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Low-Carbon and Positive Energy Resilient Communities

We are pleased to invite you to a Webinar on October 12, 2021 organized by the Concordia Centre for Zero Energy Building Studies (CZEBS) and the Canadian Academy of Engineering (CAE) on Low-Carbon and Positive Energy Resilient Communities as part of the CAE Roadmap to Resilient Ultra-Low

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CAE Fellows Notice Board

Meet our New Fellows

Lorne M. Trottier

2021 Honorary Fellow

Lorne M. Trottier


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Congratulations to our very own Bruce Taylor on his Canada's Clean50 award ( for top consultant & enabler 2022!

Check the other 16 winners at and read the full press release at

#clean50 #Bcorp

Congratulations to the CAE Fellows who were named as @RSCTheAcademies Fellows:

Mohini Sain (@UofT)
Qiang Yang (@hkust)
Karim Zaghib (@KarimZaghib)
Masoud Farzaneh (@UQAC)

New water quality assessment technique could be a game changer

Finding innovative solutions: #UofTEngineering Professor Michael Sefton is exploring the potential of dendritic skin cells to transform type 1 #diabetes treatment 🔬:

Nous félicitons @michele_prevost @polymtl, chercheuse au CentrEau @universitelaval appuyé par le @FRQ_NT, nommée fellow de l'Académie canadienne du génie @TheCdnAcadofEng!
#communautéFRQ @CFSG_QC @CRSNG_NSERC @JaniceBailey6 @MELCC_Qc @CERC_CERC @AcfasNG

Congratulations to Tsinghua alumni Prof. Liu Xue (Steve) and Prof. David Zhang Dapeng for being selected as fellows by the Canadian Academy of Engineering (CAE) for their achievements in computing and biometrics. @TheCdnAcadofEng

A team of researchers from @uvic engineering, including Andrew Pape-Salmon, #FCAE, is providing critical expert advice to the Greater Victoria 2030 District, a group of property managers and owners who plan to cut emissions from 37 local buildings.

Amazing! Professor Marin Litoiu, @LassondeSchool and @YorkULAPS, has been inducted as a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering for his outstanding achievements and service. | @TheCdnAcadofEng #YUResearch

2/2: And congratulations to #NRCAero Dr. Priti Wanjara for also being elected as a Fellow, for her collaborations with the world’s leading engineering companies and contributions to fundamental and applied materials science!

1/2: Congratulations to #NRCPhotonics Dr. Ye Tao for being elected as a Fellow into the Canadian Academy of Engineering for his work on organic LEDs, photovoltaics and printable electronics over the past two decades!

Congratulations to Kim Sturgess, the 2021 recipient of the @TheCdnAcadofEng Léopold Nadeau Memorial Award.

Congratulations to #PolyUresearchers Prof. Cheng Li of the Department of #MechanicalEngineering & Prof. Guo Song of the Department of #Computing on being named #Fellows of the Canadian Academy of Engineering!

Congratulations Katrina Cecco @uoftmie @uoftengineering
for winning the 2021 CAE William G. Belfry SAE Award @TheCdnAcadofEng

Terrific news indeed.

Congratulations to Catherine Mavriplis (@CWSE_ON), #FCAE, who received the 'Award for the Support of Women in the Engineering Profession, 2021' in the @EngineersCanada Awards 2021.

Congratulations @RyersonFEAS Dean Tom Duever! We are proud of you! via @RyersonU

2021 CAE Scholarship Winners Announced!

Congrats to Shadman Sajid (@UCalgary) - 2021 CAE Bruce Aubin SAE Aerospace Design Award.

Congrats to Katrina Cecco (@UofT) - 2021 CAE William G. Belfry SAE Award.

Read our official news release here:

L’équipe de l’Académie Canadienne du génie vous souhaite de belles festivités de la Saint-Jean-Baptiste!

The Canadian Academy of Engineering team wishes everyone happy Saint-Jean-Baptiste festivities!

