University of Saskatchewan Courses
The Department of Biomedical at the University of Saskatchewan is a site of interdisciplinary learning and activities. It combines Biomedical Engineering with physical Sciences and Engineering with Clinical Medicine and Life Sciences. The department does not offer any undergraduate courses, however, it offers M.Sc, M.Eng, post-graduate diploma and PhD programs in its graduate course.
The M.Sc and M.Eng. programs are two-year courses wherein students can choose either the thesis-based or the project-based option, while the PhD course has a four-year duration. It has 74 full-time working faculty, wherein most of them are the recipients of International Embryo Technology Society Mentor of the Year Award, SmithKline Beecham Award for Research Excellence and numerous grants in eminent universities along with publications in internationally recognized journals and papers.
Some of its primary areas of research include:
- nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy and magnetic resonance imaging
- biomedical signal and image processing
- applications of artificial neural networks
- fuzzy logic and expert systems
- physiological system modelling
- medical instrumentation.
Chemical and Biological
The Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering at the University of Saskatchewan aims to equip their students with the necessary skills to tackle careers as professional engineers.
- B.E. in Chemical Engineering
- Biochemical Option
- Mineral Processing Option
- Petroleum Option under its undergraduate wing.
The graduate programs include M.Sc. and PhD courses in Biological Engineering and M.Eng., M.Sc. and PhD in Chemical Engineering. The graduate program in Biological Engineering is project or thesis-based. The M.Sc program is for two years, while the PhD programme is for four years.
The M.Eng. and M.Sc programs under chemical engineering are of two years each, while the PhD program is for a minimum of four years. Chemical Engineering Student Society, ChESS, is an initiative by the department wherein the members facilitate social outings, conduct tutorials and organize graduation ceremonies for the graduating students in the department.
Its primary aim is to create a close-knit community within the department.
The board of faculty consists of 15 full-time working faculty who are well-versed in research areas such as Fluidization and Multiphase Flow Systems, Clean Energy and Sustainability. They have organized and participated in talks, have been published in illustrious journals, have authored books and chapters for significant academic texts.
The main areas of research in the department are as follows:
- Biotechnology and Bioprocessing
- Energy and Renewable Resources
- Mineral Processing and Materials.
Civil, Geological and Environmental
The department focuses on the design, construction, management, and planning of the built environment . In its undergraduate program, the department provides degrees in Civil Engineering, Geological Engineering and Environmental Engineering. The department’s graduate program offers M.Eng., M.Sc. and PhD courses in Civil Engineering.
Graduate courses in Civil Engineering cover four broad areas: Transportation; Geological, Geotechnical, and Geo-environmental Engineering; Structures and Materials Science and Water Resources and Environmental Engineering.
The department has a total of 25 full-time working faculty who have been published in internationally recognized journals and have organized and participated in conferences.
Electrical and Computer Engineering
The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Saskatchewan is completely accredited by the Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board. Its curriculum is carefully designed to provide students with the right learning at the right stage while placing major emphasis on core engineering subjects for the first two year and then on subjects specialized in technical and design-based principles in the third and fourth years. It offers B.E., B.E & B.Sc (dual-degree) for its undergraduate program and P.G.D, M.Eng., M.Sc. and PhD for its graduate program.
The postgraduate diploma is a course-based program, while both M.Eng. and M.Sc. have the option of being either project or thesis-based. The Ph.D. is a four-year thesis-based program.
The department has four labs namely
- Photonics Lab
- Tau Lab
- General Lab
- DSP Lab
- Power Lab.
Some of the department’s primary areas of research are as follows: Digital Signal Processing, Sensors, Circuits, and Devices, Power and Energy and Digital Systems.
The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Saskatchewan follows an interdisciplinary approach, as it is linked to the divisions of Biomedical Engineering and Environmental Engineering. The department also fosters partnership with popular industries and organizations for research to facilitate students with their design projects. The department offers Bachelor of Science in Engineering (B.E.) - Mechanical Engineering and Bachelor of Science in Engineering (B.E.) - Mining Option as its undergraduate programmes.
The graduate program offers M.Sc, M.Eng., P.G.D. and PhD programs. In the M.Sc. and PhD programs, graduate students are required to complete course-work and a project, while P.G.D. students are only required to complete course-work. All graduate programs are conducted under the supervision of a faculty member. The department has laboratories for specific research purposes such as Applied Mechanics and Manufacturing, Biomechanics and Bioengineering, Fluid Power and Controls, Materials Science and Metallurgy and Thermo-fluids and Heat Transfer.
The board of faculty has a total of 24 full-time members who have undertaken various projects such as the Development of Particle Image Velocimetry Technique, Particle Image Velocimetry of Wall Jet Flows and Turbulence Modelling and are the recipients of New Research Award, Teaching Excellence Award, to name a few.
The department’s primary areas of research are as follows:
- Advanced Engineering Design and Manufacturing
- Applied Mechanics and Machine Design
- Biomedical Engineering
- Control Systems,
- Robotics and Fluid Power,
- Engineering for Agriculture
- Fluid Dynamics
- Thermal Sciences and Energy
- Materials Science and Metallurgy.
The University of Saskatchewan constitutes the pure sciences departments of Chemistry, Biology, Environmental Earth Sciences, Mathematics, and Physics. The Department of Chemistry offers Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Science Three-year, Bachelor of Science Honours and Bachelor of Science Double Honours under its undergraduate programme while it’s graduate program includes MSc and PhD degree.
The Department of Biology offers Bachelor of Science Four-year, Bachelor of Science Three-year, Bachelor of Science Honours and Bachelor of Science Double Honours in Biochemistry in its undergraduate programme while it’s graduate program includes MSc and PhD degree. The Department of Environmental Earth Sciences in its undergraduate program provides degrees in Bachelor of Science Four-year, Bachelor of Science Honours, Co-operative Education Option.
The Department of Mathematics offers Bachelor of Science Four-year, Bachelor of Science Three-year, Bachelor of Science Honours and Bachelor of Science Double Honours in its undergraduate course while it’s graduate program includes M.Math, MSc and PhD degree. The Department of Physics provides Bachelor of Science Four-year, Bachelor of Science Three-year, Bachelor of Science Honours and Bachelor of Science Double Honours within its undergraduate program while it’s graduate program includes MSc and PhD degree.