Research areas

Advancing solutions that change lives

Intelligent and autonomous systems


Autonomous vehicles (AVs) and transportation systems – planning and coordination

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Biosystems and biomedical engineering


Biomechanics

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Engineering for the environment


Water and wastewater treatment

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Greenhouse gas (GHG) emission mitigation

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Climate change adaptation of civil infrastructure

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Construction and operation of sustainable and resilient infrastructure

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Planning and integration of sustainable transportation systems

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Impact of disruptive technologies on integrated infrastructure systems

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Design innovations for sustainable communities

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Sustainable stormwater and wastewater management

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Assessing risk and reliability, and hazard/risk mitigation

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Advanced materials innovations for sustainable infrastructure

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Energy engineering


Hydrocarbon reservoir properties and processes

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Geotechnical aspects of pipeline engineering

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Sustainable renewable energy from waste biomass

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Schulich's research priorities

Research that makes a difference in people's lives and the world drives what we do. 

Engineering research touches everything. We are developing leading-edge tools and technologies to address challenges from the nanoscale to the global scale.