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NeurotechUofT

In short, we try to "hack the brain"! We drive undergraduate neurotech innovation by doing cool projects, sharing ideas and moments, and giving you the preliminary equipment to make brain-computer interfaces (BCI).

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University of Toronto Formula Racing Team

The University of Toronto Formula Racing Team is an undergraduate design team that designs and builds a small formula-style racecar every year and competes in the international Formula SAE and Formula Student series in North America and Europe.

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U of T Baja Team

The U of T Baja Team designs, builds, and races a custom off-road vehicle. Every year the team competes against other universities from around the world, to test the vehicle's acceleration, handling, suspension, and ruggedness. The U of T Baja is built to handle anything: rocks, logs, water, jumps, snow, ice, and LOTS of dirt!

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University of Toronto Project Holodeck (UTOPH)

This is U of TÆs virtual and augmented reality design club. There are two main parts to the vision of Project Holodeck: one is to create an increasingly large database or server housing significant historical and present day locations and people, built from pictures and accounts from others. Two is to integrate existing technologies and develop our own to create as immersive and realistic an experience of virtual reality as possible. This projectÆs application is transferrable and extendable to practically any industry. It can be used to give people an immersive experience of what history was like, teach people hands-on skills, practice dangerous or impractical tasks, or simply have fun. Project Holodeck will let people boldly go where no one has gone before!

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aUToronto

aUToronto is UofTÆs 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.

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Robotics for Space Exploration

RSX is a space robotics club which designs Mars rovers, constructs can-sized satellites, and hosts numerous design competitions, all with the goal of fostering teamwork and growth in our students. We allow anyone to join, regardless of experience level, as long as they're excited to be part of something great!

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University of Toronto Chemical Vehicles (UTCV)

In pursuit of a true multidisciplinary, hands-on experience, undergraduate chemical engineering students founded the University of Toronto Chemical Vehicles Design Team. The teamÆs primary focus is to research, design, build, integrate, and optimize different systems to create a small, autonomous, chemically powered car every year. However, we also work on various side-projects that focuses on building up technical and leadership knowledge of all team members and help to diversify the team as a whole. 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 plan events, then UTCV is the team to join. Check us out at http://utcv.ca and you can email us with your questions at contact.utcv@gmail.com.

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University of Toronto Seismic Design Team

UTSD is a seismic design team that competes in the annual undergraduate seismic design competition organized by the Earthquake Engineering Research Institute. As a part of the competition, we create a balsa wood tower which is tested for earthquake resilience. In addition to the competition, we organize outreach events such as construction workshops, design and analysis software learning sessions and talks from industry and research professionals.

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International Genetically Engineering Machines Toronto (iGEM Toronto)

We are a group of undergraduate and graduate students who represent the University of Toronto at the International Genetically Engineered Machines competition (iGEM). We provide students with opportunities for scientific research and leadership while promoting bioengineering and synthetic biology awareness.

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University of Toronto Aerospace Team

UTAT is a student design team that designs and builds drones, rockets and satellites for competitions and scientific research. The core objective of UTAT is to push the limit of student-led innovation.

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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, a Not Not Game, and a giant connect-4. Each year, we also make a F!rosh week display matching the theme!

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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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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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CECA UofT Student Chapter (Canadian Electrical Contrators Association)

The CECA/NECA Student Chapter at the University of Toronto enables members to connect with industry representatives in the field of building science. 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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Carbon Cutting Racers (formerly University of Toronto Supermileage)

The Carbon Cutting Racers team redefines the limits of fuel efficiency. The teamÆs goal is to push the boundaries of gasoline vehicle efficiency. Each year, we compete in the annual Shell Eco-marathon to test the performance of our car. We compete against other teams to see whose vehicle can go the farthest on the least amount of fuel. Building a winning car requires, innovative designs that are extremely lightweight. Our team is entirely student run and brings together students from multiple disciplines to build the most fuel-efficient vehicle.

