CSCE awards for two CivMin faculty & an alumnus

CSCE award winners (L to R) Prof. Kyle Tousignant (CivE 1T2 & PhD 1T7) with Prof. Jeffrey Packer, and Prof. Shamim Sheikh.

The Canadian Society for Civil Engineering (CSCE) made presentations to CivMin Professors Shamim Sheikh and Jeffrey Packer at the Awards Gala on Friday, May 26 during the organization’s annual conference in Moncton, N.B. 

Sheikh was presented the A. B. Sanderson Award “in recognition of outstanding contributions by a civil engineer to the development and practice of structural engineering in Canada”.  

Packer was presented the Casimir Gzowski Medal “for the best paper in the Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering on surveying, structural engineering or heavy construction”.  The 2022 CJCE paper, on Concrete-Filled Hollow Structural Sections, was co-authored with Prof. Kyle Tousignant (CivE 1T2 & PhD 1T7), now an assistant professor at Dalhousie University.  This is the third time Packer has won this medal.