One June 15, 2020, President Yves Beauchamp of the Canadian Academy of Engineering (CAE) announced the election of fifty new Fellows and two new International Fellows into the academy. Among this year’s award winners were several recent recipients of Engineers Canada Awards, as well former Engineers Canada CEO, Chantal Guay.
In a press release regarding the announcement, Beauchamp said, “Over the past 33 years, Fellows of the Academy have provided engineering leadership in the fields of education, infrastructure, innovation, and many more. We expect the new Fellows to expand upon these contributions to the prosperity, well-being and sustainability of Canada and its people. The new Fellows apply engineering principles from widely varying backgrounds, from industry, academe, and government, but they all have in common the demonstrated desire and ability to go beyond the normal practice of engineering and serve as role models in their fields and to their communities.”
The announcement was made in conjunction with the CAE’s 2020 Annual General Meeting, which was held by video conference due to the circumstances surrounding COVID-19. The in-person induction ceremony, which will honor both the 2020 and 2021 elected Fellows, has been postponed to June 2021, and will be held in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
The Canadian Academy of Engineering (CAE) is the national institution through which Canada's most distinguished and experienced engineers provide strategic advice on matters of critical importance to Canada. The independent, self-governing, and non-profit organization was established in 1987. Fellows of the CAE are nominated and elected by their peers, in view of their distinguished achievements and career-long service to the engineering profession. Fellows of the Canadian Academy of Engineering are committed to ensuring that Canada’s engineering expertise is applied to the benefit of all Canadians.
To read the full release, including inductees, please click here [PDF].