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PhD Forum Presentations

17Sep201514:00
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Macdonald Harrington Building Room 101, 815 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 0C2, CA

Aniel Guxholi: "Art Nouveau in Brussels: Themes in Belgian Letters and Architecture" + Dustin Valen: "Maritime by Design: Modernity and the Social Politics of Landscape Design in Newfoundland, 1890-1930."  Invited guest: Joesph Siry (Architectural

Sustainable Production and Circular Economy

10Sep201517:30
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Trottier Building Room 1090, 3630 rue University, Montreal, QC, H3A 0C6, CA

Join TISED for this interesting seminar with Dr. Nabil Nasr (Director, Golisano Institute for Sustainability at the Rochester Institute of Technology)


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Faculty Positions in Mechanical Engineering / Postes de Professeur en Génie Mécanique

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at McGill University invites applications for two tenure-track positions at the rank of Assistant Professor.  McGill is among the top research intensive academic institutions in Canada, attracting over one-half billion dollars in competitive research funding each year.  It has been consistently ranked in the top 25 universities worldwide in a number of recent surveys.  Successful candidates will play leading roles in maintaining McGill’s international reputation of excellence in research and teaching.  We are particularly interested in the area

Published: 25Aug2015

Twelve college campuses leading the way for sustainable dining

The Christian Science Monitor | Aug. 26, 2015

By: Clare Algozin

McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, currently spends 47 percent of its food budget on produce from its own on-campus farm and from growers within 300 miles of the campus.

Read the full story here.

Published: 28Aug2015

Harnessing the butterfly effect

McGill Reporter | Aug. 19, 2015

by: Vincent Allaire

In a new paper published online in Geophysical Research Letters, McGill Professor Shaun Lovejoy shows how to directly harness the atmosphere’s elephantine memory to produce temperature forecasts that are somewhat more accurate than conventional numerical computer models.

Published: 27Aug2015

Sustainable Production and Circular Economy

10Sep201517:30
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Trottier Building Room 1090, 3630 rue University, Montreal, QC, H3A 0C6, CA

The growing demand for new products coupled with the rise in consumption in developing economies are straining the environment around the world. The major cause of continued deterioration in the global environment is unsustainable consumption and production, particularly in industrialized countries.  However, there is strong evidence that transitioning to a sustainable economy and circular economy can lead to higher economic growth while reducing the impact on the environment. 

School Assembly

9Sep201517:30
Macdonald Harrington Building Room G-10, 815 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 0C2, CA

A gathering of all students, professors and staff in G-10, to be addressed by the new Director of the School, Prof. Martin Bressani.

Antimicrobial resistance and sustainability of water infrastructures

22Sep201518:00
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New Residence Hall Ballroom, 3625 avenue du Parc, Montreal, QC, H2X 3P8, CA

The spread of antimicrobial resistance challenges the sustainability of water infrastructures and threatens modern medical advances.

Tips from a top student

Mechanical Engineering student, Da-Eun Kim, is one of five CEMF Engineering Ambassador Scholarship recipients this year. The scholarships, awarded by the Canadian Engineering Memorial Foundation, recognize the achievements and community engagement of top female engineering students in Canada. Ms Kim represents the Québec region. In the following Q&A, she shares more about her volunteer activities, Mecheng experience and plans for the future.

Published: 12Aug2015

Prof. Jeremy Cooperstock named inaugural Gerald W. Farnell Teaching Scholar

Congratulations to Prof. Jeremy Cooperstock who has been selected to be the first Gerald W. Farnell Teaching Scholar in the Faculty of Engineering for the 2015-2016 academic year. During his appointment as a Farnell Teaching Scholar, Prof. Cooperstock will work towards furthering the educational mission of the Faculty by inovating in many aspects of teaching and learning in engineering.

Published: 12Aug2015

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