Congratulations to PEOPLE Member Dr. Jianbing Li for being honored as 2024 Engineering Institute of Canada (EIC) Fellow

Dr. Jianbing Li is a professor and professional engineer in the School of Engineering at the University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC). He is the inaugural Chair of the Northern British Columbia Section of Canadian Society for Civil Engineering (CSCE). Dr. Li was named a CSCE Fellow in 2022. The Engineering Institute of Canada (EIC), founded…

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Free Registration: People & Mitacs Professional Development Workshops March 15, 2024

People Network is offering the online workshops for our HQP this semester. All students, research assistants, postdocs are encouraged to attend this event. Below are course information and workshop times. More information can be found in Mitacs training Each course bundle includes an interactive instructor-led session following an online self-paced course. Course bundle 1: Careering Planning Part 1: Self-paced…

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Environmental Systems Research (ESR) is calling for submissions to the Collection on Emerging Contaminants in Environment. Deadline: June 30 2024

Emerging contaminants (ECs) are synthetic or naturally occurring chemicals or any microorganisms that are not commonly monitored in the environment but have the potential to enter the environment and cause known or suspected adverse ecological or human health effects. Various new synthetic chemicals are being added to the environment each year. This topical collection will…

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Congratulations to Dr. Bing Chen on his appointment as the president of Canadian Society for Civil Engineering for 2024-25

Congratulations to the Director of PEOPLE Network Dr. Bing Chen (Memorial University) on being appointed president of the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering (CSCE) for 2024-25! The CSCE, created to develop and maintain high standards of civil engineering practice in Canada and to enhance the public image of the civil engineering profession, is a not-for-profit…

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Dr. Yiqi Cao Received the Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship

Dr. Yiqi Cao (Memorial University) received the Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships 2022-2023, awarded by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC). Dr. Cao is supervised by Dr. Baiyu (Helen) Zhang, Memorial University. His project is titled “Developing a sustainable degrade-sequestrate (DS) bioreactor to simultaneously treat marine oily wastewater and capture CO2 in the…

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PEOPLE 2023 summary, student awards, and conference photo

Celebrating a successful PEOPLE 2023 International Conference in Montreal and online – We hosted 210 presentations from diverse disciplines from 20 countries and 42 technical sessions in 21 themes. This featured 4 plenary keynotes, 1 special talk, 15 technical keynotes, 2 workshops, 160+ oral presentations, 20 poster presentations, and ~300 registrants in-person and online. Thank you to all…

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