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December 6 is a somber day for engineers in Canada as we reflect on the 14 lives lost in 1989, women targeted because they were seeking to pursue a career in engineering or to help others in doing so. It is a stark reminder of

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2023 CAE Annual General Meeting

May 15, 2023 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM ET


Webinar on the Roadmap to Resilient, Ultra-Low Energy Buildings, with Deep Integration of Renewables

May 4, 2023 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM ET


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Congratulations to Wolfgang J. R. Hoefer, who was awarded the 2022 Microwave Career Award from @IEEEMTT

The Award Recognizes meritorious achievement & outstanding technical contribution by an individual in the field of microwave theory and techniques.

Congratulations to Feridun Hamdullahpur who was recently named as a Member of the Order of Canada.

He is recognized for his groundbreaking research in mechanical and mechatronics engineering and for his visionary leadership in academia.

Read more here:

A collaboration between #UofTEngineering researchers led by @eceuoft Professor Ted Sargent and @Fujitsu_Global is finding new catalysts for clean hydrogen production 🌎:

Attention Students 📢

We are now accepting submissions to our four annual #Scholarships

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

More info here:

Great panel sponsored by CMC at @sciencepolicy's #CSPC2022 on Canada’s Advanced Tech Supply Chain. Thanks to moderator @MadisonRilling, panellists @EsterGera, R Crawhall, @TheCdnAcadofEng, Prof. Rungtusanatham, @SchulichSchool, C. Goodman of Sherbrooke Quantique.

Academy Fellow Dr Asad Madni has been presented with our most prestigious individual award - the Prince Philip Medal - in recognition of his long career which includes passenger safety technology and the Hubble Space Telescope control system: #RAEngAwards

Apply by 21 November for our Distinguished International Associates programme and join a global community of researchers and innovators with links to the UK who are collaborating to build a better world:

Deux nouvelles reconnaissances s’ajoutent à l’impressionnant palmarès de Ruxandra Botez. La professeure au Département de génie des systèmes est élue Fellow de deux grandes organisations, soit la @TheCdnAcadofEng et le @CASInstitute. Félicitations!

We welcome nominations of women whose stories set them apart and whose stories will inspire our community. #umanitoba

Norman Zhou @UWaterloo wins a Synergy Award for Innovation in recognition of innovative contributions to the automotive and transportation manufacturing sectors.



Kerry Rowe @queensu est le premier lauréat du Prix Donna-Strickland du CRSNG en reconnaissance des remarquables avancées qu’il a permises dans le domaine du génie géoenvironnemental.



Kerry Rowe @queensu is the inaugural recipient of the Donna Strickland Prize for Societal Impact of Natural Science and Engineering Research for his groundbreaking advancements in the field of geoenvironmental engineering.



Congratulations to the CAE Fellows who have been announced as new Fellows of the @RSCTheAcademies

Carl Haas
Ian Moore
Catherine N. Mulligan
Marc A. Rosen
Mohamad Sawan
David Sinton
Wen Tong
David Sinton
Wen Tong

#Bombardier President and CEO Eric Martel was recently elected as a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering, in recognition of his outstanding contributions to engineering in Canada. Congratulations to our CEO! @TheCdnAcadofEng

Dan Frangopol (@LehighU), #FCAE, honored with European Council on Computing in Construction (@europeanC3) Thorpe Medal.

John Bandler (@johnbandler), #FCAE, achieves highly prestigious IEEE Electromagnetics Award.

Baby steps toward sustainable engineering via @wr_record

5 @UWaterloo Engineering faculty members have been elected fellows by the @TheCdnAcadofEng - the national institution through which Canada's most distinguished and experienced engineers provide strategic advice on matters of critical importance.

@JPNewhook (BEng'89, MASc'93, PhD'97) speaking at the @TheCdnAcadofEng conference on Engineering the Blue Ocean Economy.

Dalhousie, and many #DalAlumni, lead ocean research with @DalEngineering leading top research initiatives in ocean engineering.

#Ocean #OceanEngineering

Congratulations to David Lynch, #FCAE, for being announced as an Officer and Ross Peters, #FCAE, for being announced as a Member of the #OrderofCanada (@GGCanada)

Our evening ended with a Fellow Induction Ceremony and Dinner where 34 new Fellows from 2020, 2021, and 2022 were in attendance and were formally inducted into the Academy.

Congratulations to all!

