Breaking down barriers

May 2018

I appreciated the January/February issue of Engineering Dimensions profiling women of diverse backgrounds who are professional engineers (“25 outstanding female engineers”). Reading the inspiring stories reminded me [more…]

Welcome a designer designation

May 2018

The letter entitled “Redefining engineer for the future” by B. Grant Gordon, P.Eng. (Engineering Dimensions, January/February 2018), certainly struck a chord with me. I have two [more…]

Need to be tougher on members

May 2018

“There have long been calls for reform (to self-regulation in Ontario) and they are getting louder. They include demands to scrap self-regulation.”  — Toronto Star, March [more…]

So much for green science

May 2018

I am still impressed by the two courageous letters by Ronald Bradshaw, P.Eng. (“Questioning the cause”) and Stephen Korn, P.Eng. (“The other side”) published in [more…]

Thanks for focusing on women

March 2018

Thanks for putting the focus on women in engineering in the current issue (January/February 2018) of Engineering Dimensions. As a woman and mechanical engineer, I thoroughly enjoyed [more…]

There is a climate crisis

March 2018

I am a proponent that there is a climate crisis that is significantly intensified by human activity, based on the scientific consensus. But humans seem [more…]

Risk management for engineers

January 2018

I enjoyed reading the article “How safe can you really make it?” in the November/December 2017 issue of Engineering Dimensions. About 25 years ago we asked [more…]

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