Key modifications urged for Québec energy policy
Subhasis Ghoshal, Civil Engineering and Applied Mechanics Professor, is the newly appointed Director of the Trottier Institute for Sustainability in Engineering and Design (TISED). A William Dawson Scholar and respected authority on the fate and transport of pollutants in aqueous and soil environments, Professor Ghoshal joined McGill after completing his Ph.D. at Carnegie Mellon University and a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor.
Championing Social Entrepreneurship
" In recent months, the engineering profession in Quebec has been disparaged. It is vital that the hard-won title of “engineer” regain its honour — because beyond the controversies, the fact remains that excellence in engineering is one of Montreal’s greatest strengths." Full Story
CKUT's All Things McGill interviewed Lilith Wyatt regarding the Sustainability Projects Fund and the recent referendum process that will secure funding for the initiative over the next 5 years.
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Canadian Academy of Engineering
2013 Symposium: MANUFACTURING IN ADVANCED ECONOMIES
June 20-21, 2013
Delta Centre-Ville, Montreal, Quebec
The keynote speakers will be Frank Graves, from Ekos Research, on the topic of Canadians’ attitudes towards the manufacturing sector, and Simon Olivier from GE Canada, on sustainable growth for manufacturers. Symposium topics include:
Three Minutes to Change the World is a TED-talk style event featuring McGill graduate students giving three-minute presentations about their thesis research initiatives and their impact on the community. It takes all kinds of knowledge to change the world— thesis research from all disciplines is welcome!
Please RSVP* to rethink [at] mcgill [dot] ca by Friday, March 22, 2013.
The Office of Sustainability is proud to recognize the many and significant efforts that have taken place at McGill this year to grow toward sustainability, including the development of a comprehensive sustainability strategy through the Vision 2020 process.
Round table discussion for Montreal English speaking Disability service providers (secondary, CEGEP and university). Please confirm your attendance by RSVP'ing to frederic [dot] fovet [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Frederic Fovet).