Our last panel yesterday was an oceanside chat on the future of the blue ocean economy between @DalEngineering Dean @JPNewhook and the former CEO of Emera, Chris Huskilson.

The 'Collaboration' panel at the CAE Symposium included presentations from Susan Hunt (@CanadaOSC), David Murrin (@NRC_CNRC)and Freeman Ralph (@ccore1975).


The "Innovation in the Ocean Economy" panel was presented by Mark de Jonge (@KatchiTech), @marcielgaier (@GIT_Graphene), and @suemolloy (@GlasOceanElec)


Our panel "Environmental Stewardship in the Blue Economy" featured presentations from Kenneth Lee (@FishOceansCAN), @Helen_MUN_Civil (@MUN_Engineering) and @PChampagneBioRG (@NRC_CNRC)


"Perspectives on engineering the blue economy" continues with presentations from Melanie Nadeau (@COVE_Ocean) and @rich_billard (@IrvingShipbuild)


The first session of our symposium, "Perspectives on engineering the blue economy", has begun with presentations from @wwatsonwright and @ChrisRJGoogoo (@Ulnooweg).


Our Symposium sessions begin this morning at 10am (ADT) at the Irving Oil Auditorium at @DalEngineering @DalhousieU.

For those who would like join us online, please tune in here via MS Teams:

Our 2022 Symposium & Induction of new Fellows event began last night with a welcome reception in Halifax. Thank you to CAE Board President @sasgar01 for welcoming our attendees!


👏#ICYMI: @MUN_Engineering associate deans & an alumna were recently inducted into the @TheCdnAcadofEng. Congrats! #InnovationMemorial @VPR_Memorial ⬇️

We're celebrating RWDI President and CEO Michael Soligo who was among 54 new fellows elected into the @TheCdnAcadofEng

Congratulations Michael! #RedefiningPossible

Congratulations to @uoftengineering alumni Marianna Polak (Civil PhD 9T2) and Brian Baetz (CivE 8T1 and MASc 8T3) for being elected fellows into the @TheCdnAcadofEng

Recognizing engineering expertise: Eight members of the #UofTEngineering community, including Professors @craigsimmons11, @alisonmcguigan and Hugh Liu have been elected as 2022 fellows of @TheCdnAcadofEng

We are so pleased to highlight a few of the newest @TheCdnAcadofEng fellows:

#USaskEngineering Prof. Tony (CY) Chung, an internationally renowned researcher and educator in power systems engineering, has been elected a fellow of @TheCdnAcadofEng. #EngineersTheWorldNeeds

🎉 Congrats to Dr. Menachem Elimelech @TheElimelechLab the @Yale Sterling Professor of Chemical and Environmental Engineering, who has been elected into the Canadian Academy of Engineering @TheCdnAcadofEng #NEWTfaculty #wasterwater #desalination Read:

Congratulations to Sue Molloy on being named a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering @TheCdnAcadofEng

Dr. Molloy is a member of our Board of Directors. @suemolloy

Congrats to Sue Molloy, PhD, P.Eng., on being one of the 2022 Fellows, newly elected into The Canadian Academy of Engineering! To read more visit

@GlasOceanElec @suemolloy @TheCdnAcadofEng @EngineersCanada @DalEngineering

Announced today, a notable nine #WesternU Engineering faculty members have been named among the 54 new Fellows elected into the @TheCdnAcadofEng.

Les professeurs Fiorenzo Vetrone et Shuhui Sun du Centre Énergie Matériaux Télécommunications de l'#INRS ont été nommés #Fellow 2022 par @TheCdnAcadofEng en reconnaissance de leurs réalisations remarquables dans leurs champs d’expertise.

Our Founder and CTO Dr. Karim Sallaudin Karim was awarded a Fellowship in the @TheCdnAcadofEng (CAE). Every year, the Academy recognizes a small group of individuals that have significantly contributed to Canadian engineering.

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#CAE #award #Xray

Very proud to announce that our scientific lead Craig Simmons is today named a fellow of the @TheCdnAcadofEng for his distinguished contributions to the field. Craig leads our @TBEP_UofT collaboration and co-leads our @TransformHF program.

Please join us in welcoming the fifty-four new Fellows elected into the Canadian Academy of Engineering.

To view the full list of new Fellows, click here:

Susan Tighe (@McMasterU) was presented with the Sandford Fleming Award by the @csce2

The award recognizes career achievements in civil engineering education and research, as well as a record of service and innovation. Congratulations!

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.


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)

Register here:


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

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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.

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