Louise Millette, P.Eng., FEC, Ph.D., is Director of the Department of Civil, Geological and Mining Engineering at Polytechnique Montréal and she is committed towards the implementation of sustainability principles in the engineering profession. She is Adjunct Director of the Interdisciplinary Research Centre on Operational Sustainable Development (CIRODD). Prof. Millette strongly believes in the importance of integrating these notions in engineering curricula, and she is chair of the academic committee of the Institute on the Environment, Sustainable Development and Circular Economy (Institut IEDDEC) of the University of Montreal Campus. She is also head of Polytechnique Montréal’s Sustainability Office.
David Lapp, FEC, P.Eng., IRP, is Manager, Globalization and Sustainable Development at Engineers Canada. A geological engineer, he is active in climate change, infrastructure, environment and sustainability issues as they affect the practice of engineering. His work includes the development of practice guidance in these areas which includes the development and application of an infrastructure climate risk assessment tool known as the PIEVC Protocol that is used in Canada and internationally.
Patrick Cigana, P.Eng., M.Sc.A, has practiced engineering for over 15 years in the private and academic sectors. Through his subsequent involvement in active politics, he developed an acute awareness of the social aspects of sustainable development. He is currently Senior Advisor at Polytechnique Montréal’s Sustainability Office.
Shirley Fagnen, P.Eng., M.Sc.A., is also Sustainability Advisor at Polytechnique Montréal. Her previous experience includes work as life cycle analyst and as a sustainable development specialist in a consulting firm. She also has experience in developing MOOCs and will be animating and moderation the discussion forum.
Alexandre Courchesne, P.Eng., M.Sc.A, is currently teaching sustainable development to future engineers at Polytechnique Montréal, where he is also responsible for the undegraduate sustainability thematic orientation. He has over 10 years experience in the field of sustainable development, mainly as a life cycle analyst.
Jean-François Verret, P.Eng.
Director - Projects, Geology and Exploration
Director – Public Affairs, Communications and Community Engagement
Denis Lefebvre, P.Eng.
Greg Laflamme, P.Eng.
Matt Osler, P.Eng.
City of Surrey
Carrie Baron, P.Eng.
City of Surrey
Anouk Desjardins, P.Eng.
Université de Montréal
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Multimedia Director, Educational Media
Suzelle Barrington, P.Eng., FEC, Ph.D.
Member of the Accreditation Board
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