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Earn your undergraduate degree in Chemical, Materials, or Environmental Engineering or explore graduate studies in Chemical Engineering or Food Science and Technology.


Award-winning faculty

Our faculty are experts in their fields. Search our faculty listing to learn more about their teaching and research specializations.


Where will an Engineering degree take you?

Laura Payne came to Dalhousie from Corner Brook, Newfoundland, looking for new opportunities. Today, she’s a confident engineer, teacher, presenter and humanitarian.


Cheers to beer research

Alex Speers, in collaboration with scientists from the University of Saskatchewan and the Canadian Grain Commission, was the first to prove the connection between a brewing defect and a fungus that infects barley in the field. Read the Dal News story.


About the department

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The Department of Process Engineering and Applied Science encompasses Environmental, Chemical, and Materials Engineering as well as Food Science. We offer programs of study at the undergraduate and graduate level. Learn more about our department.

Faculty & Research


From the production of biodiesel from microalgae to the effects of temperature and shear flow on the composition of nanocrystalline triglycerides (which structures baking shortenings, chocolate, creams and many other materials) – learn more about our research areas and facilities.