U of A Engineering Alumni have demonstrated that our programs provide much more than a professional education. Our Alumni confirm that education continues well after graduation and many have contributed substantially and broadly to endeavours outside their immediate fields, based on know-how, problem-solving, and ethical and professional discipline initially honed during their education.
Several establish themselves as leaders in research, industry, government, not-for-profit organizations, and society. Together, the companies of which our Alumni are founders, CEOs, and leaders account for over 40 per cent of the Gross Domestic Product of the province of Alberta. Generation after generation, our Alumni emerge as responsible citizens who continually renew connections between education, research, industry, and local, national and global communities.
The contributions of our 20,000 alumni to industry and society are too numerous to mention; among them are role models such as: