Donadeo Innovation Centre for Engineering

University of Alberta

Edmonton, AB, Canada

an industry-driven, 


education and
research network
at the
University of Alberta.

Arising from a grass-roots recognition of the need to change the way universities and industry interact, The CISC Centre for Steel Structures Education and Research ("The Steel Centre") was created at the University of Alberta to ensure that university research is closely tied to industry needs, that graduates are well-trained in the design and detailing of steel structures, and that students and industry personnel have opportunities for close interaction and mentorship. The Steel Centre is the Canadian steel construction industry’s student-centred hub for innovation and industry development.


We challenge traditional boundaries.


The Steel Centre has a goal that every student, including undergraduates, is involved in a research project. This hands-on experience coupled with outstanding education quality produces students that ...


Innovation in education, mentorship, and leadership development.