(Clockwise from top left) Inga Hipsz, Michael Kropp, Serena Mandla, Giovanni Grasselli, Paul Acchione and David Poirier (supplied images)

U of T Engineering professor, alumni receive 2024 Ontario Professional Engineers Awards

Six members of the Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering community – one professor and five alumni – have been recognized by the Ontario Society of Professional Engineers and Professional Engineers Ontario with 2024 Ontario Professional Engineers Awards.  

These awards recognize engineers who have made exceptional contributions to the profession and to society. 

  • Giovanni Grasselli, professor, department of civil and mineral engineering – Entrepreneurship Medal
  • Paul Acchione – Distinguished Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Michael Kropp – Engineering Excellence in Industry Medal
  • Inga Hipsz and David Poirier – Management Medal
  • Serena Mandla – Young Engineer Award

“These outstanding engineers demonstrate the range of contributions that our faculty and alumni are making across multiple fields, from founding new companies and managing significant Canadian organizations, to serving in leadership roles in the profession and in the community,” said Christopher Yip, dean of the Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering.

“On behalf of the faculty, my heartfelt congratulations on these well-deserved recognitions.”  

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