5 LETTERS 5 ASSOCIATION 8 COUNCIL REPORT 9 PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE 32 DISCIPLINE AND ENFORCEMENT 36 ORGANIZATIONAL QUALITY MANAGEMENT 38 IN MEMORIAM 39 CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT NEWS / DEPARTMENTS SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2020 | volume 24 number 5 INNOVAT ION
COVER STORY THE PROMISE OF DIGITAL TWINNING
Digital twins are quickly gaining traction across multiple industries: building and large structure design, transportation, utilities, and HVAC control. Here in BC, a consortium of organizations are working together on the Learning Factory Digital Twin—a digital simulation of traditional factory processes aimed at producing complex aerospace parts.
ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IN GEOSCIENCE
Engineers and geoscientists are increasingly using computational power to aid them in their work. In BC, artificial intelligence is helping in the hunt for mineral deposits and predicting natural hazard events.
7 ANNUAL RENEWALS 9 CERTIFIED PROFESSIONAL COURSE 12 2020 PRESIDENT’S AWARDS 35 PROFESSIONAL SERVICES 38 CLASSIFIEDS 38 DISPLAY ADVERTISERS INDEX
ADAPTING TO A PANDEMIC
COVID-19 ground many industries to a halt, but many engineering consultants used new tools and methods to adapt and keep their projects alive.
ON THE COVER An inside view of an autoclave at the Boeing Composite Wing Center, using to apply super-heated pressure required to build the Boeing 777X's composite wings. P hoto : B ob F erguson /B oeing
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