Congratulations to 5 @QueensEngineer community members being honoured by @TheCdnAcadofEng - Drs. Kim McAuley, Mark Diederichs and Ugo Piomelli, Provost & Vice-Principal (Academic) Mark F. Green, Sc’87 & alumna Kim Sturgess, Sc'77

Polytechnique Montréal .(@polymtl)achieves 30 by 30

Today we celebrate International Women in Engineering Day (#INWED2021).

At CAE, we strive to encourage the concept of engineering as a career for all, as well as celebrate all that women have contributed to the world of engineering.

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Professional Engineers Ontario (@PEO_HQ has inducted @UWindsorENG professor Waguih ElMaraghy into its Order of Honour. #UWinDailyNews ⬇️

Announced today, a noteworthy five #westernuEng faculty members have been named among the 52 new Fellows elected into @TheCdnAcadofEng. Congratulations to all! #westernu

Congrats to EVP Gary Smith on his election as a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering. Gary has spent 37 years improving the utility system across North America & the Caribbean. Congrats also to Octavia Dobre, Faisal Khan & Lorraine Mitchelmore. @CDNelectricity @MemorialU

Kudos to @CanCommSchols alumnus Mark Green (Cambridge, 1987), professor of civil engineering, and Provost & VP Academic @queensu on his election to Fellowship in @TheCdnAcadofEng

Une très belle reconnaissance reçue par le DG de l'ÉTS pour ses contributions à la profession d'ingénieur, décernée par @TheCdnAcadofEng #ETSMTL

Congrats to our Dr. Faisal Khan, @MUN_Engineering Assoc Dean Grad Studies & @MUN_CRISE Director, on his election as a Fellow of @TheCdnAcadofEng. Congrats also to @MemorialU Octavia Dobre, @Fortis_NA Gary Smith & to all newly elected #FCAE Fellows. 👏👏👏

Congratulations to Professor Sheryl Staub-French on being elected as a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering--one of the highest professional honours an engineer in Canada can receive! @sherylsf12 @TheCdnAcadofEng

Congratulations to Dr. Walter Mérida on being elected a fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineers! @UBC_wmerida @TheCdnAcadofEng

Congratulations to all new @TheCdnAcadofEng fellows, especially to @MemorialU #engineering profs Dr. Faisal Khan and Dr. Octavia Dobre, as well as @MUN_Engineering alumni Dr. Pengfei Liu with @UniofNewcastle and Gary Smith with @Fortis_NA on this well-deserved recognition.


Congratulations to @UCLA Prof. Asad Madni @ECE_UCLA for being elected one of only two @TheCdnAcadofEng 2021 International Fellows.

#EngineerTogether @IEEEorg

Proud and honored to join 51 other outstanding engineers as a Fellow of the @TheCdnAcadofEng!

@MUN_CRISE @MUN_Engineering @TheCdnAcadofEng @MemorialU @Fortis_NA Congratulations Dr. Khan and to all newly elected CAE Fellows. DYK - Dr. Khan established our Process Engineering Undergraduate Program @MUN_Engineering based on clean and green engineering principles & sustainable resource development - the 1st in Canada.👏

Congratulations to all the new @TheCdnAcadofEng Fellows, including Beth Parker a member of our Expert Panel on Harnessing Science and Technology to Understand the Environmental Impacts of Shale Gas Extraction (2014)


Congratulations to our very own Dr. Qiao Sun on being named one of the 52 new Fellows with the @TheCdnAcadofEng! #SchulichProud #YYC @UCalgary #Innovation #Research #Technology

Meet our new Canadian Academy of Engineering Fellows @MemorialU @MUN_Engineering @NRC_CNRC @TheCdnAcadofEng @EngAustralia @peg_nl

Congratulations to Halim Yanikomeroglu (@CarletonSce) who has received the IEEE Communications Society (@ComSoc) Fred W. Ellersick Prize.

