Welcome to Chemical Engineering at the University of Waterloo
As part of Canada's largest engineering school and most innovative university, the Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of Waterloo is home to more than 1,200 students, faculty and staff, and has thousands of alumni worldwide.
In addition to offering undergraduate and graduate programs in chemical engineering, the Department provides academic expertise and support to Waterloo's multidisciplinary nanotechnology and biomedical engineering programs.
The department's interdisciplinary research culture, engaging teaching practices and state-of-the-art facilities create a vibrant learning environment where students are empowered to solve the problems our world faces.
Find out more by exploring the programs, research and news stories on this site.
- Sep. 26, 2019
Burns, Charles M., BASc, MASc, PhD
1938 – 2019
- Sep. 10, 2019
- June 17, 2019
Chemical Engineering Professor, John Chatzis, was named Distinguished Professor Emeritus on Saturday, June 15, at the University of Waterloo's evening Convocation ceremony.
- Jan. 20, 2020
Women in Engineering is hosting a fun afternoon mixer where female students and female faculty can connect and get inspired over light snacks and refreshments in a casual, stress- free environment.
- Jan. 23, 2020
Join us to learn more about the exciting research being conducted by masters students in the Chemical Engineering department.
- Jan. 27, 2020
Please join the Department of Chemical Engineering for a seminar by Carnegie Mellon University's Professor L. T. Biegler about advanced nonlinear programming strategies for process intensification, including how powerful, large-scale nonlinear optimization strategies lead to the systematic synthesis of processes that integrate a variety of reaction and separation steps.