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.

  1. Nov. 7, 2018In Memoriam: Professor Garry Rempel

    Rempel, Garry Llewellyn, B.Sc., Ph.D., C.M., F.R.S.C., F.C.I.C.

    University Professor, University of Waterloo

    1944 – 2018

  2. Oct. 25, 2018CHE graduates to receive official diplomas at Fall Convocation this weekend

    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.

  3. June 19, 2018Spring 2018 convocation celebration

    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.

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  1. Feb. 5, 2019IPR Seminar | Biomedical Applications of Metal-chelating Polymers and Lanthanide Nanoparticles, by Prof. Mitchell A. Winnik

    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.

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