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Leading the charge toward sustainability

Professor Jeffrey Bergthorson in the Department of Mechanical Engineering has been named the first Panda Faculty Scholar in Sustainable Engineering and Design at the Trottier Institute for Sustainability in Engineering and Design (TISED). Also recently appointed Associate Director of TISED, Prof Bergthorson began a 3-year term in both roles on January 1, 2015.

Published: 16Jan2015

Stained Glass book launch (James Bugslag & Ariane Isler-de Jongh)

30Jan201517:00
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19:00
Macdonald Harrington Building School of Architecture, Room 200, 815 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 0C2, CA

Sustainability — at McGill, they've made an app for that

Thanks to a McGill University law professor with an interest in social responsibility, there’s an app that will monitor your commitment to sustainability.

Dec. 22, 2014 | Montreal Gazette

By: Sarah Rogers

Published: 11Jan2015

A place in the top 10

Research led by Prof François Barthelat in the Department of Mechanical Engineering earned a spot on Quebec's list of top 10 scientific discoveries in 2014. Inspired by natural structures like seashells, Barthelat and his team developed a technique to strengthen glass. They were able to make glass 200 times more resistant to breakage by engraving micro-cracks in wavy configurations on its surface. The pattern of micro-cracks guided larger cracks and absorbed impact energy.

Published: 8Jan2015

Robert Mellin named Member of the Order of Canada

Robert Mellin, Associate Professor at the School, and the winner of numerous awards, notably for his contributions to preserving Newfoundland’s architectural heritage and for his publications that have made modern architecture more accessible to a wider audience, was named a Member of the Order of Canada on December 26, 2014.

Published: 5Jan2015

Panda Faculty Scholar in Sustainable Engineering and Design

 Michael Johnson) The Trottier Institute for Sustainability in Engineering and Design (TISED) is pleased to announce that Dr.

Published: 8Jan2015

2014 Canadian Architect Awards of Excellence winners announced

Canadian Architect has announced the winners of the 2014 Awards of Excellence, given each year to architects and architectural graduates for buildings in the design stage.

Published: 17Dec2014

270 000 tonnes de plastique dans les océans

La pollution provoquée par le plastique a pris de telles proportions au cours des dernières décennies que près de 270 000 tonnes de ce matériau flotteraient à la surface des océans, selon une étude internationale publiée mercredi.

le 10 décembre 2014 | Le Devoir

par:Alexandre Shields

Published: 16Dec2014

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