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Think analytically and creatively

Our students learn to creatively solve tough real-world problems through hands-on experience. Explore our undergraduate and graduate programs.


Excellence in research and teaching

Award-winning research is carried out in each engineering discipline. Students learn alongside world renowned researchers in the classroom, the lab and the field.


Outside the box

Inspired by the recent federal election, first-year engineering students took a fresh and creative approach to ballot box design.


Solving a "pressing" problem in rural Africa

A design for a unique charcoal press by Dalhousie Engineering student Keilah Bias is not only winning awards, but also praise from a village halfway around the world.


Passion for the profession

Sarah Devereaux, Design Engineer and Partner with Dillon Consulting, champions women in engineering


Government of Canada announces six new Research Chairs at Dal

Dr. Pedram Sadeghian, Canada Research chair, Sustainable Infrastructure, is the Faculty of Engineering's newest Research Chair


A conversion from gas to electric

Second year Mechanical Engineering students, Greg MacDonald and Grant Poulain, created a new battery pack for a Toyota Rav4 vehicle.


About the Faculty of Engineering

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Students of the Faculty of Engineering benefit from professors who mentor and guide them through practical, real-world design projects. Learn more about the Faculty of Engineering.

Faculty and Research

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Leaders in their fields, our professors engage and challenge students to develop creative solutions to local, national, and international problems. Learn more about our faculty and their research specializations.

Engineering Events

Engineering News from Dal News

  • Remembering one of Dal’s engineering greats
    Industrial engineer Eldon Gunn’s impact is still felt at Dal and beyond, particularly in a new scholarship named in his honour.
  • A new era of innovation — built on an "IDEA"
    On Friday, September 30, Dalhousie officially announced the $64-million IDEA project: an extensive transformation of its downtown campus made possible by partnerships between donors, students, industry and the Government of Canada, which is contributing $32 million through its Strategic Infrastructure Fund.
  • The IDEA project: How it will transform Sexton Campus
    Construction is set to get underway on Dal’s long-awaited IDEA Project, a $64-million revitalization of Sexton Campus supported by donors, industry and the Government of Canada. Learn more about how new construction and significant campus renovations are set to catalyze a new era of education, research and community impact in downtown Halifax.
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