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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. June 23, 2022Alumni scholarship supports Diversity & Inclusion

    Alumni scholarship supports diversity and inclusion

    THURSDAY, JUNE 23, 2022

    Looking back on their undergraduate years, Michelle Liu (she/her) and Allie Kennington (they/them) wish there had been more on-campus support and mentorship for them as 2SLGBTQ+ engineering students.

  2. June 3, 2022Prof awarded funding for rail safety research project

    A professor at Waterloo Engineering has been granted almost $91,000 for a research project under a federal program to improve rail safety.

    The proposal by Liping Fu, a professor of civil and environmental engineering, was one of 147 projects across the country announced today by Transport Canada.

  3. May 24, 2022Bruce Hellinga speaks on recent fuel demands and transportation changes

    Professor Bruce Hellinga was featured on Thursday May 19, 2022 in a radio interview with Newstalk 1010 and a CBC article on fuel demands and transportation changes.

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  1. June 29, 2022 Entrepreneurial Ph.D. Fellowship Information Session
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    The University of Waterloo is awarding Entrepreneurial Ph.D. Fellowships to support outstanding, business-minded Waterloo doctoral students who are interested in commercializing their research.

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