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Canadian Academy of Engineering Building Gender Inclusive Workplaces Seminar

On March 24th, 2022, at 6:00pm EDT, a virtual seminar on the topic of the Building Gender Inclusive Workplaces will be hosted by the Canadian Academy of Engineering in partnership with National Engineering Month. The seminar will be 90-minutes long and will consist of a

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Annual General Meeting | l’assemblée générale annuelle

June 13, 2022 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM ET


May 21, 2022 5:11 AM - 5:11 AM ET

CAE Conference & Induction Ceremony of New Fellows | Conference & Cérémonie D’intronisation des Nouveaux Fellows

June 27, 2022 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM ET


CAE Fellows Notice Board

Meet our New Fellows

Lorne M. Trottier

2021 Honorary Fellow

Lorne M. Trottier


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Michel Bruneau, #FCAE, an internationally known leader in civil engineering, is one of 10 experts to be honored as a distinguished member in 2022 by the @ASCETweets, a status reserved for the most eminent civil engineers in ASCE.


Congrats to Jim Hanlon, who will receive an honorary degree from @DalhousieU at their Spring Convocation.

Congratulations to @MollyShoichet, #FCAE, who will receive an honorary doctor of #Science degree from @UAlberta this June.

.@ASU professor, Samuel Ariaratnam, #FCAE, has been appointed to USDOT advisory pipeline committee (@PHMSA_DOT). Congratulations!

Congratulations to Naser El-Sheimy, #FCAE, who has been named as a @UCalgary Killam Annual Professor.


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Congratulations to Marco Amabili (@mcgillu) , #FCAE, who has won a 2022 Guggenheim Fellowship (@GuggFellows).

A full hour of great sharing of ideas and perspectives by our panelists and moderator, now onto the Q&A from the audience in today's @TheCdnAcadofEng & @NEMOntario #webinar! #NEM2022

There is still time to register for the @TheCdnAcadofEng and @NEMOntario 'Building Gender Inclusive Workplaces' Webinar taking place today at 6 pm ET.

Register here:

Dr. @octavia_dobre, #FCAE, Dobre appointed interim dean of Engineering and Applied Science at @MemorialU.


Join @TheCdnAcadofEng and @NEMOntario for a Building Gender Inclusive Workplaces Webinar on March 24 @ 6pm ET.

Find more information here:

.@TheCdnAcadofEng Fellowship is celebrating #InternationalWomensDay on behalf of all women in #Science, #Enginnering & #STEM


Thanks to all that joined us for the @NEMOntario Engineering Grand Challenges Seminar!

View the presentations and recording here:

@KDeluzio @queensu
@jimnicell @mcgillu
Mary Wells @UWaterloo
@sustaincatalyst @enviro_stewards
@EngineerClaude @uOttawa

🌊 Don’t miss the opportunity to join the next #OceanDecade Laboratory ‘A Healthy and Resilient Ocean’ starting on 9 March 2022.🤩More than 30 Satellite Activities will take place following the Core Event, and anyone can participate in the discussions!💬👉

📣 Join us today for Canadian #Engineering Grand Challenges Webinar in collaboration with @NEMOntario @12 pm ET.

There is still time to register:

Join @TheCdnAcadofEng for the Canadian Engineering Grand Challenges Seminar on March 7 @ 12pm ET.

Find more information here:

Join us on #WorldEngineeringDay for a conversation about the ethical responsibility that all #engineers have to protect the public and what this mean when addressing #climatechange. Register today.

#engineering #sustainabledevelopment #NEM2022

En cette @WomenScienceDay, l’ACG célèbre les femmes qui font une différence en génie au Canada et dans le monde. L’ACG est engagée à développer des milieux de travail non sexistes et à promouvoir la diversité et l’inclusion en génie comme moyen de bâtir un monde plus durable.

On this @WomenScienceDay, CAE celebrates women making a difference in engineering in Canada and across the world. CAE is committed to the development of gender-inclusive workplaces and promoting diversity and inclusion in engineering as a way to build a more sustainable world.

Congrats to the following CAE Fellows who were recently elected as Members of @theNAEng:

Waguih Ishak, @Corning.

Altintas Yusuf, @ubc.

Peter Irwin, @RWDI_Consulting.

Congratulations to Afzal Suleman (@uvic) who was recently elected as a Fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (@aiaa).

Asad Madni, #FCAE, receives @IEEEorg Medal of Honor. He is recognized “for pioneering contributions to the development and commercialization of innovative sensing and systems tech, and for distinguished research leadership.”


