Tyler Gallant

Lead Experimental Engineer

Email:
tegallant@upei.ca

Phone:
(902) 894-2812

Office:
Faculty of Sustainable Design Engineering building, 304

Overview:
In June 2018, Tyler took on the role of Lead Experimental Engineer, which involves managing the sourcing, installation, and maintenance of equipment in the teaching labs and shops. He also provides technical support to research personnel, students and clients on industry-related projects. Generally, his areas of interest include thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, renewable energy, energy efficiency, experimentation and data analysis. Tyler is the Area Safety Lead for the Faculty of Sustainable Design Engineering.

Originally from Oyster Bed, PEI, Tyler completed a Diploma in Engineering at UPEI, a Bachelor's in Mechanical Engineering at Dalhousie University, and a Master's in Applied Science at the University of Waterloo. Tyler's master's thesis was focused on the development of measurement techniques for assessing the aerodynamic performance of wind turbine blades.

Prior to his time as Lead Experimental Engineer, Tyler worked as a Laboratory Technician and Industry Research Engineer with the Faculty of Sustainable Design Engineering. In both positions, Tyler supported the engineering faculty, staff and students by coordinating the procurement and installation of equipment and acting as a technical resource for internal and client projects.