School of Engineering Design and Teaching Innovation

The School of Engineering Design and Teaching Innovation brings engineering design, multidisciplinary education, experiential learning and professional skills development to both our undergraduate and graduate students in all programs at the faculty.

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About the school

The School of Engineering Design and Teaching Innovation (SEDTI) is redefining the engineering learning experience at the Faculty of Engineering. With an approach adapted to the realities of the 21st century, our mission is to train the next generation of change makers.

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Equity, Diversity and Inclusion are core values of the school.
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Both social and environmental Sustainability will be fully integrated into the student experience.
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The school adapts to and supports our students, allowing them to customize their education to fit their career goals.
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The school aims to equip all students with the leadership skills needed to push boundaries and to become change-makers.
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The active engagement of our domestic, international and multidisciplinary partners plays a crucial role in re-defining students’ education.


Undergraduate programs

Graduate programs

Experiential learning

Bridging the gap between theory and practice is essential in training the future generation of engineers. Building on existing programs under the Centre for Entrepreneurship and Engineering Design, SEDTI provides experiential learning opportunities to every engineering program, so that thousands of students each year get to experience collaborative projects with industry and within multidisciplinary teams.

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Centre for Entrepreneurship and Engineering Design (CEED)

Strengthen your entrepreneurship and design skills through events and entrepreneurial competitions, design spaces and facilities, professional development training, project-based courses, and partnerships with industry.
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School research areas

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Widening the funnel: encouraging BIPOC youth to join the automotive and mobility industry

In 2023, the Faculty of Engineering secured funding from the Ontario Centre of Innovation (OCI) to improve access to the automotive and mobility indus…
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Championing teaching innovation in engineering classrooms

When we think of a typical university classroom, we picture a lecture hall filled with students listening to a professor. While this structure is stil…
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Cybersecurity certification: courses made for you

Discover cybersecurity courses and training available at the Faculty of Engineering to enhance your studies.
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Get involved

From scholarships to design projects, there are many ways in which you can partner with the SEDTI. Help us nurture and inspire young people to be the national and global leaders that society’s challenges demand.
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Contact us

Hanan Anis

Director of the School and Engineering Design and Teaching Innovation

Minto Sports Complex, room N205

Line Campeau

Senior Administrative Officer
Minto Sports Complex, room N205
613-562-5800 ext 7327