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University of Toronto Concrete Toboggan Team

We are a design team with one simple goal: to design, build and safely race a concrete toboggan each and every year for the Great Northern Concrete Toboggan Race. The annual Great Northern Concrete Toboggan Race (GNCTR) started in 1974 at the University of Alberta. The main objective was simple; create a toboggan with a running surface made entirely out of concrete which is capable of carrying five riders safely down a hill. Since then, the rules have evolved slightly (including the addition of brakes and steering systems), but the heart of the competition has remained unchanged. We design and build everything ourselves, and compete annually in this national event. As a part of this competition, teams are challenged to design their toboggan to optimize for several different criteria including performance, theoretical design, sustainability and concrete mix design. The unique design challenge forces students to think outside the box and gives them the opportunity to apply engineering principles and techniques learned in class on an actual design product. In addition to practicing these engineering theories, students gain hands-on experience and networking opportunities with a variety of industry professionals.

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Blue Sky Solar Racing

Blue Sky Solar Racing is a student run design team that specializes in the design, build and racing of solar powered cars. Our goal as a team is to promote sustainable technology, and to provide students with an opportunity to develop themselves outside of the classroom. Over the past 22 years we have built 9 solar cars and partook in competitions all around the world. We are currently in the process of designing and building our 10th generation solar car for the 2019 World Solar Challenge.

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UT BIOME

UT BIOME is an undergraduate, multidisciplinary design team. We aim to develop and implement innovative biomedical devices to address individuals and communities in need. Our projects focus on the research and design, prototyping, and testing phases of product development, providing a hands-on environment for undergraduate students to learn and apply their knowledge in the biomedical sciences. Overall, UT BIOME is a great way to get involved in the design process and be informed about the forefront of innovation in biomedical industry.

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University of Toronto Project Airlock Team

The University of Toronto Project Airlock team was founded in February of 2018 by a group of six undergraduate engineering students who aimed to push the boundaries of engineering through tackling space colonization challenges. Since its founding, Project Airlock has procured a team of highly passionate undergraduate students with a simple mission: to change perceptions of space colonization from fiction into reality by showing the world it is possible. The Project Airlock team is a planetary colonization design team that is currently participating in the 'Project Airlock Challenge' which is a competition held by the University of British Columbia. The competition runs from March 2018 up until May 2020. The Project Airlock team consists of four technical design units that specifically develop the airlock, as well as three business units that conduct marketing, sponsorship and financing activities. Each of these units are led by a lead who is an executive member of the team. The four technical design units pertain to the components of the airlock - structural team, air circulation team, electrical team and environment team. These teams tackle challenges such as creating an optimized structure for Mars, providing necessary pressures and air compositions in the airlock, permitting electronic control of entry/exit system as well as designing against environmental hazards. The three business units pertain to the core business functions of the team - marketing, sponsorship and university relations. Through dedicated technical and business branches, Project Airlock aims to not only progress further on both fronts parallely, but also provide engineering students the opportunity to explore and develop vital business skills necessary in industry. Following the design phase, the team will shift focus towards manufacturing and testing the airlock. This involves the procurement of materials, the development of manufacturing processes to cost-effectively machine the parts, and conducting the assembly to test the design. Following the termination of the project after the May 2020 showcase, the club will focus on recruiting general members that are interested in learning about Mars colonization, and work with them to organize events for the engineering community that increase their awareness about the field. The club will continue to look for and participate in initiatives similar to the Project Airlock Challenge, which allow undergraduate students to solve pressing issues about planetary colonization from an engineering perspective.

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WearTech U of T

WearTech U of T is a club dedicated to promoting and enriching students with knowledge pertaining to wearable technologies through workshops, seminars and design projects. Students will be working with cutting-edge technologies including, but not limited to, software development, mobile development, embedded systems programming, hardware programming, and mechanical prototyping.

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UTRA

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, and the Robot Riots Competition. Students gain valuable experience in activities ranging from the engineering of the 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 lectures and 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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Troitsky Bridge Building

The University of Toronto Troitsky Bridge Building Club is open to all engineering undergraduate students. The task is to design and construct a bridge made of popsicle sticks for the annual Troitsky Bridge Building Competition held at Concordia University. 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!

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University of Toronto Microgravity Experiment Design Team

University of Toronto Microgravity Experiment Design Team is a club dedicated to the design and construction of experiments in microgravity. Annually, we enter in the Canadian Reduced Gravity Experiment Design Challenge. You have the opportunity to build and design an experiment that will actually be flown in microgravity.

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Future-Living Lab

We are a student-run innovation lab where creative ideas come to life. We aim to overcome barriers to affordable housing by designing and realizing affordable living options that enrich quality of life, community, and the environment. Students are invited to explore the issue of affordable housing, innovate through creative experimentation, and inspire change.

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