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4th TROTTIER SYMPOSIUM : DAY 2

Summary of the two conferences on Day 2 of the 4th Annual Trottier Symposium on Sustainable Engineering, Energy and Design, held April 11-12, 2017, at Polytechnique Montréal. MOBILITY OF PERSONS Marie-Hélène Massot, a professor at École d’Urbanisme de Paris, took a critical look at measures taken in France to reduce people’s dependency on the automobile. The…

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4th TROTTIER SYMPOSIUM : DAY 1

Summary of the two conferences on Day 1 of the 4th Annual Trottier Symposium on Sustainable Engineering, Energy and Design, held April 11-12, 2017, at Polytechnique Montréal. THE REAPPROPRIATION OF HISTORY The Symposium opened with a look in the rear-view mirror from Peter Norton, associate professor of history in the Department of Engineering and Society at the…

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Normand Mousseau Named Academic Director Of IET

The Institut de l’énergie Trottier (IET) is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Normand Mousseau as Academic Director. This theoretical physicist takes the reins of the IET, with the benefit of a 20-plus year professional career that counts many successes in both higher education and research. In addition to a bachelor’s and a master’s…

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Trottier Energy Futures Project

The results of this ambitious project are now available. The TEFP is a multi-year research and modelling effort to determine how Canada can substantially reduce its greenhouse gas emissions. This is the first attempt to undertake a comprehensive quantitative engineering analysis of Canada’s future energy systems, with the target of achieving an 80 per cent…