Faculty and Research

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Our professors are leaders in their fields, engaging and challenging students to develop creative solutions to local, national, and international problems. Learn more about our faculty and their research specializations.

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The Faculty of Engineering is committed to supporting our students, with a full range of student support services offered at a one-stop satellite office on our Sexton Campus. Visit the Student Services @ Sexton page to learn more!

Engineering News from Dal News

  • New Sexton street names celebrate diversity trailblazers
    With two Sexton Campus streets in need of new names, Dalhousie is recognizing the legacies of Mathieu DaCosta, the first named African in Canada who served as an interpreter for French settlers, and Norma Eddy, the first woman to graduate from what is now the Faculty of Engineering.
  • Understanding the link between fracking and earthquakes
    Researchers studying hydraulic fracturing have answered a longstanding question over how the practice can sometimes cause moderate earthquakes and may be able to use their model to forecast when quakes linked to fracking might occur.
  • Space craft
    Engineering student Arad Gharagozli is heading to the European Space Agency’s academy to learn about operating a spacecraft from the ground — the sole Canadian selected for the program.
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