Susan Tighe, a civil and environmental engineering professor, has been named a member of the Engineering Institute of Canada (EIC) for her "exceptional contributions to engineering in Canada."
She will be formally inducted as an EIC member in April 2020 at the institute’s annual awards gala.
Tighe, a Waterloo Engineering alumnus, is the Norman McLeod Chair in Sustainable Pavement. Earlier this year, she began a five-year term as the University of Waterloo's deputy provost and associate vice-president integrated planning and budgeting.
Founded in 1887, EIC is a federation of 12 engineering societies based in Canada covering a broad range of engineering branches. Originally known as the Canadian Society of Civil Engineers, it was the first national professional engineering society in Canada.