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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- 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.
- Mar. 29, 2019
Spink, Donald R., B.S., M.S., Ph.D
1924 – 2019
- Mar. 21, 2019
Congratulations to Dr. Pendar Mahmoudi who, in her first term teaching, was recognized by the Waterloo Engineering Society with a Teaching Excellence Award.
- July 29 to Aug. 1, 2019
The Tsinghua-Waterloo Joint Forum on Advances in Energy and Environmental Technologies will bring together leading experts in the fields of sustainable energy management, novel energy production, biofuels, pollution mitigation, fuel cells, and next-generation rechargeable energy systems.
- Aug. 9, 2019
You are welcome to attend Sungo Park's final PhD defense, in which he will discuss his research into developing a technology to characterize and process environmentally friendly materials using starch as co-polymer and nano-filler. The research aimed to extend the range of properties of starch materials while maintaining environmental benefits and competitive physical properties for applications such as packaging and agriculture.
- Sep. 3, 2019
You are welcome to attend Aleksander Cholewinski's PhD defence, in which he will discuss his research to develop and fabricate underwater adhesives that take inspiration from the adhesive chemistry and processes of both marine mussels and benthic algae.