Registration for two CAE and @NEMOntario seminars:

CAE Canadian Engineering Grand Challenges Webinar, Mar 7, 2022 12:00pm EST

CAE Building Gender Inclusive Workplaces Webinar, Mar 24, 2022 6:00pm EST

Register here:

Congrats to #UofTEngineering @ChemEng_UofT Professor Emeritus Honghi Tran, who has been inducted to Pulp & Paper Canada’s Hall of Fame for his far-reaching contributions to the industry 👏🏆🇨🇦:

#ICYMI The webinar 'Role of Canada’s Forest Sector for Economic Development and #ClimateChange Mitigation' is now available online. More info here: @TheCdnAcadofEng @NRCan

Congratulations to Dr. Rehan Sadiq, who will serve as UBC Okanagan’s Provost and Vice-President Academic pro tem, effective Feb. 1, 2022. Please read the full announcement of Rehan’s appointment here:

Mending the gap: #UofT's @MollyShoichet joins team developing new treatments for spinal cord injuries 🔬

A collaboration between @UofT researchers and @FordCanada, led by Professor Mohini Sain, #FCAE, has produced a new, sustainably-sourced, production-ready engine component for high-performance vehicles.


CAE is working with @NEMOntario to present two seminars:

CAE Canadian Engineering Grand Challenges Webinar, Mar 7, 2022 12:00pm EST

CAE Building Women Inclusive Workplaces Webinar, Mar 24, 2022 6:00pm EST

Registration links will be available soon!

Vancouver Island Engineering Society Meeting Reminder

Friday 7th January 2022
ZOOM at 11:30 am to 1:00pm (PST)

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Congratulations to the CAE Fellows who were recently appointed to the #OrderofCanada by @GGCanada


Carl-Eric Aubin
V.I. Lakshmanan


Michael P. Collins

Dharma Wijewickreme, #FCAE, has been awarded the prestigious 2022 John B. Stirling Medal by the Engineering Institute of Canada. Congratulations!

Attention Students !

The 2022 CAE Scholarships are now open and accepting applications.

These scholarships are intended to provide recognition and to reward students who exemplify the values of leadership and integrity that the Academy espouses.

Congratulations to Federico Rosei (@inrsciences) who was recently awarded the Prix Marie-Victorin 2021. #PrixduQuébec @GouvQc

Congratulations to Federico Rosei (@inrsciences) who was recently awarded the Prix Acfas Urgel-Archambault from @_Acfas

December 6 is a somber day for engineers in Canada as we reflect on the 14 lives lost in 1989.
#16days #6decembre

Read more here:

Six décembre 2021 – 32 ans après – Souvenir et recueillement

Congrats! @UCLA distinguished adjunct professor and alumnus Asad Madni @ECE_UCLA has received the Medal of Honor from @IEEEorg, the world's largest technical professional organization's most prestigious award.

Congratulations to Associate Dean (Research) Amir Fam, recipient of the 2021 Canadian Society for Civil Engineering's Casimir Gzowski Medal, which is awarded annually for the best civil engineering paper in surveying, structural engineering or heavy construction.

Did you miss our recent webinar "Role of #hydrogen and #methane emissions reduction in achieving net-zero by 2050"?

Watch it here:

The @TheCdnAcadofEng is a signatory to the statement from CAETS. This statement has been issued following #COP26Glasgow.

The CAE is a member of the CAETS Energy cmte, Sustainable Development cmte and chairs the Engineering Education cmte.

Read here:

16 experts + 633 references = 278 pages of important insights into the opportunities and challenges Canada will face in transitioning towards a #CircularEconomy. Turning Point lands November 25, 2021 at #CCAreports #Circularity

On #RemembranceDay2021,we thank the men and women who served and currently serve in the Canadian Forces, regular forces and reserves, which includes many of our Fellows.

Our webinar (w/ @NRCan) 'Role of Canada’s Forest Sector for Economic Development and Climate Change Mitigation' is happening today @ 1pm ET.

There's still time to register:

Ds le cadre d’une série sur la #carboneutralité, nous tenons avec @TheCdnAcadofEng un webinaire sur le rôle de notre secteur forestier dans le développement économique + l’atténuation du #ChangementClimatique. Soyez des nôtres le 10 nov.

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Together with the @TheCdnAcadofEng we are hosting a #NetZero Webinar on the role of Canada’s forest sector in economic development & #ClimateChange mitigation. Join us on November 10.

Learn more & find out how to register:

.@TheCdnAcadofEng is hosting Role of Canada’s Forest Sector for Economic Development and Climate Change on November 10 @ 1pm ET.

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.@TheCdnAcadofEng is hosting The Role of Hydrogen and Methane Emissions Reduction in Achieving Net-Zero on Nov 23 @ 1pm ET.

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.@WesternU researcher @SP_Simonovic, #FCAE, shows how – and where – flooding will put humans and property at risk under changing climate

.@Concordia researchers, including Muthukumaran Packirisamy, #FCAE, develop a new way to find cancer at the nanometre scale.

Congrats to Baining Guo, #FCAE, who was awarded the 2021 Marr Prize at the @IEEEorg International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV).

Congratulations to Dharma Wijewickreme, #FCAE, who has been recognized with the 2021 G. Geoffrey Meyerhof Award by @CanadianGeotech for his “outstanding contributions to soil mechanics and foundation engineering.”

Today is the first #NationalDayofTruthandReconciliation. This holiday gives us a chance to recognize and commemorate the intergenerational harm that residential schools caused to Indigenous families and communities, and to honour those who have been affected by this injustice.

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

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