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Welcome to Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Waterloo

We are one of the largest combined departments of civil, environmental, geological and architectural engineering in Canada and our community of innovative, engaged students, staff and faculty is more than 1,000 strong.

There’s a lot we’re proud of here, and whether you’re a future or current undergraduate student, interested in graduate studies or just curious about our department, we invite you to explore our programs, research and other information on this site to find out more.

  1. Sep. 16, 2021Congratulations to the second place recipients of the CSCE President Student Chapter Award

    Our CEAGES (Civil, Environmental, Architectural and Geological Engineering Society) student chapter also serves as our CSCE (Canadian Society for Civil Engineering) student chapter and produces an annual report. The report was found to be the second best nationally. Congratulations CEAGES Team!

    Congratulations to:

    Thiruni Thirimanne, A-Society President                                               Jessica Elias, B-Society President

  2. Sep. 16, 2021CEE chair receives a top industry award
    Carl Haas

    The chair of civil and environmental engineering has been honoured for his significant contributions to the construction industry. Carl Haas received the Construction Industry Institue's (CII) 2021 James B. Porter, Jr.

  3. Sep. 13, 2021Reaching the World using YouTube

    Who would have imagined that structural engineering videos made at UW would reach more than 5 million people around the world? But that is exactly what happened when Prof. Brodland (now retired) and his team made a series of videos that featured classroom models they had built.

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  1. Sep. 30, 2021Coffee and Conversation with the Dean
    Purple Graphic Coffee and Conversation with Dean Mary Wells

    Beginning September 23rd, and continuing every Thursday through this term, Dean Mary Wells will be available on the 1st floor of E7, outside the C&D, from 3-5 pm for a chat and to connect.

  2. Oct. 7, 2021Canadian Graduate Studies Engineering Fair (virtual)
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  3. Oct. 7, 2021Coffee and Conversation with the Dean
    Purple Graphic Coffee and Conversation with Dean Mary Wells

    Beginning September 23rd, and continuing every Thursday through this term, Dean Mary Wells will be available on the 1st floor of E7, outside the C&D, from 3-5 pm for a chat and to connect.

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