Sandra Gelly, P.Eng., senior project engineer at GAME Trenchless Consultants, received the Prix du CERIU award Dec. 1 at INFRA Congress 2015.
Since 2012, CERIU (the Centre for Expertise and Research on Infrastructures in Urban Areas) board of directors have given the award to an institutional, corporate and municipal member in thanks to their contribution to CERIU.
Criteria for selection includes membership in CERIU, active involvement with the committees and subcommittees, technological contribution that has helped in the advancement of CERIU and its activities and historical contribution to the creation, sustainability or development of CERIU activities.
Gelly’s involvement at CERIU began in 2004 after her graduation from McGill University, in Montreal, where she spent a year and a half working on projects such as sliplining and HDD sample tenders.
In addition to Gelly, who received the corporate member award, other CERIU members receiving the Prix du CERIU award at INFRA Congress 2015 were municipal member Sylvain Boudreau, City of Gatineau, Quebec and institutional member Florian Lafage, ACRGTQ.
CERIU is a Montreal, Quebec-based not-for-profit organisation whose mission is to act as an expertise and reference center for the sustainability of municipal infrastructures. The annual INFRA Conference, hosted by CERIU, welcomes more than 1,500 engineers, technicians, decision makers, managers, researchers and urbanists as well as 47 exhibits.