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. 1, 2019
You are welcome to attend Alison Scott's PhD defence, in which she will discuss her research, using two case studies to discuss a general framework for the design of polymeric materials that is limited by neither industry, nor application, nor specific type of polymeric material.
- Nov. 6, 2019
Zhen Zhang will be discussing the research they are conducting under the supervision of Professor Zhongwei Chen during a closed comprehensive oral exam.
- Nov. 7, 2019
This event is 19+.
A relaxing social event for profs, grad students, and undergrads in engineering. Have a beer, tell some tales, and get to know the people at the front of the room or behind the seats of the class!