The Materials Engineering Program has a strong research record, with a mix of fundamental research coupled with work of direct commercial relevance conducted in collaboration with industry. The program offers opportunities for study in fields ranging from materials production, including extraction from ores and recycling, to design, development and processing of these materials.
Graduate studies in Mechanical Engineering at Dalhousie University are designed to help students develop and strengthen understanding of their selected specialty in Mechanical Engineering through state-of-the-art research work, lectures, tutorials, and laboratory activities. Modern, well-instrumented laboratories provide experience to ensure a thorough understanding and appreciation of the subject matter. The department consists of twenty-three full-time faculty members, seventy postgraduate students, and over three hundred undergraduate students.