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Sustainable Engineering Institute

Phone: 514 340-4711 Ext. 5974 Room: T-310 Pavillons Lassonde
Primary sphere of excellence in research
Sustainable Transport and Infrastructures
Secondary sphere(s) of excellence in research
Environment, Economy, and Society

Research areas description

The mission of the Sustainable Engineering Institute is to effectively deploy sustainable engineering through an interdisciplinary and intersectoral research and education program. Further, it seeks to promote innovation and the transfer of knowledge, solutions and technologies to economic actors, governments and civil society.

The Institute pursues five main objectives:

  1. Accelerate the transition to a net-zero economy by increasing sustainable engineering research and innovation capacity.
  2. Transform the training of new generations of engineers by emphasizing sustainable engineering perspectives that cuts across all engineering disciplines.
  3. Drive innovation and the transfer of knowledge, solutions, and technologies via sustainable innovation ecosystems in strategic sectors of the ecological and energy transition.
  4. Promote the co-construction of global solutions by forging close ties with societal stakeholders.
  5. Formulate and promote sustainable engineering solutions and the net-zero economy transition.

Research interests

Expertise type(s) (NSERC subjects)

Research staff

Professors / researchers (4)

Press review about Sustainable Engineering Institute

June 1, 2022, ICI Radio-Canada | Les grands entretiens, Louise Millette, l'ingénieure préoccupée par la dimension sociale de son métier Ce grand entretien revient sur le parcours, les engagements et l'influence sur la société de Louise Millette, professeure agrégée au Département des génies civil, géologique et des mines.