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 & Research

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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.

Dalhousie Legacy Award Winner

Congratulations to Barret Kurylyk of the Civil and Resource Department on receiving the President’s Research Excellence Award – Emerging Investigator.

Dr. Kurylyk will recevie his 2019 Legacy Award  on Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 4 - 5 p.m., in the Rebecca Cohn Auditorium, Dalhousie Arts Centre, with a reception to follow.   

Winner of the Civil and Resource 2019 Teaching Assistant Award
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Congratulations to Audrey Hiscock, Graduate Student in the Civil and Resource Department on winning the 2019 Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award!

Engineering Institute of Canada (EIC) Fellow

Congratulations to Dr. Craig Lake of the Civil and Resource Department who is one of 20 engineers inducted as an Engineering Institute of Canada (EIC) Fellow for his exceptional contributions to engineering in Canada. Dr. Lake will be receiving this honour at the Institute’s Annual Gala/Banquet in Ottawa on March 30, 2019.

Dalhousie Belong Research Fellowship Award Winner

Congratulations to Dr. Fadi Oudah of the Civil and Resource Department who is the recipient of the Dalhousie Belong Research Fellowship Award.

Research Project:  Reliability-Based Approach for Optimizing Tidal Turbine Base Foundation for Reduced Weight