TOP SEVEN RESEARCH-INTENSIVE UNIVERSITIES IN CANADA
The University of Calgary ranks among the top seven research-intensive universities in Canada. The Schulich School of Engineering has the highest number of endowed research chairs for a school of its size and supports 160 full-time faculty members and over 1,000 graduate students, creating a research powerhouse located in Canada's most intensive engineering city. Contact the Office of Research Facilitation
The Schulich School's Research Strategy Builds on Existing Strengths
- information and communication technologies
This research strategy is aligned with the University of Calgary's research focus on leading innovation in energy and the environment; understanding human behaviour, institutions and culture; creating technologies and managing information for the knowledge society; and advancing health and wellness.
The Schulich School of Engineering features dedicated specialized research centres for biomedical, environmental, microsystems, and pipeline engineering; advanced research facilities including the Calgary Centre for Innovative Technology, and collaborative research relationships with interdisciplinary units like the Institute for Sustainable Energy, Environment and Economy.
With 35 research chairs throughout five engineering departments, the Schulich School of Engineering has the highest number of endowed chairs for a school of its size. Chair focus areas include: energy, environment, biomedical, information communications technology and sustainable futures.
|Research in Action
Dr. Elise Fear, an associate professor of electrical engineering at the Schulich School of Engineering, is trying to find a better, safer and more comfortable alternative to the traditional mammogram using low-power radar as a breast cancer diagnostic tool. Find out more about the research currently underway at the Schulich School of Engineering through the research in action link.
Research in Action Magazine
Fall 2009 l Issue 5 l Energy + Environment
Departmental Research Overviews
Download a research booklet (PDF) or follow the web links