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Faculty of Engineering
UNB Fredericton

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Graduate programs

Our engineering graduate students get hands on, collaborative education that provides exciting opportunities to conduct industry-leading research, launch a business or design the future.

Research matters

Our faculty members understand the importance of research. They attract over $12- million annually in research revenue from public councils, government organizations and industrial partners.

Business and entrepreneurship

We understand the importance of being business savvy in the engineering world. That’s why UNB has more than 75 spin-off and start up companies with over $43 million in university-wide research funding annually.

Industry-driven solutions

Research projects at UNB’s Faculty of Engineering are solving real-world problems through innovation and design.

Smart Skin

Developing an artificial touch-sensitive skin using nanotechnology to detect and measure pressure.

Oceanographic and Seabed Mapping Surveys

Producing oceanographic and seabed maps ranging from advanced processing of bathymetric sensors and data in Canada’s Arctic to the geographic and natural forces at work in the Saint John harbour.

Leading research in Biomedical Engineering

UNB is home to the first graduate program in biomedical engineering in Canada, now part of our internationally acclaimed Institute for Biomedical Engineering, which is home to a regional clinic specializing in upper-limb prosthetics.

Marine Additive Manufacturing Centre for Excellence

Based at the University of New Brunswick and housed within the Faculty of Engineering, the Marine Additive Manufacturing Centre of Excellence is the first in Canada to use 3D metal printing to manufacture certified parts for the marine industry.

Emera & NB Power Research Centre for Smart Grid Technologies

The Emera & NB Power Research Centre for Smart Grid Technologies will be a global leader in the transformation of electric power systems into smart grids through R&D, innovation, commercial partnerships, high-quality researchers and state-of-the-art research facilities.