering students founded the University of Toronto Chemical Vehicles Design Team (formerly ChemE Car). The team%u2019s primary focus is to research, design, build, integrate, and optimize different systems to create a small, autonomous, chemically powered car every year. If you are interested in working in a safe laboratory environment, learning about innovative electrochemistry and reaction kinetics, building cars, or even working behind the scenes to manage resources, logistics, and events planning, then UTCV is the team to join. Check us out at , or email us at

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University of Toronto Concrete Canoe Team

The University of Toronto Concrete Canoe Team is a multidisciplinary design team run by engineering students. We take concrete, a dense and typically unintuitive material for shipbuilding, and experiment until it is strong in tension and lighter than water! We then design, test, and construct a fully seaworthy concrete canoe and race it against other universities in Canada, often placing among the top teams. New members are always welcome!

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University of Toronto Concrete Toboggan Team

Are you interested in racing 300lb toboggans at break-neck speeds down a ski hill? Here%u2019s your chance! We are a student engineering design team intent on creating the world%u2019s best concrete toboggan. We compete annually in the Great Northern Concrete Toboggan Race as representatives of the University of Toronto. The rules are simple: Design and build a toboggan capable of safely carrying five riders down a hill, with running surfaces made of concrete. The competition also includes a technical exhibition where we are judged on our designs and concrete mixes. If you have any questions, send us an email at or visit

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University of Toronto Formula Racing

University of Toronto Formula Racing is a student-run engineering design team. Every year we design, build and race a new formula-styled vehicle. We compete against 700 other schools in the world's largest student design series, called Formula SAE. Each year we travel to races in Canada, United States, and Europe. Our team was incepted in 1998, and has since seen much success. We are located in HA102, and are always open for interested students to drop by and join!

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University of Toronto Machine Intelligence Student Team (UTMIST)

UTMIST is a club dedicated to clearing the mist surrounding machine intelligence. Machine intelligence is a field that involves many significant applications such as self-driving cars, facial recognition, and search engines. We are passionate about exploring and applying the fields of machine intelligence to real-world scenarios. We hold project-based workshops and events centered around topics such as machine learning and data science. Our club provides opportunities for members to discuss and pursue research into the latest machine learning techniques and to apply them to emerging applications. Our club is an inclusive community for students coming from all backgrounds of knowledge and experience.


University of Toronto Project Holodeck (UTOPH)

The virtual and augmented reality design club at the University of Toronto


University of Toronto Robotics Association

The University of Toronto Robotics Association (UTRA) is an organization composed of U of T alumni, professors and undergraduate students from the Faculties of Applied Science & Engineering and Arts & Science. The Association was formed in the winter of 2002 with the objective to design, build and maintain robots to be used in internationally recognized robotics competitions such as SAE Walking Robot Challenge, BattleBots, Motorama, Robot Riots Competition, and RoboCup. Students gain valuable experience in activities ranging from the designing and manufacturing robots to financial management and most importantly, real-world application of their education. We will be committed to further promoting the educational impact of UTRA by organizing seminars pertaining to university research and the robotics industry as a whole. We are also committed to the community through high school outreach by promoting the fields of engineering, robotics, and the University as a whole.

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University of Toronto Seismic Design Team

The University of Toronto Seismic Design Team (UTSD) is comprised of both engineering and architectural undergraduates who collaborate on designing, building, and analyzing a scaled balsa wood model of a high rise structure. In the annual EERI Undergraduate Seismic Design Competition (SDC), the team will be judged on the structural model%u2019s seismic performance, delivery of an oral presentation, poster design, architectural design and general workmanship. Collectively, all of these criteria are captured in a final score called the Final Annual Building Income (FABI) which is used to determine the winner. By designing a robust yet cost effective structure, UTSD team members are given an excellent hands-on opportunity to learn the basic principles of structural and seismic engineering in an out of classroom environment.

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University of Toronto Supermileage

The University of Toronto Supermileage Team is an engineering design team with the goal of designing lightweight, ultra-fuel efficient vehicles - each going a little bit further than the last. We hope that not only members of our team, but students across our campus will be inspired to be environmentally conscious in their lives and future careers. Our ultimate goal is to promote the importance of energy efficient vehicles not only throughout our university campus but into our community and the automotive industry. Each year we compete at the annual Shell Eco Marathon Americas competition. Winners of this competition are the teams that go the furthest using the least amount of energy. The event sparks debate about the future of mobility and inspires young engineers to push the boundaries of fuel efficiency.

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