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Materials Engineering

Faculty of Engineering

Master of Engineering (MEng)
Master of Applied Science (MASc)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)


The Materials Engineering Program has a strong research record, with a mix
of fundamental research coupled with work of direct commercial relevance conducted in collaboration with industry. The program offers opportunities for study in fields ranging from materials production, including extraction from ores and recycling, to the design, development, and processing of these materials.

Length of Program

  • MEng - typical time to complete is 2 years
  • MASc - typical time to complete is 2 years
  • PhD - typical time to complete is 3-4 years

Topics of Research

Topics of current research include powder metallurgy processing of light metals, intermetallics, and cermet materials, corrosion, electronic materials development, synthesis of intermetallic compounds, ceramic processes and properties, as well as composite materials synthesis.

Admission Requirements

Candidates must satisfy the general requirements for admission to the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

Contact Information

Subject Code: MATL
Tel: 902-494-1288
Email: gsr@dal.ca
Address: Faculty of Engineering, Dalhousie University
5248 Morris Street
PO Box 15000
Halifax, NS  B3H 4R2
Graduate Coordinator: Dominic Groulx
Graduate Coordinator Tel: 902-494-8835
Graduate Coordinator Email: dominic.groulx@dal.ca
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