CAE News from the week of 4 December 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.

Week of the White Rose

The Week of the White Rose is an annual fundraiser by Polytechnique Montréal to benefit their science camp by giving girls from disadvantaged communities the opportunity to take part in science awareness and activities. The fundraiser is in commemoration of the tragic events of December 6, 1989 that took the lives of 14 people – 13 students and a Polytechnique employee.

Michèle Thibodeau-DeGuire, Senior FACG and Chair of the Polytechnique Montréal Board, discussed the Week of the White Rose at RD Morning Weekend, click here.

FCAE Appointed to the Board of the Guarantee Company of North America

Congratulations to Dawn Tattle, FCAE, on her appointment to the Board of The Guarantee Company of North America. For more information, click here.

Materials Selection

Ted Sargent, FCAE and Professor at the University of Toronto, was among a team of prominent researchers featured in Nature that argued for the usefulness of Artificial Intelligence in accelerating the race towards sustainable energy technologies through materials selection. For more information, click here.

Support for Fundamental Research

Family foundations, including that of Lorne Trottier, FCAE, describe the importance of supporting fundamental research in a recent Maclean’s opinion piece. Dr. Trottier’s foundation supported the CAE’s Trottier Energy Future Project. For more information, click here.

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