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McGill's Electric Snowmobile Wins during the Clean Snowmobile Challenge

McGill University of Montreal, Canada won the Zero Emissions, or electric, category of the challenge last weekend at Michigan Technological University's Keweenaw Research Center. Published on March 13, 2014 | SF Gateby Dan Roblee

Published on : 19 Mar 2014

Appointment of new TISED Director, Subhasis Ghoshal

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.

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Published on : 24 Jul 2013

Opinion: Montreal can be a world leader in engineering innovation

" 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

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Published on : 30 May 2013

Engineering a better future for McGill students

Selina Liu, a third-year student enrolled in McGill’s Faculty of Engineering, has been selected as the inaugural recipient of the prestigious new Hatch Scholarships.

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Published on : 15 Oct 2012

I want to ride my bicycle… and breathe cleaner air

It starts with a simple piece of clear rubber tubing connected to a small and nondescript – though expensive – oblong brown box, both attached to a bicycle frame.

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Published on : 25 Sep 2012