Prof. Erin Bobicki with the Department of Materials Science and Engineering is one of 56 faculty members at U of T who is receiving the Connaught New Researcher Award. She is receiving the award to further her research into the reduction of water and energy use in mineral processing.
The annual awards are only provided to U of T assistant professors within the first five years of a tenured-stream academic appointment to help them establish strong research programs. This year the Connaught Fund is awarding a total of $994,000 to 56 researchers across a range of disciplines. See below for a full list of recipients.