Teaching Excellence

Our professors are dedicated educators who are passionate about teaching and mentoring the next generation of engineers. A culture of excellence in teaching in the Faculty of Engineering has been recognized by professional organizations and the university community itself.

  • Excellence in Education Award. Since 2002, 5 Faculty of Engineering professors have won the Excellence in Education Award from the Association of Professional Engineers, Geologists, and Geophysicists of Alberta (APEGA).
  • Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching. In the two years since the award was established, Faculty of Engineering professors have won the Provost’s Award for Early Achievement in Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching.
  • Medal for Distinction in Engineering Education. Two Engineering professors have won the Canadian Council of Professional Engineers’ Medal for Distinction in Engineering Education.

Engineering professors have initiated unique programs to help improve their teaching effectiveness and help students get the most out of their university experience.