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.
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.
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- Nov. 7, 2018
Rempel, Garry Llewellyn, B.Sc., Ph.D., C.M., F.R.S.C., F.C.I.C.
University Professor, University of Waterloo
1944 – 2018
- Oct. 25, 2018
This weekend, on Friday, October 26 and Saturday, October 27, more than 20,000 recent graduates will return to campus to participate in the University of Waterloo’s 117th convocation. Among them will be 39 recent graduates of the Department of Chemical Engineering’s undergraduate and graduate programs.
- June 19, 2018
Congratulations to the 172 Chemical Engineering graduates who, after many years of inquisitive thought, dedicated study, and impressive self-discipline, received their official diplomas at the University of Waterloo’s Spring Convocation on Saturday, June 16th, 2018.
- Feb. 5, 2019
Please join the Institute for Polymer Research (IPR) on Tuesday, February 5, 2019 for a guest lecture by Professor Mitchell Winnik, University Professor of Chemistry at University of Toronto, speaking on Biomedical Applications of Metal-chelating Polymers and Lanthanide Nanoparticles.
- Jan. 21, 2019
Host Professor Tong Leung welcomes Professor Giovanni Fanchini from Western University to the Department of Chemistry for a seminar about nanostructured flash memory devices based on radical polymers and carbon-based nanomaterials. All are welcome.