Interested in floodplain mapping over large regions (Canada), population exposure and climate change impacts - join @ICLRCanada Friday Forum tomorrow June 18th for a free webinar. Registration link @IcfmI @westernuEng @westernuCAS @UWO_WWC #flooding

Congrats to Gilles Patry, #FCAE, who has received an honorary doctorate from University of Ottawa (@uOttawa).

Today we welcome fifty-two new Fellows who were elected into the Canadian Academy of Engineering

Tomorrow, Jun 15, we are hosting 2 webinars.

Join us for 'Future Perspectives of Engineering Education and the Impact of the Pandemic' here:

Join us for 'Nuclear Fission and Fusion: Widening the Path to Net-Zero' here:

Hydro head Jennifer Williams, #FCAE, tapped as interim CEO of @NalcorEnergy

On Tues, June 15, 2021 @TheCdnAcadofEng , in Collaboration with @SPEtweets, and @PTAC_Canada, will be hosting its third Net-Zero webinar, titled Nuclear Fission and Fusion: Widening the Path to Net-Zero.

Find more info and registration details here:

Congratulations to Harold (Hal) Kvisle, #FCAE, who recently received the @ICDCanada Fellowship Designation (F.ICD).

Congrats to the CAE Fellows honoured by the @OIQ Engineering Excellence Awards:

Réal Laporte - Grand prix d'excellence professionnelle

Jamal Chaouki - HONORIS GENIUS innovation technologique

Carl-Eric Aubin - HONORIS GENIUS innovation technologique

Congrats to Samuel Ariaratnam (@ASU) , #FCAE, who was recently named this year’s winner of the @ASCETweets Stephen D. Bechtel Pipeline Engineering Award. Only the 6th academic to receive the accolade in the 50 years it has been presented.

Engineering prof, Slobodan P. Simonovic (@SP_Simonovic), #FCAE, named among world’s top climate scientists by @Reuters. Congratulations!

Notre plus récent rapport, Dynamiser la découverte, explore des approches pour soutenir les chercheurs et une recherche variée. Il présente des approches prometteuses et novatrices propres à accroître l’efficience du financement ainsi qu’à favoriser et à mesurer les retombées.

Our latest report, Powering Discovery, explores approaches for supporting researchers and a wide spectrum of research. It also sheds light on promising and novel approaches for increasing funding efficiency and promoting and measuring impact. #CndSci

Congratulations to those CAE Fellows who were recent recipients of the 2021 Ontario Professional Engineers Awards presented by @PEO_HQ and @O_S_P_E:

Baher Abdulhai
Michael F. Cunningham

L’Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec (@OIQ) recognizes Ted Stathopoulos (@Concordia) for his contributions to the field over 4 decades. Congrats!

Join @TheCdnAcadofEng at the Ocean Engineering Seminar tomorrow (March 23 @ 12 PM EST) to discuss industrial activities in Canada’s oceans and opportunities to work toward net-zero carbon emissions. Attend for free online. Save your spot: #NEM2021

We invite you to join us at 12 p.m. on March 25, 2021, for Choosing Canada’s Automotive Future – an interactive webinar hosted by @TheCdnAcadofEng

Find out more here:

Join @TheCdnAcadofEng at the Ocean Engineering Seminar on March 23 @ 12 PM EST to discuss industrial activities in Canada’s oceans and opportunities to work toward net-zero carbon emissions. Attend for free online. Save your spot:

There is still time to register for our webinar "Mentoring Women in Engineering", happening today at 12:00 pm EST.

Find out more here:

On March 23, join us at the Ocean Engineering Seminar led by @TheCdnAcadofEng. Attend for free & online. Save your spot at this great #NEM2021 event today:

Engineering professors at @queensu, including #FCAE Ian Moore, received more than $4 million to continue their collaboration with @RMCCanadaCMR into climate change.

Today is #WorldEngineeringDay.

This day allows us to reflect on engineering achievements in our modern world and the engineers who help make it happen.

Thank you to our Past, Present and Future CAE Fellows!

