Canadian Society for Civil Engineering

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The Canadian Society for Civil Engineering (CSCE) (French: La Société canadienne de génie civil) was founded in 1887 as the Canadian Society of Civil Engineers, renamed in 1918 as the Engineering Institute of Canada (EIC), and re-established in June 1972 as member society of the EIC under the slightly different but current name.[1] It promotes advances in the field of civil engineering including geotechnical engineering, structural engineering, hydrotechnical engineering, environmental engineering, transportation engineering and surveying and geomatics engineering. Members who are professional civil engineers are usually categorized and may use the post nominals as associates (AMCSCE), members (MCSCE) or fellows (FCSCE); the grade of "Fellow" is achieved through election by one's peers within the CSCE.

There are also student chapters of the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering at many universities throughout the country including the University of Toronto, University of Waterloo, McGill University and the University of British Columbia [2][3][4].


  1. ^ Pieter R. Hart (February 2001). "History Notes - A Background History of the CSCE" (PDF). Canadian Civil Engineer. Canadian Society for Civil Engineering. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-07-06. Retrieved February 3, 2011.
  2. ^ "CSCE University of Toronto". CSCE University of Toronto. Retrieved 2017-11-13.
  3. ^ "STUDENT CHAPTERS | CSCE / SCGC". Retrieved 2017-11-13.
  4. ^ "UBC Canadian Society for Civil Engineering Student Chapter". Retrieved 2017-11-13.

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