CAE News for the week of 15 April

On a weekly basis, the CAE compiles news of interest to the organization and its members, and makes it publicly available on our website. The CAE works to highlight emerging issues in which engineering has a role as well as promote recognition of engineering excellence and innovation.

2019 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Pioneer Award in Nanotechnology

Kudos to Professor Paul Weiss, FCAE, who has been chosen for the 2019 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Pioneer Award in Nanotechnology, being recognized for “exploring the ultimate limits of miniaturization and function and championing nanotechnology worldwide”.

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Innovation Prospects for Canada: The Industry Perspective

This event, sponsored by the CAE and the Public Policy Forum under the PAGSE Bacon & Eggheads series, is a moderated panel of three panelists who will highlight the R&D investments their companies and corporate Canada are making. Their discussion will focus on Canada’s assets and why companies have chosen to locate, build, and grow their operations here, while also investigating the challenges the private sector faces in pursuing an innovation agenda.

Jill Green, FCAE, is CEO of Green Imaging Technologies, Inc., which provides innovative software solutions to the oil and gas industry.

Allan F. Miranda is Head of Johnson & Johnson Innovation (JLABS) in Canada.

David Ross, FCAE, is CEO of Ross Video. With R&D labs in Ottawa, manufacturing in Iroquois (Ontario) and offices around the world, his company delivers technology and services that power live video productions seen by billions.

Satyamoorthy Kabilan will serve as the panel moderator.  He is Vice President at the Public Policy Forum (PPF), where he oversees the Forum’s public policy initiatives.

The event will take place on May 2, 2019 on Parliament Hill. Register here.

Molly Shoichet inducted into the Royal Society

Kudos to Professor Molly Shoichet, FCAE, on this important international recognition.

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The Canadian Academy of Engineering Executive Director

The CAE is looking for a new Executive Director.  Learn more here.


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