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University of Alberta - 2016

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Research Description

Research Description By Graduate Engineering Department

Biomedical Engineering

Nanostructured Biomaterials, Spinal Cord Injury and Rehabilitation, High-resolution MR Imaging, Diffusion MR Imaging, Cardiac MR Imaging, Limbic System MR Imaging, Brain MR Spectroscopy.

Chemical and Materials Engineering

Biochemical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Catalysis, Ceramics, Clean Coal, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Corrosion, Electronic Materials, Environmental Engineering, Fuel Cells, Fluid Mechanics, Heavy Oil Upgrading, Kinetics, Mass Transfer, Materials Processing, Mechanical Metallurgy, Microbial Bioprocessing, Mixing, Nanomaterials, Nanotechnology, Numerical Analysis, Particulate Processing, Physical Metallurgy, Oil Sands, Polymerization, Polymers, Process Control, Pulp & Paper Technology, Rheology, Separation Processes, Statistical Thermodynamics, Surface & Interfacial Science, Synthetic Biology, Thermodynamics, Welding.

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Biomedical Engineering, Construction Engineering & Management, Productivity Improvement, Computer Applications for Construction Engineering & Management; Optimization of Aggregate & Concrete Manufacturing, Construction Planning & Control, Infrastructure Management & Rehabilitation,Environmental Engineering; Water & Wastewater Treatment Processes, Urban Infrastructure, Water Quality Mangement, Cold Regions Engineering, Solid Waste Management, Risk Assessment & Management, Industrial Waste Management, Environmental Chemistry, Environmental Microbiology, Geotechnical & Geoenvironmental Engineering, Tunnels & Underground Openings, Stress and Deformation Analyses of Earth Structures, Permafrost Engineering, Slope Stability Studies, Reservoir Geomechanics, Cold Ocean Geotechnical Engineering, Geosynthetics, Environmental Geotechnics, Site Characterization, Soil Liquefaction, Mining Engineering, Rock Mechanics & Ground Control, Underground Mining, Surface Mining, Mineral Economics & Mine Design, Petroleum Engineering, Enhanced Recovery Techniques, Horizontal Well Technology, Pressure Buildup & Drawdown Analysis, Mathematical Simulation of Petroleum Recovery Systems, Structural Engineering, Steel Structures, Cold-Formed Steel Structures, Concrete & Prestressed Concrete Structures, Masonry Structures, Wood Structures, Advanced Composite Materials, Water Resources Engineering, Cold Regions Aspects of Hydraulics & Hydrology, Fluid Mechanics, Hydraulic Structures, Hydrology, River Engineering, Urban Hydraulics & Hydrology, Computational Methods, Oil Sands, Masonry, Transportation, Railbed Ground Hazards, Heavy Oil, Reservoir Engineering, Traffic Safety, Traffic Operations & Control

