Special Issue 2 - Spring 2016

Student Award of Merit

Yixin Deng, an undergraduate student at McGill University, is convinced that the engineering profession revolves around two key principles: sustainable development and diversity.

She wants to apply this philosophy to the field of energy by promoting investment in green technologies within the oil industry.

Her flair for entrepreneurship has allowed her to create two businesses during her studies and act in various capacities at different companies in the oil industry.
Fact or fiction: Eating can power hearing aids!
 
Additive manufacturing, which is also known as 3D printing, is a thriving technology for some of the craziest innovative projects. A joint project named +Project is one of them. It was set up in Sliperiet, on the campus of Umeå University, and its ultimate goal is to build homes entirely with 3D printing techniques.
 

Special Issue 2 - Spring 2016

Student Award of Merit

Liane Bernstein is interested in medical imaging methods, and this September, she will begin the Ph.D. program at MIT in Boston.

For Liane Bernstein, innovation is at the core of engineering physics, and engineering physicists have a responsibility to help design new technologies, to the best of their abilities, in order to improve the quality of life of humans and protect the Earth.

September 2015

Dear Students,
 
It is a great pleasure to write to you for the first time. I was elected President of the OIQ on August 27 to take over from Robert Sauvé, Eng., FEC, who stepped down from the office in mid-August.

As you know, we are working hard to make the OIQ more efficient and transparent, and this transformation is already benefitting you in several ways!
Dave Whitlock , an American chemical engineer and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) graduate says he has not showered for 12 years in order to preserve the bacteria on his skin.
 
The OIQ will be on your campus for your career days. Look for the Streng.th stand to learn more about your future professional order.