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Capstone team helps local company reduce carbon footprint


Dawne Skinner, PhD candidate, and co-founder of Acuicy Wins at Spring Investment Challenge


Imhotep's Legacy Academy (ILA) announces $829,570 over three years to support Canada-Wide Out of School Time Experiential STEM Activities for Underrepresented Youth


Elisabet Astatkie empowering future STEM leaders through Imhotep’s Legacy Academy


Dr. Noreen Kamal awarded over $1 Million for NSERC Grant

Job Alert: Digital Twin Engineering in Ocean Industries, Chair Tier 1

The Department of Industrial Engineering within the Faculty of Engineering at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, invites applications for a Tier 1 NSERC Canada Research Chair (CRC) in “Digital Twin Engineering for Ocean Industries”. The Canada Research Chair Program was established by the Government of Canada with the purpose of attracting outstanding researchers to the Canadian university system. Tier 1 Chairs, tenable for seven years and renewable once, are for outstanding researchers acknowledged by their peers as world leaders in their fields. More information on the CRC Program and eligibility can be found at .
About The Opportunity

Dalhousie University is a world leader in ocean research, complementing a thriving ocean industry sector and research facilities in the region, including COVE, the PIER, and Ocean Supercluster. In particular, the Ocean Frontier Institute ( OFI ), established in 2015 and headquartered at Dalhousie University, is a global leader for innovative ocean research. OFI was recently awarded a $155M+ award from the Canada Research Excellence Fund, for Transforming Climate Action ( TCA ), a major investigation into climate change and the ocean, with a focus on mitigation and adaptation solutions.
The Chair will perform cutting-edge research to develop advanced Decision Support Systems ( DSS ) to support sustainable human uses of ocean spaces. This will require new conceptual and technical research, advancing the state of the art in Digital Twin Engineering by applying operations research, systems engineering and simulation to offshore technologies, including those which help mitigate climate change such as offshore wind farms. Applying and advancing techniques such as Deep Learning ( ANN ), Reinforcement Learning (RL), and Deep Reinforcement Learning (ANN+RL) would be beneficial. Based on ocean sensor networks’ inputs, the developed DSSs will support the monitoring, prediction, environmental impacts and technical engineering management of ocean industry designs and operations (ex. offshore wind, aquaculture, tidal energy, etc.). The Chair is expected to provide a scientifically groundbreaking, practice-oriented, and fruitful research program, in collaboration with TCA projects, and related industry and government initiatives.

Application is open until Mar 15, 2024:

Publication Alert: An Adaptive Sequential Decision-Making Approach for Perishable Food Procurement, Storage and Distribution Using Hyperconnected Logistics

Dr. Noreen Kamal and Dr. Pemberton Cyrus are 2023 Discovery Award recipients

Discovery Awards began in the spring of 2002 with the mandate to recognize talented individuals and outstanding companies in Nova Scotia for their national and international work in science and innovation.

Congratulations Dr. Kamal and Dr. Cyrus!

IE alumni to lead networking event and answer questions for current students

Dr. Noreen Kamal talks with CBC about how to get the best in stroke treatment to patients outside Nova Scotia's largest city

Manika Sahu shares her experiences at McCain Foods Work Term

Publication Alert: Expert Systems with Applications

Dr. Peter Vanberkel, PEng, PhD shares his insight with Matt Galloway today on CBC Listen about the crisis level for ambulance wait times.

Congratulations Gizem Koca on Time Study Publication!

Publication Alert: International Journal of Production Research

Keynote Speaker Floris Goerlandt at #komarec23

Dr. Ron Pelot talks about the impacts of shipping, such as noise, emissions, potential spills, and ship paths in ice

Dr. Uday Venkatadri new Head of the Department of Industrial Engineering at Dalhousie University

$1.4M grant for IE students and postdoctoral fellows to develop innovative, effective and efficient ways of delivering health care

Faculty of Engineering News

Engineering Communications  –  News
Thursday, April 11, 2024
A Capstone team of chemical engineering students help a local clean tech company turn waste into innovation
Engineering Communications  –  News
Thursday, April 4, 2024
Since opening their doors in 2017, 2 Crows Brewing Co has been on a mission to decrease their carbon footprint. As part of that commitment, the Halifax company is now sourcing 95 per cent of its ingredients locally.
Engineering Communications  –  News
Tuesday, March 26, 2024
“Global warming is becoming a bigger and bigger issue and I believe that in the future If a company is not sustainable, they won’t survive,” says the senior year Dalhousie Industrial Engineering student.
Engineering Communications  –  News
Thursday, March 14, 2024
Ushaan Hindolia first learned about the concept of the Iron Ring during his second year of engineering at Dalhousie University. As an international student, the ring’s deep tradition and symbolism fascinated him.
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Faculty of Engineering Events

Engineering Communications  –  Events
Tuesday, April 9, 2024
Join us for the 8th annual Dalhousie Engineering Capstone Conference (DECC) which will be held on Sexton Campus on Tuesday, April 9th, 2024, from 1 PM to 3 PM.
Engineering Communications  –  Events
Thursday, March 21, 2024
Registration is now open for 1st year Engineering students. This event offers an opportunity to learn more about the various undergraduate Engineering Disciplines available at Dalhousie University.
Engineering Communications  –  Events
Thursday, March 7, 2024
Join us for a webinar to discuss life at Dalhousie!
Engineering Communications  –  Events
Wednesday, March 6, 2024
In celebration of National Engineering Month, the Faculty of Engineering invites you to meet our Engineering student competition teams and societies.
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