Faculty & Staff Information


The Faculty of Engineering at the University of Alberta is home to approximately: 200 faculty members who teach, mentor students and conduct leading-edge research; 150 professional and support staff who provide technical, administrative, management, information technology, student, and teaching support and services; 120 research professional and operational staff who support the research initiatives in the Departments and Faculty; and other teaching and research professionals.

The Faculty of Engineering provides a collegial, energetic work environment that encourages creativity and excellence.


Career Opportunities
The Faculty of Engineering is a vibrant centre of teaching, research and service. The faculty provides a collegial, energetic work environment dedicated to creativity and excellence.

Faculty & Staff Life
A community of talented, creative individuals, faculty and staff in the Faculty make important and lasting contribution to life in the Faculty, in the University, and the broader community.

Faculty & Staff Resources
The U of A is supports its faculty and staff members in various ways. Resources are available to you to aid in professional development, wellness, and to help manage personal matters.


Faculty Forums

ALL FACULTY MEMBERS are encouraged to participate in the upcoming Engineering Faculty Forums. Professors at all ranks will join the conversation and provide everyone the benefit of their experience. Please RSVP online.

Associate Dean Appointment

The Faculty of Engineering is sharpening its focus on people-from potential and current students to support staff and professors-with the creation of a new associate dean position. Ania Ulrich, a professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering since 2008, began a five-year appointment as the Associate Dean (Outreach) effective July 1, 2017.

Chair Appointments

John Doucette, who joined the Faculty of Engineering in 2005, has been appointed to serve a five-year term as Chair of the Department of Mechanical Engineering.

In the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Simaan AbouRizk, has been appointed Department Chair. AbouRisk has been with the U of A since 1990, became a full professor in1997, and a distinguished professor in 2015. Due to pre-existing commitments, he will take the office in 2018. Civil Engineering professor Samer Adeeb is serving as interim chair until then.