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. June 22, 2020Congratulations Class of 2020

    Hello Class of 2020! Please see the following message from Prof. Carl Haas, Chair.
    “So you are done now, and you will be moving on to new things, but first take time to celebrate. Congratulations!”

    Below are 2 videos for messages from Department faculty and staff. Enjoy your special day and the virtual Convocation ceremony on Saturday.

    A special message to the Spring 2020 graduates!


  2. Oct. 18, 2020Waterloo awards posthumous and honorary degrees to three students
    Mansour Esnaashary Esfahani

    Celebrating the accomplishments of Mansour Esnaashary Esfahani, Mari Foroutan and Jaya Gupta

  3. Oct. 1, 2020Prof wins international recognition for her water work
    Prof. Nandita Basu

    A professor at Waterloo Engineering has been honoured by an international organization for Earth and space scientists.

    Nandita Basu is the 2020 winner of the Sulzman Award for Excellence in Education and Mentoring from the American Geophysical Union (AGU).

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  1. Oct. 14 to 23, 2020Keeping Well @ Work 2020 - virtual edition


    A message from the Healthy Workplace Committee.

  2. Oct. 19 to 23, 2020Zero Waste Week 2020

    Zero Waste Week 2020: Home Edition

    A message from the Sustainability Office.

  3. Oct. 21 to 22, 2020 Undergraduate Admissions Webinar Series: Which engineering program is right for you?

    Waterloo Engineering invites future undergraduate students to join us for an admissions-focused webinar to help determine which engineering program is right for you. The session will feature presentations from current students/program advisors and representatives from our admissions team will also be online to help answer your questions during the live Q&A.

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