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!

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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 July 31st

 

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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 
 

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Photos by Owen Egan and Joni Dufour

 

TISED hosts and supports events for sustainable engineering and design 

 

 

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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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Energy Revolution? More Like a Crawl

 

We had the pleasure of hosting Vaclav Smil's talk on transforming energy systems in fall 2015.

 

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2016 report by IRPP and CAE on “Making better use of science and technology in policy-making"

 


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Sustainable Urban Water Supplies in California

This presentation by Stanford University's Richard Luthy described the approaches for dealing with drought in California and research that focuses on identifying and developing more sustainable solutions for urban water in the arid west.

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Photo by Owen Egan

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!

Senators getting a first-hand view of the Alternative Fuels Laboratory experiment and testing site!

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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.