UBC professor to serve on the GIEES board of directors

The new, non–profit Global Institute for Energy, Environment and Sustainability (GIEES) has been incorporated in the U.S. and will be based out of Massachusetts Institute of Technology. UBC Civil Engineering Professor Don Mavinic is one of two Canadians to be invited to serve on their international board. The 15 member board will have a mandate to provide technical and research services/advice on global energy, environment and sustainability with initial focus to the UN, World Bank, and the Asian Development Bank. For more information, click here.