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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.

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  1. Dec. 5, 2022Congratulations to two graduate students in University of Waterloo Civil and Environmental Engineering
    Ju An Park and Max Midwinter

    Congratulations Ju An Park (2021, MASc, pictured left) and Max Midwinter (2025 PhD, pictured right), University of Waterloo Civil and Environmental Engineering graduate students (supervised by Chul Min Yeum), their paper entitled “Multioutput Image Classification to Support Postearthquake Reconnaissance” has been selected to be featured in the

  2. Nov. 4, 2022Students set to break ground for Warrior Home project

    Students set to break ground on affordable, net-zero house

    This article was originally published on Waterloo News.

  3. Oct. 26, 2022New Civil & Environmental Engineering Chair announced

    Dr. Scott Walbridge has been selected as the new chair of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Waterloo.  

    Walbridge, who will take over from outgoing chair Dr. Carl Haas, begins a four-year term Nov. 1. 

    Dr. Scott Walbridge is the new chair of civil and environmental engineering at the University of Waterloo.

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  1. Jan. 24, 2023Undergraduate Admissions Webinar Series: Applying to Waterloo Engineering (Grade 11 & 12 American students)
    Five engineering students wearing coveralls.

    Waterloo Engineering invites future undergraduate students to join us for an admissions focused webinar to help understand the undergraduate application process, how to apply, how to make the most of your Admission Information Form (AIF) and online video interview!

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