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    Milos Popovic, PhD

    • Oversees all BME related activities

    Associate Director, Graduate Programs

    Hai-Ling Margaret Cheng, PhD, PEng

    • Oversees MASc and PhD graduate programs
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    Associate Director, Professional Programs

    Paul Yoo, PhD, PEng

    • Oversees MEng graduate program

    Associate Director, Community & Inclusion

    Penney Gilbert, PhD

    Email & Telephone:

    • Shaping the future of BME by fostering an environment of mentorship, inclusivity, and collaboration among students and faculty

    Associate Director, Scientific Research

    Craig Simmons, PhD, PEng

    Email & Telephone:

    • Lead strategic initiatives in elevating research excellence and fostering a culture of innovation

    Student Support

    Hours & Location

    • Starting September 11th: Monday to Friday | 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. | MB317
    • Office under renovation. Staff are working remotely. Please reach out using the link below or email staff members directly. We appreciate your patience during this transition.

    BME Help Centre

    Have a question? We’re here to help. On average, staff will respond to email inquiries within two business days. U of T members can submit a help ticket (UTORid login required) to receive a priority response!

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    Teaching Lab & Design Studio Technician


    • Undergraduate teaching facilities operation
    • Undergraduate program support
    • Health and safety support based on EHS guidelines
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    Industrial Program Manager & Internship Coordinator

    Teresa Adderley, MSc

    • MEng program administration
    • MEng admissions
    • Internship coordination (i.e., BME1899Y)
    • Industry liaison

    Grad & Undergrad Admin Coordinator (on leave)

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    • Graduate programs support (candidacy, completion, etc.)
    • Admissions support
    • Undergrad programs support
    • Course scheduling

    Graduate Administrator & Communications Assistant

    Mandeep Jajj, MEd

    • Academic activities (meetings, defense, etc.)
    • Funding (agreements, fellowship payments)
    • PhD Final Oral Exam
    • Program enrolment
    • Website updates

    Education Officer

    Jason Wen, PhD

    • Programs management
    • Academic administration
    • Student progress consultation
    • Conflict resolution
    • Process improvement strategy
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    Teaching Lab Technician

    Mehrnaz Amani, MSc

    Email & Telephone:

    • Undergraduate teaching lab operation
    • Undergraduate program Support

    • Member of BME JHSC Committee

    Maisha Maliyat

    Grad & Undergrad Admin Coordinator

    Maisha Maliyat

    • Graduate programs support (candidacy, completion, etc.)
    • Admissions support
    • Undergrad programs support
    • Course scheduling

    Business, Facilities, and Operations

    Hours & Location

    • Monday to Friday | 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
    • 164 College St.
    • Office currently under construction

    Faculty & Staff Portal

    Have questions about administrative processes? Check out our resources on the SharePoint site. UTORid login is required.


    Manager of Operations

    Barbara Alexander

    • Manages facilities information
    • Operations and space management
    • Institute event planning
    • Co-chair, BME JHS Committee
    • Personnel hiring
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    Operations Assistant


    • Expense reimbursement
    • Coordinating speaker lunch
    • Keycard access administration
    Paul Ceruti

    Administrator & Finance officer

    Paul Ceruti

    • Processing, Administration & Reporting of Operating Funds
    • Payroll/HRIS Administration for Faculty, Staff, Casuals, Students, PDF, and SRA/RA

    Finance Officer, Research

    Connie Xue

    • Administering financial transactions
    • Financial administration of research grants & contracts (renewals, extensions, closeouts)
    • Advise faculty & staff on policies/procedures on accounts payable, receivable, purchasing and corporate purchasing cards
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    Project Coordinator

    Ashley Miles, MSc

    • Supports project initiatives
    • Coordinates and monitors activities
    • Faculty support for promotions, appointments, and annual reviews

    Scientific Manager

    Qin Dai, PhD

    • Marketing & brand
    • Media production
    • Social media & website
    • Student recruitment
    • Alumni relations

    Information Technologist

    Mark Wyprzal

    • Technical support for computer and network equipment
    • Resolve local hardware and network issues
    • Recommend computer hardware and software
    • Audio/visual support

    Visitor Information

    Engineering Tours

    The Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering offers guided tours of the Engineering facilities at our downtown Toronto location on the St. George campus.

    Book your tour »



    The closest subway stop to Engineering at U of T is Queen's Park Subway Station. Streetcars also run along College Street and Spadina Avenue.

    To visit us by transit, please visit the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) website »

    Engineering Map

    The Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering is housed within 17 buildings on the St. George Campus on the south side of campus between Spadina Avenue and University Avenue close to College Street.

    View map of the Engineering complex »


    University of Toronto Tours

    Walking tours of the St. George campus depart from the Nona Macdonald Visitors Centre, located at 25 King's College Circle. General tours are offered daily Monday through Friday at 11:00 am and 2:00 pm, and on Saturdays and Sundays at 11:00 am.

    Register for a campus tour »



    The closest underground parking garage to the Engineering Complex is in the Bahen Centre for Information Technology, located at 40 St. George Street. The entrance to the parking garage is accessible from Huron Street.

    More information about parking on the St. George campus »

    University of Toronto Maps

    Explore maps of the St. George, Mississauga and Scarborough Campuses at the University of Toronto.

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