CAE News for the week of 7 May

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.

New Interim Vice President at Queen’s

 Congratulations to Tom Harris, FCAE, who has been appointed Interim Provost and VP (Academic) at Queen’s University. He has held previous appointments as VP (Advancements) and Dean of Applied Science. For more information, click here.

Engineering Landmark

The Boundary Layer Wind Tunnel facility at Western University was conceived and run by the late Professor Alan Davenport, FCAE, and his colleagues. It was recently recognized as both a National Historic Site by the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering and an International Historic Landmark by the American Society of Civil Engineers. For more information, click here.

A Gathering of FCAE

McMaster’s Faculty of Engineering recently held a 60th anniversary event featuring Deans (here from 1979 on, L-R) John Bandler, FCAE; Art Heidebrecht, FCAE; Gary Purdy; Mamdouh Shoukri, FCAE; Mo Elbestawi, FCAE; David Wilkinson, FCAE; Ishwar Puri, FCAE.