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2017 IEEE Canada Award Recipients

A number of Canadian Academy of Engineering Fellows were recently honoured by IEEE Canada.

Carleton University Professor Dr. Michel Nakhla won the A,G,L, McNaughton Gold Medal for outstanding contributions to signal integrity of high-speed systems and interconnects”

Dr. Praveen K Jain: Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science – Queen’s University, won the Electrical Power Award “for contributions to the theory and practice of high frequency power converters”

University of Ottawa – L’Université d’Ottawa Professor Hussein T Mouftah was awarded the C.C. Gotlieb Computer Award “for outstanding contributions to Computer Networks Science and Engineering Importance.”

Dr. Federico Rosei of Institut national de la recherche scientifique received the Outstanding Engineering Award “for contributions to the study of several classes of nano-materials”


Fellow wins Engineers NS Medal

Congratulations to Chris Huskilson FCAE. who has been announced as the 2017 winner of the F.H.Sexton Gold medal, awarded to an Engineers Nova Scotia member for exceptional achievements in engineering practice. The award will be presented at its Annual Meeting and Business Conference on September 14-15.

Second Richard Marceau Energy Symposium – October 11 & 12, 2017

Second Richard Marceau Energy Symposium
October 11 & 12, 2017
Nation-Building Sustainable Energy Projects

On behalf of The Bowman Centre for Sustainable Energy, and PTAC Petroleum Technology Alliance Canada, you are invited to participate in the Second Richard Marceau Energy Symposium to move forward on nation-building sustainable energy projects.

This year’s Symposium will consist of a series of presentations and workshops focused on three energy chains:
1) Putting Oil Sands Resources on a New Value-Added Trajectory

2) New Hydropower and a National Grid

3) Energy for Future Transportation

Join us October 11 & 12 to learn about the progress and accomplishments made through these national energy projects, as well as the future opportunities that exist within the Canadian energy landscape.

Confirmed Speakers Include:

  • Gary Locke – Bowman Centre for Sustainable Energy
  • Daniel Hoornweg – Richard Marceau Chair in Energy and Research, UOIT
  • Soheil Asgarpour  – Petroleum Technology Alliance Canada
  • Dean Jacobs – Walpole Island First Nation
  • Stephen Buffalo – Indian Resource Council
  • Stewart Fast – Positive Energy Institute, University of Ottawa
  • Associates of the Bowman Centre for Sustainable Energy:  John Zhou, Don Wood, Ed Brost, Guy van Uytven, David Scott, Pierre Gingras, Marshall Kern

Venue: University of Calgary Downtown Campus – 906 8 Ave SW, Calgary, AB T2P 1H9

Registration: $500.00 + GST

Preferred rates available until September 27, 2017.
Sandman Hotel Calgary City Centre
888 7 Ave SW, Calgary, AB T2P 3J3
To reserve, please call 1-800-SANDMAN and quote group confirmation #841752.


To Register for this event, please CLICK HERE.


For more information, please contact:

Katie Cheyne, PTAC, kcheyne@ptac.org
Marshall Kern, Bowman Centre for Sustainable Energy, mkern@bowmancentre.ca


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ITE Award Winner

Jeannette Montufar, FCAE has been awarded the 2017 Institute of Transportation Engineers Wilbur S. Smith Distinguished Transportation Educator Award

“Wilbur S. Smith, an Honorary Member and the 11th International President of ITE, was a legend in the transportation community, known and respected worldwide for his innovative transportation systems and his lifelong commitment to the furtherance of the profession. His illustrious career included serving as professor and associate director of the Bureau of Highway Traffic at Yale University. The Wilbur S. Smith Distinguished Transportation Educator Award recognizes a person who has made an outstanding contribution to the transportation profession by relating academic studies to the actual practice of transportation.”

2017 Institute of Transportation Engineers Wilbur S. Smith Distinguished Transportation Educator Award

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