Alex Bruton

Senior Instructor

Department of Geomatics Engineering

MBA (Innovation and Marketing)

2007

PhD (Geomatics Engineering)

2001

BSc (Surveying Engineering)

1996

Contact information

Location

Information and Communications Technology: ICT 248

Preferred method of communication

Please contact me by email.


Research and teaching

Teaching areas

  • Entrepreneurship education
  • Engineering education
  • Innovation
  • New venture and product design
  • Design thinking

Teaching / Research areas of focus

Dr. Bruton teaches and does research in the areas of entrepreneurship and engineering, with focuses on entrepreneurship education, engineering education, innovation, new venture and new product design, and design thinking.


Awards

Professor of the Year, Geomatics Engineering (1st and 2nd year), University of Calgary, 2019

Peak Scholar, University of Calgary, 2018

Professor of the Year, Geomatics Engineering (3rd and 4th year), University of Calgary, 2018

Outstanding Teaching Performance Award, Schulich School of Engineering, University of Calgary, 2017/18

Teaching Achievement Award, Schulich School of Engineering, University of Calgary, 2015/16

3E Learning Award for best experiential learning activity, 2012

Top Workshop Award, USASBE Conference, 2012

3E Learning Award for Best Experiential Learning Activity, 2010

Entrepreneurial Educator of the Year in Canada, Futurpreneur Canada, 2012

Avenue Magazine, Top 40 Under 40, 2011

Alberta Colleges and Institutes Faculties Association (ACIFA) Award for Innovation in Teaching, 2008