CAE News for the weeks of 1 and 8 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.

CAE Fellows recognized by Queen’s University

We want to acknowledge the CAE Fellows who were recently recognized by the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science at Queen’s University on the occasion of its 125th anniversary:

Paul Amyotte

Robert Beamish

Gururaj Deshpande

Jay Doering

Mac Evans

Gerald Heffernan

Jon Jennekens

Heather Kennedy

Brenda Kenny

Michael O’Connor

David Sanborn Scott

Kathy Sendall

Kim Sturgess

Bert Wasmund

Alan Winter

To see the full list of recipients, click here.

Western University’s Boundary Layer Wind Tunnel

April 5 saw the official plaque unveiling to mark Western University ‘s Boundary Layer Wind Tunnel as an international historic landmark. The Boundary Layer Wind Tunnel was founded by the late Alan G. Davenport, FCAE.

Read more about the Boundary Layer Wind Tunnel here.

How Varennes Library achieves net-zero energy, and its lessons for future city building

Andreas Athienitis, FCAE, Director of the Concordia Centre for Zero Energy Building Studies, discusses the NZEB Varennes Library. Net Zero Energy Buildings were a key discussion point in the recent CAE Symposium on Resilient Buildings.

For more information, click here.

SFU announces 2019 Honorary Degree recipients

Congratulations to Lorne Trottier, FCAE, who will be honoured by SFU at its Fall 2019 convocation for his support of research and education in the sciences.

To see the full list of recipients, click here.

TD Insurance creates Advisory Board on Climate Change

Congratulations to David Lapp, FCAE, P.Eng., Engineers Canada Manager of Globalization and Sustainable Development, for being named to TD’s Advisory Board on Climate Change.

For more information, click here.

2019 NATO Science and Technology Organization Award

Kudos to Prakash Patnaik, FCAE, of the NRC/CNRC, who will be receiving the 2019 NATO Science and Technology Organization (STO) award.

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