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Dr. Josh Leon, Dean of Engineering; The Honourable Scott Brison; Andy Fillmore, MP for Halifax and Keith Porter, Civil Engineering Student

checking out the prototype of a 3D printed microscope attachment for smart phones, developed by Keith, during the Post-Secondary Institutions Strategic Investment Fund announcement


Faculty receive Awards

Civil & Mineral Resource Students learn Surveying

Hands-on learning is exciting and gets our students out of the classroom.


Civil Engineering student holding a measuring tape

Civil Engineering program

Civil engineers design and construct the infrastructure that our lives revolve around - from roads to office towers and beyond. Learn more about the options in our Civil Engineering program.


Student working in the field in Mineral Resource Engineering program

Mineral Resource Engineering program

If you're interested in learning how to extract minerals from the Earth in an environmentally-friendly, economic way, explore our Mineral Resource Engineering program.


Student working with faculty

Capstone Projects

Are you involved in Civil Engineering practice? Wondering how you can get more involved with our students? Watch the Capstone video below and learn more about our 4th-year capstone design projects. Please contact Ms. Andrea Doncaster (andrea.doncaster@dal.ca) for further information.


About Civil & Resource Engineering


The Department of Civil and Resource Engineering provides an educational experience that will prepare you to become a successful professional, capable of life-long learning and further advanced studies.  Learn more about the department.

Faculty and Research

CR Engineering Faculty CTA

At Dalhousie University, not only do students learn from the best they can also work on fascinating research projects alongside them.  Learn more about our experienced and knowledgeable faculty and staff.

Congratulations to our very own Dr. Graham Gagnon

Dr. Gagnon has received the title of University Research Professor which is granted to a limited number of individual Dalhousie faculty members who have achieved distinction in scholarship.  Dr. Gagnon has been awarded the appointment, and the title, for the period July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2021.

* Civil Engineering Coastal Resource Management Tier II FINAL POSTING.pdf
Canada Research Chair – Tier II - Assistant/Associate Professor position available in Environmental Engineering for Marine and Coastal Resource Management