Academic Units

Discovers the various academic units offered within the Faculty of Engineering.

Chemical and Biological Engineering

The Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering is characterized by its dynamic and innovative approach to both Engineering education and research. Our mission is to generate and disseminate knowledge to meet the ever-changing needs of society and particularly to prepare students to practice their chosen profession in an increasingly competitive global market.

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Civil Engineering

Civil Engineering is a rewarding and challenging profession. Primary endeavours of the civil engineer are building and maintaining the physical infrastructure of our society, as well as the utilization and conservation of natural resources for the benefit of humanity.

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Mechanical Engineering

The Department, founded in 1967, offers undergraduate as well as research and graduate programs in Mechanical Engineering and Biomedical Mechanical Engineering. Mechanical Engineering is a very broad field. The Department’s expertise and programs fully cover this breadth, offering students a broadly based education and a wide range of career choices.

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The School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

The School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science was formed in 1997 by the merger of the Department of Computer Science and of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. The School of EECS is the University of Ottawa's centre for research and teaching in all areas related to computing, computers and communications. This interdisciplinary school combines four cutting-edge programs: electrical engineering, software engineering, computer engineering and computer science.

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School of Engineering Design and Teaching Innovation

The School serves as a hub for three key roles and activities: to provide a launching pad for the next phase of the Faculty’s well-recognized activities in experiential engineering design that has been driven up to now by the Centre for Entrepreneurship and Engineering Design; to develop more broadly innovative approaches to teaching and learning in engineering, and to support the design of curricula that best meet the needs of the ever-changing engineering workplace and that underline a distinctive leadership role for the University of Ottawa. 

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