Faculty of Engineering Graduate Research Symposium (FEGRS)

August 13 - 15, 2024
Donadeo Innovation Centre for Engineering
University of Alberta


The Faculty of Engineering Graduate Research Symposium (FEGRS) is an annual event conducted by the University of Alberta’s Faculty of Engineering.

FEGRS provides excellent research exposure and opportunities to support graduate and undergraduate students, preparing Alberta’s future engineers. Throughout the symposium graduate students share their work and connect with the research community, learning about cutting-edge research at the Faculty.

Topic Themes

Main theme

This year’s theme is Engineering the Future. Engineering is not just about solving problems; it is about envisioning possibilities and creating a better future for ourselves and generations to come. This conference is not just about showcasing the latest breakthroughs; it is about recognizing their potential to transform how we live, work, and interact with the world around us. Whether it is revolutionizing healthcare through cutting-edge technologies or optimizing energy consumption to safeguard our environment, engineering holds the key to addressing some of the most pressing challenges of our time. By bringing together experts, researchers, and graduate students from various disciplines, we aim to spark meaningful discussions, foster collaboration, and inspire a new generation of engineers.

Sub Themes

  • Advanced Materials and Manufacturing
  • Biomaterials and Their Applications*
  • Control, Robotics and Automation
  • Communication, Internet of Things, and Artificial Intelligence
  • Energy and Environment
  • Electronics and Photonics
  • Engineering in Healthcare
  • Fluids, Dynamics, and Thermal Systems
  • Infrastructure and Construction
* A joint symposium with the Canadian Biomaterials Society

Key Dates

Abstract Submission Deadline Extended To

Abstract Acceptance Notification


Kindly complete the registration form if you intend to join us for the presentations, professional development sessions, or industry mixer.

Abstract Submission

Abstract submission for 2024 is now open and the deadline is extended to May 29. The abstract submission form can be found here. Please use the abstract template provided here to ensure that your submission meets our formatting guidelines. If your abstract is accepted, you will be notified by June 20, 2024. All accepted presenters will be expected to present in person.

Presenters + Presentation details

Oral Presentation - TBD

Poster Presentation - TBD

Questions for the Committee?

Email us at fegrs@ualberta.ca