AtkinsRéalis, formerly known as SNC-Lavalin, says it has been awarded the engineering contract for the Projet Mauricie green hydrogen hub in Quebec. The development is the latest milestone for the $4-billion Mauricie project, which is being developed by TESCanada H2 Inc. The company is proposing to build a "green hydrogen" production plant in the Mauricie region of Quebec, between Montreal and Quebec City, that will be powered exclusively by renewable electricity.

Classified as: Hydrogen energy, green hydrogen, sylvain coulombe, Sarah Jordaan, Faculty of Engineering
Published on: 8 Apr 2024

Date: April 10, 2024 | Time: 3:00 PM | Location: The McGill Faculty Club: 3450 McTavish Street | Free Event

Join the Trottier Family Foundation and TISED for an upcoming panel discussion where we explore the role and potential of green hydrogen in Canada's decarbonization strategy.  With perspectives from public, private, academic, and non-profit stakeholders we help to identify the sectors to prioritize, the main roadblocks ahead, and the resources and actions needed to effectively implement this technology.

Classified as: Sustainability, renewable energy, circular economy, TISED, sustainable engineering, Faculty of Engineering
Published on: 21 Mar 2024

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A major electrical shutdown scheduled to take place on the morning of Sunday, March 3, 2024* will affect multiple buildings on the downtown campus. The intervention will consist of a set of electrical shutdowns, starting at 6 a.m. and concluding by 12 p.m. (noon).  

Classified as: temporary closure, temporary service disruption
Published on: 23 Feb 2024

Hydrogels are engineered materials, which absorb and retain water and are currently used in various medical treatments, including dressing wounds. The problem with current hydrogels is that they adhere indiscriminately to all surfaces, which means that wound dressing can potentially damage delicate tissue as it is healing.

Classified as: hydrogel, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Zhen Yang
Published on: 12 Feb 2024

New funding program launching for undergraduate students

Healthy Brains, Healthy Lives (HBHL) is pleased to announce the launch of the 2024 HBHL Undergraduate Summer Research Internship. Created in collaboration between HBHL and the HBHL Trainee Committee, this opportunity aims to include students at all levels in brain health research, providing McGill undergraduate students with a hands-on research experience.

Published on: 7 Feb 2024

Ten years of driving innovation at McGill

The McGill Engine Centre in the Faculty of Engineering supports technological innovators and entrepreneurs in myriad ways across the University to help move ideas and inventions to society

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By University Advancement
Published: January 19, 2024

Classified as: innovation, Entrepreneruship
Published on: 31 Jan 2024

Deloitte Canada’s Campus Recruitment team will be hosting a virtual info session January 11, 2024.


Please share the following message with your student networks. These sessions are open to all years, including grad students.


Deloitte Canada’s virtual info session is back! Join Deloitte January 11, 2024.

Published on: 19 Dec 2023

December 7th, 2023
Time: 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm EST

Published on: 1 Dec 2023

McGill team funded as part of a $4.5 million national investment dedicated to identifying genomic solutions to counter antimicrobial resistance and prepare for future pandemics

Classified as: antimicrobial resistance, health, Genome Québec
Published on: 21 Nov 2023

It is my pleasure to welcome you to this issue of Dean’s Report and to introduce myself. I am Viviane Yargeau, Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, and a professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering at McGill since 2004. I served as Chair of the Department for five years, and it is truly an honour to now serve as Dean of the Faculty.

Classified as: Dean's Report
Published on: 9 Nov 2023

Jacques Dubuc, Class Leader, said he and his classmates have celebrated every fifth-year reunion since 1953. “We have faithfully participated and contributed to every reunion since graduation,” says Dubuc. “We’ve also formed lifelong friendships, holding a few out-of-town gatherings between reunions that were also well-attended. We keep in touch regularly.”

Classified as: Dean's Report
Published on: 6 Nov 2023

Equipping students with the skills that prepare them for life is a faculty priority. Dean Jim Nicell believed this and during his 10-year term as Dean, worked hard to offer students classroom and beyond-the-classroom experiences that would help them excel when they graduate. As a parting tribute to Jim, members of the Faculty Advancement Board and friends of the faculty have created a Summer Startup Internship in Jim’s name.

Classified as: Dean's Report
Published on: 26 Oct 2023

Students at the Peter Guo-hua Fu School of Architecture now have access to the most extensive collection of architecture archives in Canada. The archive of Moshe Safdie, and his four-module Habitat ’67 condo, was gifted to McGill. C. Colleen Cook, McGill’s Trenholme Dean of Libraries, says that student engagement with primary materials inspires fresh examination, perspectives, and discussion.

Classified as: Dean's Report
Published on: 26 Oct 2023

This past June, TISED brought together students, researchers, and donors in celebration of its 10th anniversary. The Institute, which was established through the vision and support of Ram Panda (BEng’71) and Lorne Trottier (BEng’70), has been driving interdisciplinary research, teaching, and collaborations in sustainability for the past decade. Now the institute is poised to make an even greater impact with the launch of its Master of Engineering: Sustainability in Engineering and Design program this Fall.

Classified as: Dean's Report
Published on: 26 Oct 2023


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