CAE News for the week of 29 January

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.

Order of Ontario Recipient

 Congratulations to Dr. Tom Chau, FCAE, on being awarded the Order of Ontario.

“He has literally given voice to children who had none. His research and inventions provide novel ways for children with severe disabilities to communicate through movements and hums, vastly improving their quality of life.”

For more information, click here.

Reconstructing Christchurch, NZ

University of Buffalo Professor Michel Bruneau, FCAE, has co-authored a report on the reconstruction of Christchurch, NZ, providing insights into some of the mechanisms that can dictate structural engineering decisions during the post-earthquake reconstruction of a modern city. For more information, click here.

CFI Parliamentary Presentation

University of New Brunswick Professor Yun Zhang, FCAE, and his graduate student Shabnam Jabari have been invited to present their research results to Parliamentarians at the 13 February Canada Foundation for Innovation event #IAmInnovation. This event offers researchers, mentors and advisors an opportunity to showcase their research to Members of Parliament, Senators and senior government officials. 

2018 Fellowship Renewal

By now, you should have received an email from CAE about Fellowship renewal for 2018. Fees are payable through the website Fellow’s portal, click here.

Simply log in and click the “Pay Fellowship Fee” link. From the payment page, you will also have the option to add a donation. Prompt payment is appreciated, otherwise a $25 late fee will be applied to your account as of February 11, 2018.

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