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.
Find out more by exploring the programs, research and news stories on this site.
- 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. 25, 2019
Please join the Department of Chemical Engineering on Monday, February 25, for a guest lecture by Dr. Qinqin Zhu, a research scientist from Facebook Inc., speaking on Concurrent Monitoring of Process and Quality Faults with Canonical Correlation Analysis.
- Feb. 25, 2019
All undergraduate Chemical Engineering students are invited to a special undergraduate lecture, Unsupervised Learning – Principal Component Analysis, by Dr. Qinqin Zhu, a research scientist from Facebook Inc.
- Feb. 27, 2019
The Department of Chemical Engineering welcomes Professor Xunyuan Yin from University of Alberta for a seminar about Distributed Estimation and Subsystem Decomposition – Enabling Smart Manufacturing. All are welcome.