Zachary Gerber, McMaster University and Simone Markus of Queen’s are this year’s recipients of the US$2,500 Deep Foundations Institute Educational Trust scholarships honouring Manuel Fine who died in December of 2018.
Researchers from the Lassonde School of Engineering at York University are inviting engineers working in industry to participate in a 20-minute online survey about their engineering career experiences.
OGSystems, a solutions provider with technologies in geospatial intelligence, big data analytics, and threat mitigation, enhances Parsons’ national security planning and designing of tomorrow’s resilient smart cities.
Three key executive appointments were announced including Ryan Brain, as president and CEO of WSP in Canada; Ivy Hoi Yan Kong, managing director of WSP in Asia; and André-Martin Bouchard, global director, environment.
The merger of the two firms will provide clients expanded services in community planning, urban design, landscape architecture, community engagement, and infrastructure, transportation, and environmental planning and design.
Matthew Janes, P.Eng., a senior engineer with Isherwood Associates in Toronto is president of DFI for 2019, while Daniel MacLean, P.Eng., of Keller Foundations Ltd. in Acton, Ontario joins the DFI Board.
Organizations including Manitoba Hydro, Hatch, AECOM, and the University of Manitoba are participating in the Manitoba 2030 Coalition (coordinated by Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba) to address gendered barriers to recruitment, retention and equity in the profession.