Canadian Society for Civil Engineering

Canadian Society for Civil Engineering

June 23, 2008 12:06 ET

Canadian Society for Civil Engineering Elects Mr. Guy C. Gosselin, P.Eng., of the NRC

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - June 23, 2008) - G.C. Gosselin, a professional engineer licensed in Ontario, was elected President of the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering (CSCE) at its 37th Annual General Meeting in Quebec City, QC, on June 12, 2008.

Mr. Gosselin obtained a B.A.Sc. in civil engineering from the University of Ottawa in 1979 and holds a Masters in Structural Engineering from the University of Saskatchewan and an MBA from the University of Ottawa, Mr. Gosselin joined the National Research Council of Canada (NRC) in 1980.

Mr. Gosselin has enjoyed a diversified career at the NRC over the last three decades, touching on the development and marketing of the National Building Code of Canada and other construction codes and guides; the conduct of fire research and fire investigations; the evaluation of innovative construction products; and the development of the National InfraGuide. Mr. Gosselin is recognized for his key contributions in establishing a strong and effective partnership between industry, the NRC and provincial/territorial government authorities with regards to the funding and delivery of national construction codes in Canada. He currently manages senior relations with industry on behalf of NRC-Institute for Research in Construction.

Mr. Gosselin has given much of his time to engineering societies. After successively serving as Honorary Treasurer for the Engineering Institute of Canada and the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering, Mr. Gosselin was elected President of the Engineering Institute of Canada in 2002. He later helped organize EIC's very successful 2006 Climate Change Technology Conference and currently serves on the organizing committees of two international conferences.

Mr. Gosselin is the recipient of many professional and outstanding achievement awards. He was elected a Fellow of both the Engineering Institute of Canada and the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering for his demonstrated leadership in serving and advancing the engineering profession.

Founded in 1887, the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering is a national, not-for-profit, learned society. It is dedicated to providing civil engineers with opportunities to increase their professional development through continuing education, networking, advocacy, and publications. With a National Office in Montreal, CSCE is comprised of 20 sections across Canada, one section in Hong Kong, and many technical and interdisciplinary committees. CSCE is a constituent society of the Engineering Institute of Canada.

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  • Canadian Society for Civil Engineering
    Louise Newman
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    514-933-2634 ext. 23
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    louise@csce.ca