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Inna Sharf to speak at CANARIE Summit

Mechnanical Engineering Professor Inna Sharf will speak at the 2015 CANARIE National Summit on September 23-24 in Ottawa. The event, organized by the non-profit CANARIE, brings together leaders from Canada's government, industry and academic communities to share knowledge about technological innovation and explore opportunities for collaboration and development.

Published: 1Aug2015

Reinventing chemistry

McGill News | Spring-Summer 2015

by: Mark Witten

A new branch of science aims to do away with the toxic waste that’s associated with industrial manufacturing and some of the brightest lights in this green chemistry movement are pursuing their research at McGill.

Published: 21Jul2015

Prof. Martin Bressani named next Director of School

The School of Architecture welcomes Prof. Martin Bressani as its next Director for a three-year term, effective September 1, 2015, until August 31, 2018.  This appointment follows a search conducted this past spring by the Search Advisory Committee chaired by Dean Jim Nicell.

Published: 7Jul2015

U.S. TURNS CORNER ON URBAN SPRAWL

McGill Newsroom | June 15, 2015

Christopher Barrington-Leigh of McGill University in Montreal measured sprawl by looking at construction of streets and how many roads meet at intersections to form corners or nodes.

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Published: 2Jul2015

U3 project wins Honorable Mention in NYC Sky Condo - New York City Farm Tower competition

Andrew Grant and Justin Hung received an Honorable Mention in the NYC Sky Condo - New York City Farm Tower competition, an international, open competition organized by AWR. The project Meat City was developed in ARCH 406 (U3 studio) with Profs.

Published: 29Jun2015

Sustainable Production and Circular Economy

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Trottier Building Room 1090, 3630 rue University, Montreal, QC, H3A 0C6, CA

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2015 Tongji International Construction Festival

The School of Architecture team took second prize at the recently completed 2015 Tongji International Construction Festival and "Ablues Design" Corrugated Cardboard Design and Construction Competition in Shanghai. The students' project - "PoP-Up Shelter" - featured a deployable shape-changing structure with potential use as an emergency shelter. The McGill team consisted of Ariela Lenetsky, Camille Charest, Merit Shokry, Jennifer Jiang, Sara D'amato and Aldrich Leahy, and were led by Adjunct Professor Howard Davies.

Published: 11Jun2015

RETScreen: Cleaner Energy Decisions

28Aug201517:30
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McConnell Engineering Building Room 13, 3480 rue University, Montreal, QC, H3A 0E9, CA

A parade of honours

The 2015 Wighton Fellowship Award was awarded to Dr Amar Sabih for his exceptional and innovative contribution to the instruction of laboratory-based, undergraduate engineering courses in Canada. The fellowship is funded by a generous endowment from the late Dr J.L. Wighton, a professor with a commitment to the laboratory component of engineering curricula. In cooperation with the National Council of Deans of Engineering and Applied Science (NCDEAS) and the Sandford Fleming Foundation, the fellowship was formed in 1986.

Published: 11Jun2015

Teaching the business of sustainability

A team led by Steve Maguire, Director of the Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management (MDIIM) , has been named winner of the 2014 Dr. Alfred N. and Lynn Manos Page Prize for Integration of Sustainability Issues in Business Curricula, for conceiving and implementing the new Managing for Sustainability Major and Concentration (MSUS) programs for Bachelor of Commerce students at McGill.

Published: 5Jun2015

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