Around the world, billions of people expect clean, safe drinking water whenever they turn on a tap. Through strategic partnerships with industry and governments, Civil Engineering professors Ron Hofmann and Bob Andrews are ensuring that they get it not only today, but for decades to come.
After struggling to make sense of financial data, Vuru co-founder Niles Lawrence envisioned an analysis engine capable of coupling raw data together and preparing beautiful reports. Three years in, the company has earned accolades from Silicon Valley to Toronto’s Startup Ecosystem.
Associate Professor James Carlyle was unconvinced at first. His doctoral student Oscar Aguilar had just brought him lab data showing how “natural killer” or NK cells, a key part of the immune system’s defence against pathogens and cancer, are targeted by a common virus.