Graduate Students

Graduate studies in SFU’s Sustainable Energy Engineering (SEE) are designed to develop advanced theoretical and applied technical knowledge. SFU offers a leading high-tech program supported by world-renowned faculty and outstanding research facilities.

Our SEE programs are delivered in a new state-of-the-art facility at SFU's Surrey campus, located in the fastest growing community in Metro Vancouver. All of our students enjoy the beauty of British Columbia’s mountains and ocean, the mildest climate in Canada, and the amenities of a world-class city combined with affordable living.

Every year, our multicultural research teams welcome new graduate students from around the world. The result is a solid and dynamic training experience assisted by dedicated professors.

SEE is a part of the Faculty of Applied Sciences, which is home to internationally recognized researchers who hold numerous awards and distinctions. Our research programs are supported by several federal and provincial sources, and we maintain a high level of interaction with industry, government and research institutions.

Together, we are changing the world with innovation and technology.

Academic Programs

SEE currently offers the following graduate degree programs:

Research Areas
The program aims to offer a unique ecosystem for advanced research in sustainable energy engineering. Through training in formal coursework and hands-on research, SEE graduates will be capable of working with integrity to invent, improve, design and deploy sustainable clean energy technologies addressing the clean energy needs for now and the future.

Candidates will develop a strong aptitude for research and exceptional quantitative, analytical, and design skills in areas such as sustainable harvesting, conversion, storage, distribution, utilization, transition, and management of energy and environmental resources.

Application Information

Graduate applications are now closed for the Fall 2019 semester. For full details about the application process, admission requirements, tuition fees and scholarships, please visit the SFU Graduate Studies website:

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