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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

  • Dal students' a‑maze‑ing robots
    Last week, Dal's third-year Electrical Engineering students took part in their annual robotics competition, the culmination of weeks of hands-on coursework building a robot to autonomously complete a simple-yet-challenging maze.
  • Revolutionizing construction with recycled tires
    Dal Engineering students, faculty and alumni have teamed up study how tire derived aggregate (or "TDA") can strengthen civil engineering and construction projects.
  • A summer full of science for kids in coastal Labrador
    Dal's student-run SuperNOVA education program may be best known for its Halifax-based summer camps, but some of its most exciting work takes place more than a thousand kilometres away in communities like those in rural Labrador.
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