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.
- May 13, 2018
Out in the water they float, canoes made not of fibreglass, wood or aluminum, but, ahem, concrete.
Yeah, you read that right.
Heavy, clunky, sink-like-a-stone concrete — the same stuff they use to make bridges and buildings.
Except this concrete, through the wonders of civil engineering, doesn't sink.
"It's a focus on sustainability," notes Richard Morrison, adviser to the University of Waterloo's Concrete Canoe Team, assembled at Laurel Creek beach Saturday for the Canadian National Concrete Canoe Competition.
- May 12, 2018
Our students organized and executed a fantastic event – I couldn’t be more proud! Our bridge this year didn’t fare so well in the end, but the team tried something innovative and learned a lot from it.
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- Apr. 24, 2018
Warrior Home has successfully placed first in the 2018 U.S. Department of Energy "Race to Zero" Attached Housing Competition. This is the first time the University of Waterloo has entered the competition which makes their achievement all the more remarkable.
- June 21 to 22, 2018
The Waterloo Institute for Sustainable Energy and the Canadian Plastics Industry Association are pleased to offer complimentary academic registration to faculty and students for this 2-day event.
This conference is intended to bring together international experts, policy makers, researchers, innovators and entrepreneurs to explore how the advancements in resource recovery technologies and the pursuit of a sustainable economy are changing the way we interact with our world.