Moussa Thiam, doctoral student at the University of Ottawa, has developed cement from sand, gravel and plastic waste. He plans to develop his project so that he can participate in building more affordable concrete roads in his home country of Mali. This will also enable the country to rid itself of its troublesome trash problem.
 


Source : Les Observateurs
In 2011, when she won the first Student Award of Merit, Martine Blouin was in the 3rd year of her bachelor of biomedical engineering program at Polytechnique Montreal. The award arrived just in time, allowing her to begin her master at ETS without complication. Five years after receiving this prestigious award, Streng.th wanted to know what became of the lucky winner.

Special issue - Winter 2016

Receive a $100 gift card in exchange for participating in a one-hour photo session in Montreal at 5 p.m. on Monday, March 21.
In conjunction with the 2017 Soirée de l’excellence on Monday, May 8, the Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec awarded five engineering students.  Three received a Student Awards of Merit and two received a Fellowship for Excellence in Graduate Studies and a Special Award.
Valentin Kassarnig, a student at the University of Massachusetts in the United States, has created a machine that produces grammatically correct, properly arranged political speeches according to the speaker’s political party.

Special issue - Winter 2016

Take advantage of March, National Engineering Month, to participate in the many activities dedicated to engineering that will be held in numerous cities in Québec and across the country. For this occasion, Engineers Canada invites you to visit the National Engineering Month site to read the profiles of inspiring engineers.
Eight students from Polytechnique Montreal, Concordia University, McGill University, UQAM and ETS are putting on a benefit show at 7 p.m. on March 18 in order to lend a helping hand to the thousands of Syrian refugee children who have fled to neighbouring countries to escape war.

Special issue - Winter 2016

The month of March has no fewer than 25 international days dedicated to a specific theme. The most well-known of them are March 8, which is International Women's Day, March 20, which is International Francophonie Day, and March 22, which is World Water Day.

But did you know that March 25 is International Procrastination Day? This day was celebrated for the first time in 2010.