McGill Students Fiona Yuan and Christopher Tegho win at 2014 Scotiabank EcoLiving Student Leadership Award
Yuan and Tegho are in their last year of electrical engineering at McGill University and are keen about sustainability and energy conservation. Together they designed an “energy management and power disaggregation” system that helps homeowners and businesses better monitor, control and manage the energy use of individual appliances.
Published on June 4, 2014 | CBC
Ideas with Paul Kennedy
Following on the heels of Green Growth: Can Profits Save the Planet?, IDEAS presents the Muskoka Summit, a biennial conclave with some of the world's most respected ecologists debating one of the crucial questions of our time -- is it possible for economists to understand and appreciate the 'real' value of the environment?
Ph.D. students Heather Braiden and Ayca Koseoglu have received TD Bank Group-CCA Collection Research Grants for 2014. These grants are offered to doctoral students in architecture, in humanities and in social sciences in Canadian universities to facilitate access to the CCA Collection during residencies of one to three months at the Study Centre in the Summer of 2014.
Montreal — Green spaces can help obliterate blue spaces in our minds: It’s a no-brainer.
Published on May 30, 2014 | The Gazette
by: Bill Brownstein
Les Offices jeunesse internationaux du Québec (LOJIC) highlighted the excellence of 17 international mobility projects with the presentation of the sixth LOJIQ prizes held May 27 at the National Assembly in front of nearly 300 guests. Recent graduate Marie-Ève Lamarre (M.Arch.
The Board of Governors of McGill University has approved the promotion of Prof. Aaron Sprecher to the rank of Associate Professor with tenure, effective June 1, 2014. Prof. Sprecher was initially appointed as a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the School of Architecture in the summer of 2008.
From the Convocation brochure:
Architect, educator and urban planner Blanche Lemco van Ginkel (CM, FRAIC, BArch [McGill], MCP [Harvard]) has influenced urban landscapes worldwide, but nowhere has her vision and tenacity had greater impact than here in Montreal, where she began her career and honed her remarkable skills.
Harnessing humidity to quench thirst in the world’s most arid regions
Published on May 13, 2014 | McGill Reporter
by: Neale McDevitt and Chris Chipello
Renewable energy, policy interactions, and the role of Engineers: A talk by Dr. Kristina Johnson
TISED is honoured to host this talk by Dr. Kristina Johnson who will be receiving an honourary doctorate from McGill's Faculty of Engineering this month. Please join us – everyone is welcome!
The 2nd annual McGill University Awards for Equity and Community Building were handed out on April 24.
Published on May 8, 2014 | McGill Reporter
by: McGill Reporter Staff