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Suzanne Kresta PhD, P.Eng., F.E.C. Dean & Professor Chemical and Biological

3B48.9 Engineering Building
57 Campus Drive
Saskatoon, SK
S7N 5A9

Research Area(s)

  • Turbulent Mixing
  • Multiphase Flow
  • Process Kinetics


Education and Experience

Dr. Kresta joined the University of Saskatchewan on January 1, 2018 as Dean of the College of Engineering after 26 years at the University of Alberta. She holds a BSc from the University of New Brunswick (UNB, 1986), an MSc in Integrated Design of Chemical Plants from the University of Leeds (UK), and a PhD from McMaster University (1992). Over her career, she has worked in 20 different industrial sectors on turbulent, multiphase mixing problems ranging from drinking water to metal extraction. Several companies have been valued collaborators for over twenty years. Students who have graduated from her research group hold academic positions across Canada and in Europe, and she treasures close relationships with a number of her former undergraduates who are also academics.

She has been recognized with a number of national and international awards for her research, teaching, and leadership,. She is a co-editor of the Handbook of Industrial Mixing (2005), and chief editor of Advances in Industrial Mixing (2015).

For a closer look, please go to her personal webpage, www.suzannekresta.com 


FCAE - Fellow of Canadian Academy of Engineering

FAICHE - Fellow of American Institute of Chemical Engineering

FEC -  Fellow of Engineers Canada