|Description:||The University of Calgary ranks among the top seven research-intensive universities in Canada. The strength of the graduate student population reflects the research of the faculty, the high quality laboratories and research facilities available, innovative teaching methods, and interdisciplinary academic and research excellence. The Schulich School of Engineering's graduate enrollment currently exceeds 1,000 students.
In 2008, the Schulich School of Engineering was ranked the top school in Canada for teaching sustainable engineering. The survey of 37 engineering schools across the country was part of the annual Corporate Knights magazine ranking of social progress at business, engineering and law schools.
The Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering is internationally recognized for its research in areas such as biomedical engineering, chemical processing, energy, environment, and advanced materials, and attracts over $15 million per year in research funding.