Dan V. Nicolau named first Chair of Bioengineering Department

It wasn’t just the prospect of furthering his research that lured Professor Dan V. Nicolau to McGill. It was the opportunity to build a bioengineering program from the ground up.
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A tool to measure the sustainable use of groundwater

The groundwater footprint. If you haven’t heard that term yet, read on, because it soon could become as familiar as “carbon footprint.”
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Active learning techniques becoming the new norm

A growing number of Faculty of Engineering professors are using innovative teaching strategies in their classrooms, encouraging students to take responsibility for their learning rather than just passively receive information.
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Dean’s Message

Nicell small pic lrThis is my first opportunity to speak to all graduates through the medium of the Dean’s Report, so I would like to share some thoughts about how I perceive my role—and more important, your role—during the next five years. Working together we can help to ensure success for our students and professors.

New dean has broad credentials as teacher, researcher and manager

Nicell large pic 2 lrThe Faculty of Engineering has a new dean, but one with a familiar face. Jim Nicell began his five-year term July 1, 2013, bringing with him a broad knowledge of our Faculty, McGill and the wider community. This Department of Civil Engineering and Applied Mechanics professor has been a pioneer from Day One of his 22-year academic career at McGill.

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