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Company Overview of University of Toronto

Company Overview

University of Toronto is an educational institution that offers undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs in arts, science, dentistry, law, medicine, music, nursing, pharmacy, and physical and health education. University of Toronto was formerly known as King’s College and changed its name to University of Toronto in January 1850. The institution was founded in 1827 and is based in Toronto, Canada.

27 King's College Circle

Toronto, ON M5S 1A1


Founded in 1827





Key Executives for University of Toronto

Adjunct Professor of Physiology
University Professor in the Departments of Molecular Genetics, Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2017.

University of Toronto Key Developments

University of Toronto Presents at 2017 World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology, Jul-23-2017

University of Toronto Presents at 2017 World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology, Jul-23-2017 . Venue: Palais des congrès de Montréal, Montréal, Quebec, Canada. Speakers: Spencer Imbrogno, MASc Chemical Engineering Student.

University of Toronto Presents at Powdermet2017, Jun-15-2017

University of Toronto Presents at Powdermet2017, Jun-15-2017 . Venue: Las Vegas, Nevada, United States. Speakers: Cheng-Tse Wu, Zhonghui Jiao.

Drone Delivery Canada Enters into A Sponsored Research and Collaboration Agreement with the University of Toronto and Defence Research and Development Canada

Drone Delivery Canada announced that it has entered into a Sponsored Research and Collaboration Agreement with the University of Toronto and Defence Research and Development Canada through the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada Collaborative Research and Development granting program to jointly develop a vision-based navigation solution for UAV's (drones) to safely navigate without the reliance of GPS technology. For the company, the partnership will provide the company leading technology on the forefront of Drone Auto-Pilot Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) Technology to safely navigate without the reliance of GPS technology, moving DDC another significant step closer to commercialization. In this partnership, DDC will benefit from the intellectual property developed and will Integrate into its Proprietary FLYTE Auto-Pilot System. The development initiative will be co-led by Professor Angela Schoellig and Professor Tim Barfoot of the University of Toronto's Institute of Aerospace Studies (UTIAS). Professor Schoellig heads up the Dynamic Systems Lab at UTIAS. She is also an Associate Director of the newly founded Center for Aerial Robotics Research and Education (CARRE) at the University of Toronto. With her team, she conducts research at the interface of robotics, controls and machine learning. Professor Schoellig has been working with aerial vehicles for the past eight years and, more recently, has applied her motion planning, control and learning algorithms to self-driving vehicles. Professor Barfoot, who holds a Canada Research Chair (Tier II) in Autonomous Space Robotics, is an expert in vision-based navigation and is the Principal Investigator of the Autonomous Space Robotics Lab (ASRL) at UTIAS. Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC) is co-funding this project alongside DDC. DRDC is the national leader in defense and security science and technology and is the agency of Canada's Department of National Defense (DND), DRDC provides DND, the Canadian Armed Forces and other government departments as well as the public safety and national security communities, the knowledge and technological advantage needed to defend and protect Canada's interests at home and abroad.

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