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Spotlight on Engineering in March

March 2, 2021

It’s a month that brings attention to the world-saving solutions and rewarding careers that are possible with engineering.

March puts the spotlight on engineering in Canada and around the world. World Engineering Day for Sustainable Development is celebrated on March 4, recognizing the contribution engineering makes towards the UN’s Sustainable Development goals and marking the release of the 2nd UNESCO Engineering Report.

“Engineering plays a key role in achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals as it utilizes the principles of science and mathematics to develop practical applications in food, water, energy, environment, sustainable cities, natural disaster resilience and other areas which are crucial to all mankind… Engineering is at the heart of our modern world and will shape the future, as has been the case for millennia.”
—UNESCO

The celebration continues for National Engineering Month in Canada. Over 500 events take place this month for curious, young minds to learn about the field of engineering.

At DIALOG, our engineering teams do more than just bring the architectural vision to life. Our structural, electrical, and mechanical engineering teams are an integrated part of the design team right from the beginning. The design sensibilities of these experts are the reason our spaces are comfortable to inhabit, responsible towards our planet, and elegantly structured.

Many of our engineers and technologists teach or mentor students entering the field, and we have supported students through highly engaging scholarships and work placements for decades.

This month—and every month—we appreciate the contribution our engineering teams make towards improving communities and the environment we all share.

Meet our Engineering Leaders

Naresh Arora Partner, Electrical Engineer
Gerry Carson Partner, Structural Engineer
Raul Dominguez Partner, Mechanical Engineer
Henry Doornberg Partner, Electrical Engineer
Fadi Ghorayeb Partner, Structural Engineer
Ralph Hildenbrandt Partner, Structural Engineer
Georg Josi Partner, Structural Engineer
Daria Khachi Partner, Structural Engineer
Grant Kidd Partner, Mechanical Engineer
Chris Lenzin Partner, Structural Engineer, Calgary Studio Chair
Rob Mariani Associate, Mechanical Engineer
Jim Montgomery Partner Emeritus, Structural Engineer
Steven Oosterhof Partner, Structural Engineer
Neil Robson Partner, Structural Engineer
Thomas Wu Partner, Structural Engineer
Rod Yeoh Past Partner, Mechanical Engineer
Chris Barr Associate, Electrical Engineering Technologist
Neel Bavishi Associate, Mechanical Engineer
Marie Briones Associate, Structural Engineering Technologist
Cameron Franchuk Associate, Structural Engineer
Juan Garay Associate, Structural Engineer
Mark Gorman Associate, Mechanical Engineer
Gamal Ghoneim Associate, Structural Engineer
Joshua Johnson Associate, Mechanical Engineer
Nabil Mansour Associate, Structural Engineer
Matt Parkes Associate, Mechanical Engineer
Edmon Pon Associate, Electrical Engineer
Daniel Prescott Associate, Mechanical Engineer
Mehrak Razavi Associate, Structural Engineer
Ryan Renihan Associate, Structural Engineer
Sandra Renihan Associate, Structural Engineer
Cameron Ritchie Associate, Structural Engineer
John Schultz Associate, Mechanical Engineering Technologist
Diana Smith Partner, Mechanical Engineer
Aaron Suppin Associate, Electrical Engineer
George Unger Associate, Contract Administrator
Mark van Bockhoven Associate, Structural Engineer
Ryan Willmer Associate, Structural Engineer
David Young Associate, Director of Electrical Design