Are you curious to know how we can achieve a prosperous net-zero emissions future? On March 3 @ 12 PM Join the Net-Zero Emissions Panel led by @TheCdnAcadofEng. Sign up here:


@O_S_P_E @OACETT @PEO_HQ @EngineersCanada

Two CAE Fellows, Jeannette Montufar (@ijmontufar), and Peter Frise, acted as members of the Expert Panel in the @cca_reports "Choosing Canada’s Automotive Future".

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.@TheCdnAcadofEng , in collaboration with @NEMOntario is hosting "Mentoring Women in Engineering" on March 11 @ 12pm EST.

Find out more here:

.@TheCdnAcadofEng, in collaboration with @NEMOntario is hosting "Achieving net-zero by 2050: challenges and opportunities of electrification and electric cars" on March 3 @ 12 pm EST.

Find out more here:

How one of Canada’s most celebrated scientists, @MollyShoichet , #FCAE, is bringing her key discovery to market. (@UofT)

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Congrats to Jie Chen (@UAlberta), #FCAE, who was recently elected to the @aimbe College of Fellows in recognition of his distinguished and continuing achievements in medical and biological engineering.

Congratulations to @BaigKathy, #FCAE, who has received an Honorary Doctorate from the @etsmtl for her Achievements As President of the @OIQ.

Today we celebrate our CAE Fellows and #WomenInScience and #Engineering for the @UN International Day of #womenandgirlsinscience.

Sheardown Lab, led by #FCAE @h_sheardown, and Ripple Therapeutics receive @NSERC_CRSNG grant to improve treatment for millions with eye disease.

The due dates for the 2021 "CAE Bruce Aubin SAE Aerospace Design Award" and the "CAE William G. Belfry Memorial SAE Scholarship" have been extended to April 16, 2021.

Fine more information here:

.@UofRegina researcher, Dr. Gordon Huang, #FCAE, to explore microplastic pollution in #Saskatchewan watersheds.

Registration is now open! Get ready to ignite your passion and connect with these inspiring women as they discuss their experiences working in their respective #STEM fields. Visit our website for more information and registration:
@opg #womeninSTEM

Congrats to Donna Strickland, #FCAE, who was chosen for the 2021 @macleans Power List.

Maintaining Canada’s Economic Prosperity while Achieving Net-Zero by 2050

Hosted by the @TheCdnAcadofEng, in collaboration with @PTAC_Canada, we invite you to join us for the first webinar in a series dedicated to net-zero emissions.

Register here:

Join the Vancouver Island Engineering Society for a webinar on January 8 "Evolution to Revolution; Aviation Regulation in a changing world".

For more information and registration information, visit their event website here:

.@AnnetteBergeron, #FCAE, elected as Chair of Electrical Safety Authority (@homeandsafety) Board of Directors. Congrats!

Congratulations to Waguih ElMaraghy, #FCAE, and Helen Wojcinski, #FCAE, who were appointed to the @PEO_HQ "Order of Honour".

Congratulations to Dr. Geoff Fernie, #FCAE who was appointed to the #orderofontario

Congratulations to @Concordia trailblazer Gina Cody, #FCAE, who was named to the #orderofcanada on December 30!

.@queensu researchers, including #FCAE Pascale Champagne (@PChampagneBioRG), look to algae-based milk, an alternative that helps the environment and our health.

Zahra Moussavi (@ZMMoussavi @umanitoba) , #FCAE, is doing two research projects aimed at making it simpler to diagnose #COVID19 and keep track of its after-effects.

"Diagnosing COVID-19 could someday be as simple as breathing on your smartphone."

Read an article authored by Suzanne Kresta, #FCAE, "University innovation needed in times of crisis".

#Queensu VP Research Kim Woodhouse has been recognized as a trailblazing woman in #engineering by Mary Wells @UWaterloo & Suzanne Kresta @usask for @CBCNews commemorating the victims of École Polytechnique |

#ViolenceAgainstWomen #December6 #WomenInSTEM

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