A top priority for the Department of Civil Engineering to foster and conduct innovative, cutting edge and applied research. Many of our faculty members and associate researchers are recognized as national and international leaders in their research fields.

The high quality of researchers are reflected by many prestigious research awards, publications in highly-ranked journals, editorial duties in prestigious journals and publications, and invited talks in conferences and by international institutions.

Researchers in the Department of Civil Engineering have carried out numerous inter- and multi-disciplinary projects covering diverse areas of research, which are supported by a number of research labs. Most of these labs are funded by Canadian Foundation for Innovation (CFI), together with the support from the University and industry partners.