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Featured Alumni

Tasha Schumann

Tasha Schumann’s successful career as rap artist Tasha the Amazon comes as no surprise to her. After all, she has planned on being a musician since kindergarten.

Allen Lau

Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering | School of Graduate Studies

When a headline asks whether your company can “save reading”, you know you’ve got it made. Allen Lau’s Wattpad is on fire.

Anthony Lacavera

Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering

Telecommunications is a big industry, run by major players. Anthony Lacavera started Globalive and made room for one more.

Bill Buxton

Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering | School of Graduate Studies

Bill Buxton at any moment can be quoting Jimmy Hendrix, or Oscar Wilde, and the next moment talking about building birch bark canoes.

Bill Reeves

Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering | School of Graduate Studies

Bill Reeves can be immensely proud of the award-winning movies he helped create as a co-founder of Pixar Animation Studios.

Cameron Robertson

Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering | School of Graduate Studies

Cameron Robertson learned a lot about team-building at U of T. It started with rugby, but since then his career has literally taken off.

Fred Kan

Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering | Faculty of Law

It was 50 years ago, but Fred Kan still has fond memories of the time he helped organize an International Students Festival at U of T.

Gimmy Chu

Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering

Gimmy Chu says U of T encouraged him to think "outside and beyond the box" - and help build the most energy-efficient light bulb ever.

Gustavo Ramos

Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering

Gustavo Ramos was born near Sao Paulo but has had experiences in Canada that go well beyond what most visitors to this country have.

Isabel Bayrakdarian

Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering

Isabel Bayrakdarian’s plans for an engineering career took a 180° turn when she won the Metropolitan Opera’s National Council Auditions.

Jeffrey Skoll

Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering

As the first full-time employee and President of eBay, Jeff Skoll helped lead the company's successful initial public offering.

Julie Payette

Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering | School of Graduate Studies

It would be easy to describe Julie Payette’s career as an astronaut as "flying high". But she takes so many other things to the highest level.

Natalie Panek

Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering

A sense of wonder, plus intellectual excellence, has driven people to call Natalie Panek the Roberta Bondar of her generation.

Patrick Fung

Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering | Rotman School of Management

When eighteen-year-old Patrick Fung arrived at U of T in 1967, the warmth of the Canadian people helped him settle in.

Raffaello D’Andrea

Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering

Raffaello D’Andrea's experiments began early. He figured out - or not - aerodynamic stability by jumping from a rooftop with an umbrella.

Suneet Singh Tuli

Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering

Suneet Singh Tuli, CEO of Datawind Ltd., believes low-cost internet holds the key to eliminating illiteracy in developing countries.

Todd Reichert

Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering | School of Graduate Studies

Todd Reichert credits U of T for allowing him to explore so many different interests, including film studies, athletics and flight.
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