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Commmunications & Signal Processing; ATM & B-ISDN; Coding & Information Theory; Image Processing & Multimedia Technology; Nanotechnology; Networks; Optics; Signal Processing & Digital Filter Design; Wireless Communications; Computer Engineering; Software Engineering; Digital Circuit Testing & Design for Testability; Soft Computing, Fuzzy Systems, Neural Networks, Evolutionary Computing; Biomedical Applications of Computers; Digital & Analogue Circuits, Low-Power Design, Instrumentation; Visual Computing, Multimedia Technology, Image & Video Compression; Digital Filter Synthesis, Digital Signal Processing, A/D & D/A Conversion; Computer Arithmetic; Logic-Enhanced DRAM & SIMD Computer Architecture; Semiconductor Memory Design & Test; Application-Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC) Design; Formal Models & Practical Tools for Parallel Computation & Distributed Systems; Infrastructure for WWW-Based Feature Development; WWW-Based Tools for Software Engineering Education; Computer & Communications, ATM Technology; VLSI Design; VLSI CAD Tools; Electromagnetics; Applied Electromagnetics; High Power Lasers; Laser Plasma Interactions & Laser Applications; Laser Plasma Theory; Laser Plasmas, Pulsed Laser Deposition, Laser Ablation, Laser Applications; Medical & Industrial Lasers; Microwaves; Radio Astronomy; Ultrafast Photonics; Waveguide Optics; Microelectronics & Sensors; Analog Circuit Design; Micro Machining; Microelectronics; Microfabrication; Vacuum Technology;Biomedical Engineering; Robotics & Control Systems; Power Electronics; Power Engineering; Thin Film Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Advanced Composite Materials Engineering; Fibre Reinforced Polymer Composites; Viscoelastic Behaviour & Constitutive Modeling for Epoxy Polymer; Representative Volume Finite Element Analysis; Transverse Cracking of Coupon Specimens; Long Term Performance of Glass Fibre Reinforced Tubulars Under Biaxial Fatigue Loading; Short & Long-Term Failure of Multidirectional Tubes; Effect of Environment on Glass-Bibre Epoxy Resin Composites; Metal Matrix Composites; Alloys Under Monotonic & Cyclic Unlaxial & Biaxial Loads; Damage Mechanisms & Short Crack Behaviour in Alumina Particle-Reinforced Aluminum Alloy; Monotonic & Low-Cycle Fatigue Behaviour of Cast SiC/AI-Si Composites, Micro-Macro Investigation of Damage in Cast Silicon Carbide Reinforced Aluminum-Silicon Alloy Composite under Monotonic & Cyclic Multiaxial Stress States; Aerosol Research; Nanotechnology;

Research Description By Engineering Research Center

Canadian Centre for Clean Coal/Carbon and Mineral Processing Technologies (C5MPT)

Clean Coal; Carbon Capture & Storage; Coal Catalysis; Coal Gasification; Coal Upgrading; Dewatering; Flotation Separation; GHG Reduction; Interfacial Science; Mineral Processing; Process Water Quality; Reservoir Geomechanics; (

Future Energy Systems Research Institute (FESRI)

FESRI will establish an integrated research program uniting University of Alberta researchers in engineering, sciences, social sciences, humanities, business and law. FESRI will concern itself both with:
- finding solutions to the critical challenges of today’s energy system, which is vital to Canada’s current economy; and
- developing technologies and practices that position Canada to thrive in a future, lower-carbon economy.

Ingenuity Lab

Biomaterials; Bio-nanotechnology; Information & Communications Technology; Environmental Remediation; Materials Science; Nanodevices; Nanofabrication; Nanomedicine; Nanotechnology; Synthetic Biology; Technology Transfer; (

Institute for Oil Sands Innovation (IOSI)

Bitumen Upgrading & Characterization; Non-Aqueous Extraction; Online Instrumentation for Oil Sands; Oil Sands Mining, Extraction & Upgrading Technologies; Tailings Process Fundamentals; (


Atomic Force Microscopy; Confocal Microscopy; Electron Beam Lithography; Electron, Ion & Vibration Spectroscopy; Etching; Flow Cytometry; Microfabrication; Nanofabrication; Nanotechnology; Nano-scale Characterization; Photolithography; Scanning Electron Microscopy; Scanning Tunneling Microscopy; Sputtering; Spectrophotometry; Thermogravimetric Analysis; Thin-Film Deposition; X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy; (

Oil Sands Tailings Research Facility (OSTRF)

Consolidation of Mature Fine Tailings; Oil Sands Tailings Dewatering; Oil Sands Tailings Management; Oil Sands Tailings Reclamation; Process-Affected Water Treatment; Tailings Stabilization; (

Peter S. Allen Magnetic Resonance Research Centre

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI); 1.5 T, 3 T and 4.7 T Full-Body MRI Systems; Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI); High Field Diffusion Imaging, High Field Multimodal Imaging; Sodium Magnetic Resonance Imaging;

The Nasseri School of Building Science and Engineering

The Nasseri School for Building Science and Engineering is working to become an established school that fosters ongoing research and development in building and construction sciences. The School will grow into a nerve center for innovation, industry collaboration, and the training of future building engineers.