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.
- Nov. 14, 2019
The Department of Chemical Engineering invites you to a seminar about plant design by Elmo Nasato, who is a specialist in the sulfur recovery industry.
- Nov. 22, 2019
You are invited to attend Yael Izamal Valdez Navarro's MASc oral exam, where they will present a decomposition algorithm for obtaining robust scheduling and control decisions. It iteratively solves scheduling and dynamic optimization problems while approximating stochastic uncertainty through back-off terms, calculated through dynamic simulations of the process.
- Nov. 25, 2019
Join DarwinAI CEO Sheldon Fernandez (BASc 2001, Computer Engineering) for this timely talk on misinformation in the digital age. Pizza lunch will be provided at 12:15pm, with the talk following at 12:30pm. All students, alumni, staff and faculty are welcome to register for this free event using the registration link below.