Identification of Microplastics using SEM-EDS and Image Processing Algorithms

Figure 1: Poster summarizing the research conducted Microplastics are defined as plastic particles less than 5mm in size. Sources of microplastics include synthetic clothing textiles, scrubbing agents in toiletries, plastic packaging, tires, etc. They can be found in various shapes such as fragments, films, fibers, and beads. Microplastics present significant challenges as their size makes … Continue reading Identification of Microplastics using SEM-EDS and Image Processing Algorithms

Project Engineering Intern at Ontario Power Generation

During my time at Ontario Power Generation I was involved in projects related to the modification of the stator cooling water system to prevent copper stator bar temperatures from rising. The modification involved two major projects: (a) Deoxygenation of the make up water tank modification and (b) conversion of the chemical regime of the stator … Continue reading Project Engineering Intern at Ontario Power Generation

hoopoloop

hoopoloop in news: https://mse.utoronto.ca/news/u-of-t-engineering-students-design-storage-solution-for-small-spaces/ Hoopoloop combines material and mechanical engineering know-how to provide an elegant solution for space conscious high-rise dwellers everywhere. High-rise condo dwellers have to make the most out of their small space. Sometimes, these high-rise dwellers have a structural column in their units, and they struggle to best utilize the space around … Continue reading hoopoloop