Seed Grants for Planetary Health

We are funding novel, early-stage, bold ideas that look to bring simple, practical solutions
to health problems related to air and water pollution.


Applications are due January 31st


Learn more about the program


TISED hosts and supports events for sustainable engineering and design 



Join us for our Upcoming events!


Advanced Materials in Water Treatment and Reuse

TISED Scholar-in-residence Pedro Alvarez brings together experts and stakeholders to share opportunities and sustainable approaches on the application of engineered nanomaterials for water treatment and reuse!

Learn more about this event

Energy Systems Integration 

Lecture on the multidisciplinary global imperative for a low-carbon society with Prof. Mark O'Malley, TISED-hosted ICUF James M. Flaherty Visiting Professor 

Watch it Here!

Photos by Owen Egan and Joni Dufour


Open Forum with Senate of Canada Committee on Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources

Photo of Senators touring the Alternative Fuels Laboratory with TISED's Associate Director, Jeff Bergthorson (Mechanical Engineering)

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Sustainable industrial processes and manufacturing are part of our thematic priorities.



Read more about TISED's goals!

"Renewables: What holds us back? What moves us ahead?" was held in Spring 2016!



Watch Symposium presentations!

Dr. David Plant, a TISED member, focuses on optical interconnects that target improvements in power consumption.


Learn more about sustainability leadership!


Welcome to the Trottier Institute for Sustainability in Engineering and Design (TISED) within the Faculty of Engineering at McGill University. TISED promotes bold and green ideas through education, outreach, and research, where we aim 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.