Redefining engineer for the future

January 2018

The first two definitions of an engineer in the Concise Oxford Dictionary of Current English (1974) are: designs and constructs military works; a soldier of the branch of the [more…]

Global warming—us or them

November 2017

I fully concur, “It is important to consider all sides of an argument” (“Considering all sides,” Engineering Dimensions, September/October 2017). Last year (2016) NASA confirmed (again) [more…]

No science backing

November 2017

I believe everyone has the right to their own personal beliefs, however I don’t believe reputable magazines should print beliefs that have no scientific backing, [more…]

This is a crisis

November 2017

I noted two strong objections to a previous article on climate change in the July/August edition of Engineering Dimensions. I wanted to challenge some of the [more…]

A P.Eng. is a P.Eng.

November 2017

I wanted to tell you how impressed I was with the March/April 2017 issue of Engineering Dimensions, which contained many articles on PEAK. Congratulations are in [more…]

Remaining self-regulated

September 2017

I enjoy reading each issue of Engineering Dimensions. I want to take this opportunity to make some comments regarding PEO’s status as a self-regulating profession. [more…]

Erring on the side of safety

September 2017

Two letters in Engineering Dimensions (July/August 2017, p. 53 and 54) argue that catastrophic anthropogenic climate change is not settled science. I agree, but that’s [more…]

Considering all sides

September 2017

It is important to consider all sides of an argument, but those sides are only worth reporting if their positions are credible. The arguments against [more…]

Not just a theory

September 2017

The letter entitled “The other side” on page 54 (Engineering Dimensions, July/August 2017) is from a climate change denier and I’m surprised you permit misinformation [more…]

Beyond our control

September 2017

I have just read the letters by Ronald Bradshaw, P.Eng., and Stephen Korn, P.Eng., on pages 53 and 54 of the July/August 2017 issue of [more…]

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