A Faculty of Excellence

Simon Fraser University respectfully acknowledges the Musqueam, Squamish, Tsleil-Waututh, Katzie, Kwikwetlem, Qayqayt, Kwantlen, Semiahmoo and Tsawwassen peoples on whose traditional territories our three campuses reside. Pictured above is the newly constructed Sustainable Energy Engineering building on the Surrey campus. The building is LEED® Gold Certified and has been designed with sustainability features.

NATIONAL AND GLOBAL RECOGNITION

#1 IN CANADA

for comprehensive universities1

FIRST

in Canada to offer a Professional Master’s Program with big data and Visual Computing concentrations

#1 IN CANADA

for computer vision publications2
 

TOP 50

among computer science departments in the world3

#11 IN THE WORLD

FOR COMPUTER VISION AND COMPUTER GRAPHICS PUBLICATIONS2   
 

FIRST

in Western Canada to offer a Sustainable Energy Engineering program

FACULTY OF APPLIED SCIENCES ALUMNI 4

90%

are satisfied or very satisfied with their program

97%

were employed two years after graduation

$81,597

AVERAGE SALARY TWO YEARS AFTER GRADUATION

FACULTY OF APPLIED SCIENCES STUDENTS 5

 
4870 STUDENTS

4281 UNDERGRADUATES

353 MASTER'S

236 PHD

FACULTY OF APPLIED SCIENCES FACULTY

 

>110 FACULTY MEMBERS

6 Canadian Academy of Engineering Fellows

6 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Fellows

4 Royal Society of Canada Fellows

4 Canada Research Chairs

2 Canada CIFAR AI Chairs

CANADA RESEARCH CHAIRS

Dr. Majid Bahrami

Professor, School of Mechatronic Systems Engineering

Tier I Canada Research Chair in Alternative Energy Conversion Systems

Dr. Erik Kjeang

Professor, School of Mechatronic Systems Engineering

Tier II Canada Research Chair in Fuel Cell Science and Technology Development

Dr. Sheelagh Carpendale

Professor, School of School of Computing Science

Tier I Canada Research Chair in Information Visualization

Dr. Manolis Savva

Assistant Professor, School of Computing Science

Tier II Canada Research Chair in Computer Graphics

OTHER NOTABLE CHAIRS AND SCHOLARS

Dr. Angel Chang

Assistant Professor, School of Computing Science

Canada CIFAR Artificial Intelligence Chair

Dr. Faranak Farzan

Assistant Professor, School of Mechatronic Systems Engineering

Chair in Technology Innovations for Youth Addiction Recovery and Mental Health

Dr. Bernhard Rabus

Professor, School of Engineering Science

NSERC/MDA Industrial Research Chair in Advanced Satellite Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) Technologies, Techniques and Applications

Dr. Mo Chen

Assistant Professor, School of Computing Science

Canada CIFAR Artificial Intelligence Chair

Dr. Angelica Lim

Assistant Professor of Professional Practice, School of Computing Science

Rajan Family Scholar in Computing Science

Dr. Lesley Shannon

Professor, School of Engineering Science

NSERC Chair for Women in Science and Engineering, BC and Yukon Region


1. Maclean’s University Rankings (2020) 2. CSRankings.org (2020) 3. Academic Ranking of World Universities (2014) 4. BC Student Outcomes Survey of 2017 Faculty of Applied Sciences graduates (2019) 5. Student data is from SFU Institutional Research and Planning (2020-21)