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2021 CSME Intl Congress - 27-30 June Virtual Event

This year's CSME International Congress is being held online from June 27-30, 2021,

To register, please visit the Congress website:

The Congress provides a unique opportunity for practitioners, researchers, and students interested in mechanical engineering to share research and technological advancements, and to explore collaboration and networking opportunities.

We look forward to your participation in the Congress.

International VDI Conference on Gears 2021

The Association of German Engineers (VDI) is again organizing its “International Conference on Gears” to be held on 15-17 September 2021 at the Technical University of Munich (TUM), near Munich, Germany.

A benefit to CSME members is that they can participate in the conference at the same reduced price as VDI members. For more details, please visit the conference website.

40th International Conference on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering (OMAE 2021)

The 40th International Conference on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering (OMAE 2021) will be held online from June 21 – June 30, 2021.

CSME members are allowed to register at OMAE's "member" rates. For more details, visit the the OMAE 2021 website (

Engineering firms soon need a Permit to Practice in BC

Engineers and Geoscientists BC (EGBC) is now under new legislation (the Professional Governance Act) which introduces a new requirement for firms in BC to register with them to obtain a Permit to Practice, beginning July 2, 2021. All firms that engage in the practice of professional engineering or professional geoscience as part of their operations in BC (including firms that only provide these services internally) are required to register with Engineers and Geoscientists BC and to renew their registration annually.

VIES Speaker Series

The Vancouver Island Engineering Society (VIES), a chapter of the Canadian Society of Senior Engineers (CSSE), has converted its monthly Luncheon meetings to a Technical Speaker Series, now accessible universally via Zoom™. Many of the scheduled talks may be of broad interest to CSME members and so the Series is hereby announced and may be viewed here:

2021 CSME Tech Awards Winners

NEWS Communiqué (click to download pdf)

The Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineering (CSME), founded in 1970, is pleased to announce the winning recipients of its 2021 technical awards. These awards may be bestowed biannually to members of the society for their outstanding contributions to specific areas of mechanical engineering in Canada.

Passive House Canada Training

Passive House Canada is a national non-profit professional association advocating for the Passive House high-performance building standard. Passive House Canada's training goal is to increase the country's capacity to build healthier, more resilient and sustainable buildings that reduce carbon emissions and help Canada meet its climate action goals and agreements.

To view their full course calendar, please visit their website at

ECO Canada Internships Program

The ECO Canada Internship Program gives eligible employers up to $15,000 to hire interns for full-time, meaningful environmental jobs related to one or multiple STEM fields - Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics that also have a positive environmental impact. Internships typically last 12 months and are intended to lead to permanent employment.

Contact: or 403-233-0748 x1940 or x1941

Canadian Science Publishing Acquires Transactions of the CSME

Published since 1972, Transactions of the Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineering is a quarterly journal featuring comprehensive research articles and notes in the broad field of mechanical engineering. New advances in energy systems, biomechanics, engineering analysis and design, environmental engineering, materials technology, advanced manufacturing, mechatronics, MEMS, nanotechnology, thermos-fluids engineering, and transportation systems are featured.

Current List of Fellows

Alidad Amirfazli FCSME
Cristina Amon FCSME
Jorge Angeles FCSME
Nasser Ashgriz FCSME
Amarjit Banwatt FCSME
James A Barber FCSME
Aimy Bazylak FCSME
Kamran Behdinan FCSME
Donald Bellow FCSME
Ridha Ben-Mrad FCSME
Edmund Biden FCSME
André Biron FCSME and Life Member
Ilian Bonev FCSME
Roger Boudreau FCSME
Markus Bussmann FCSME
Sanjeev Chandra FCSME
Xiongbiao (Daniel) Chen FCSME
Zengtao Chen FCSME
Alex Czekanski FCSME
Javad Dargahi FCSME
Nedjib Djilali FCSME