TISED offers courses listed as 'SEAD'. Find out more about our SEAD undergraduate and graduate courses and how to register for Fall 2018 and Winter 2019!

TISED also offers support, training, and workshops for students interested in sustainability across the Faculty of Engineering.

More info on our courses & academic programs

Are you a scholar from outside McGill whose research is aligned with TISED's goals?

TISED's Scholar-in-Residence program provides support for scholars and experts to conduct collaborative and interdisciplinary research and teaching in sustainability. 

More info about the Scholar-in-Residence Program

SEDTalks! is a platform for graduate student researchers to publicly share their sustainability research, develop skills in public-speaking, expand their academic and industrial networks, and make an impact.

Apply to SEDTalks, and watch past presentations.

Find out more!

TISED and our Partners IET host the Annual Trottier Symposium on Sustainable Engineering, Energy, and Design. Our last Symposium was on Climate Change Resilience.

Find out more about Past Symposia


Welcome to The Trottier Institute for Sustainability in Engineering and Design!

TISED operates within the Faculty of Engineering at McGill University to promote bold and green ideas through education, outreach, and research. Our primary aim is to connect our institution with the public for a greater understanding of sustainability issues in our society. 

Engineering, architecture and urban planning professionals play key roles through their involvement in everything from sustainable development and aerospace industry success, to manufacturing sector renewal, improving infrastructure, and our energy horizon.

TISED Sustainability Events (hosted, co-hosted, or supported by TISED)


Grad students: Want to build your professional network, hone your communication skills, create amazing presentations, and even share your sustainability research with the world? Apply now to SEDTalks, and you might just become a ChangeMaker!

SEDTalks! 2018

Click here to access photos and documents pertaining to our most recent presenters for the SEDTalks! series.

Posting for a Course Lecturer

TISED is currently looking to fill the position of Course Lecturer for the SEAD 540 course. For more information, please visit the links below.