Engineering Spotlights

Our Engineering Spotlights feature the amazing students, faculty, and staff of UPEI's Faculty of Sustainable Design Engineering. 

a welder standing behind a work table
Jan 5, 2024 | Campus Spotlight

"Sometimes I do get weird and special requests from all sorts of people as we build all sorts of machines and prototypes—that's what makes my job so unique."

UPEI professor Stephanie Shaw
Dec 11, 2023 | Faculty, Profile

An assistant professor in UPEI's Faculty of Sustainable Design Engineering, Dr. Shaw's research focuses on resource consumption, energy, and emissions.

UPEI engineering student Rosaline in the faculty of sustainable design engineering building
Sep 5, 2023 | UPEI Viewbook 2024

Meet Rosaline, UPEI Bachelor of Sustainable Design Engineering student. Originally from Damascus, Rosaline hopes to work in the sustainable energy sector and obtain a Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.

UPEI engineering student Yvan in the Faculty of Sustainable Design Engineering building lobby
Aug 15, 2023 | UPEI Viewbook 2024

Meet Yvan, Bachelor of Science in Sustainable Design Engineering graduate (Class of 2023). Originally from Mauritius, Yvan had always wanted to come to Canada for university, and discovered UPEI's Engineering program was a perfect match.

upei engineering student bridget patterson in the faculty of sustainable design engineering building
Sep 16, 2022 | Students, UPEI Viewbook

"Overall, my drive to graduate and continue to elevate my education comes from my passion for helping people in the most impactful way possible."

upei engineering student prabhakar bholah standing in the faculty of sustainable design engineering building
Sep 16, 2022 | Students, UPEI Viewbook

Following his father's advice to study in North America, Prabhakar travelled from Mauritius to join UPEI's unique engineering program.

upei student elvis nyong
Apr 27, 2022 | Students

His team is working with PEI company and faculty industry partner Aspin Kemp and Associates to complete their fourth-year clinic project.

dr. wayne peters
Apr 22, 2022 | Faculty

As the interim dean, Dr. Peters spends most of his time working with faculty, staff, and students to ensure the best experience possible for engineering students. 

upei engineering graduate and professional engineer peter doiron
Apr 20, 2022 | Success Story

Professional engineer and UPEI graduate Peter Doiron embodies the vision of UPEI’s Faculty of Sustainable Design Engineering: providing opportunities for students to become qualified engineers who study, live, and work in Prince Edward Island

UPEI engineering assistant professor doctor Nadja Bressan
Sep 9, 2021 | UPEI Viewbook

Find out why Dr. Bressan came to UPEI from South America, and about her exciting work in a field she created: veterinary medicine engineering.