CAE News from the week of 28 August 2017

On a weekly basis, the CAE compiles news of interest to the organization and its members, and makes it publicly available on our website. The CAE works to highlight emerging issues in which engineering has a role as well as promote recognition of engineering excellence and innovation.

Professor Mohamed Cheriet Inducted into a Prestigious Cub of Fellows

École de technologie supérieure – August 1, 2017.

During its Symposium and Annual General Meeting, which were held on June 26, 2017, the Canadian Academy of Engineering (CAE) inducted Professor Mohamed Cheriet (Automated Manufacturing Engineering Department) into its prestigious club of Fellows.

Read more, click here.

New AECL Chair

Congratulations to Claude Lajeunesse, FCAE, who has been appointed as Chair at Atomic Energy of Canada Limited (AECL) for a 2 year term, starting in June 2017. Previously, he served in that role on an interim basis from August 2016. For the full list of Board of Directors, click here.

Power Disruptor

FCAE Professor Praveen Jain had his lab’s work featured in the August issue of the Queen’s Alumni Review. For the full article, click here.

Requirements for Innovation

In a recent publication for the Centre for International Governance Innovation,  Leah Lawrence, FCAE and  President and CEO of Sustainable Development Technology Canada, notes that innovation needs people with entrepreneurial, financial and public policy talent, and a shared vision. For the full article, click here.

New book ON DESIGN

The latest book by former NSERC Design Chair and University of Manitoba Professor, M.G. (Ron) Britton, FCAE, entitled “ON DESIGN: A Philosophy of Design and Engineering” is now available for purchase, click here.

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