A leader in innovative research and comprehensive, world-class teaching and learning.

The way we live and work is evolving at an unprecedented rate. New products and services are coming to market faster than ever before, and our understanding of the world is advancing just as quickly. Many of those discoveries are happening in our college at the University of Guelph. Our students graduate equipped for a shifting job market, prepared for dynamic careers in STEM. Our exceptional faculty, research teams and affiliated hubs help elevate Canada's reputation as a scientific and educational leader. The research we do breaks world records, wins awards, resonates across international scientific communities, and improves life. Welcome to the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences!


Features and Highlights

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Catalysts for Change

U of G researchers are exploring chemical methods that will reduce our reliance on fossil fuels. 

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2020 CEPS Awards

The CEPS faculty and staff awards were presented to six individuals on June 26, 2020.

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Seeds of Change

CARE-AI provides seed funding for four innovative, AI-focused projects from across U of G.

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Testing and Treating COVID-19

CEPS researchers are developing innovations to more efficiently test for, diagnose and treat COVID-19.


🥇The #UofG #3MT2020 Final Competition is open! #UofGChemistry student Aidan England is one of two CEPS competitors.… https://t.co/z2PKjUdE2G

Our College and awarded $126,000 to CEPS researchers for 9 projects designed to support the battle ag… https://t.co/vGqDbeqQ2z

#UofG #chemistry researchers save our planet by testing new methods for producing materials like fuel without relyi… https://t.co/P0pBCfzUgt

🏅Many congratulations to our 2020 CEPS Faculty and Staff Award winners! Their contributions to the College - and th… https://t.co/RX0n4HOM19

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