TISED Newsletter 

Changing weather extremes - why it isn’t an “alternative fact”

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 17:30to19:30

Come join us for a free seminar by Dr. Francis Zwiers on climate science and "alternative facts," sponsored by the Trottier Chair in Sustainability in Engineering and Design. 817 rue Sherbrooke...

Opportunities and Challenges for Advanced Materials in Water Treatment and Reuse

Monday, August 28, 2017 17:45to19:30

Prof.3450 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 0E5, CA/tisedCategory: Dept. of Civil Engineering Faculty of Engineering Dept. of Mining and Materials Engineering Sustainability Research

Quantification and Identification of Nanoparticles in Consumer Products and the Environment

Tuesday, June 27, 2017 11:00to12:00

A free TISED-hosted seminar by Dr. Frank von der Kammer (Senior Scientist, University of Vienna) | no registration required! 817 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 0C3, CA/tisedCategory:...

Launch of the EASAC policy report on “Valuing Dedicated Storage in Electricity Grids”

Published: 22 June 2017

The article below provides insights from Dr. Mark O'Malley, an ICUF Visiting Professor with McGill University's Trottier Institute for Sustainability in Engineering and Design (TISED). Dr. O'Malley...

The role of the Electrode Surface in Solar-Driven Pyridine-Catalyzed CO2 Reduction

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 13:00to14:30

The design of new technologies that shift U.S. power consumption away from fossil fuels toward sustainable alternatives must take into account the nation's large-scale need for stored chemical...

Jet fuel from H2O, CO2 and solar energy

Friday, May 5, 2017 10:30to12:00

On behalf of Professor Jeff Bergthorson, the Alternative Fuels Lab (AFL) at McGill University invites you to a free talk by Aldo Steinfeld (ETH Zurich) 817 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A...

Energy Systems Integration: a multidisciplinary global imperative for a low-carbon society

Tuesday, May 2, 2017 17:30to19:00

An obvious path to a low-carbon economy requires a simultaneous increase in the penetration of variable renewable energy sources and an increase in the efficiency of the energy system overall.3450...

Metal fuels used in space!

Published: 6 April 2017

Canadian researchers, including TISED Associate Director, Prof. Jeff Bergthorson (Department of Mechanical Engineering, Alternative Fuels Laboratory, McGill University), believe metals could fuel a...

Is there a role for microgrids in the energy future of Quebec and Canada?

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 18:00to20:00

Hosted by TISED's Scholar-in-Residence, Chris Marnay, this event ​has multiple speakers with interesting perspectives!3625 avenue du Parc, Montreal, QC, H2X 3P8, CA/tisedCategory: Sustainability...


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