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Research, innovation and entrepreneurship

With unique, world-class research centres and game-changing technology, the Faculty of Engineering is helping lead Canada's entrepreneurial revolution.

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Engineering programs at UNB

Learn in some of the best undergraduate engineering labs in the country. Our seven programs, life-changing research projects and entrepreneurial technology management tools will allow you to create a strong future for yourself and the world.

Engineering in the news

See how our programs go beyond the boundaries of a typical engineering degree

New students: Join us for UNBetween

UNBetween is a transition-to-university camp for new UNB engineering students. Stay in residence, attend real classes and receive advance standing credit for the fall.

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UNB students head to national competition with innovative projects

Engineering students from will show off their innovative creations and technical prowess on a national stage at the Canadian Engineering Competition in Toronto, including one group that designed a prosthetic hand for children.

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UNB researchers test virtual reality to treat phantom pain

Researchers at the Institute of Biomedical Engineering are studying whether virtual reality helps patients quiet the signals that cause phantom pain.

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Smart grid solutions for industry and utilities

Investing in next-generation clean energy infrastructure and technologies will advance Canada’s efforts to build a clean economy, meet the world’s future energy needs and help realize our climate change goals.

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New director for startup accelerators

The J. Herbert Smith Centre for Technology Management & Entrepreneurship has recruited a new executive who brings additional might to its efforts to propel new startups.

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Our departments

Learn more about our hands-on courses, research and programs

  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Technology Management & Entrepreneurship