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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. June 18, 2021Congratulations Yuanyang Qi
    Yuanyang Qi

    Congratulations Yuanyang Qi The University of Waterloo 2021 Engineering Alumni Gold Medal winner.

    The Office of Alumni Affairs recognizes top graduating students for academic achievement, by awarding the the Alumni Gold Medal. If you would like to check out the other recipiants please click here.

  2. June 17, 2021Graduating PhD students epitomize resilience and excellence
    Élise Devoie

    Paddling next to loons where the sun never sets and laying in the snow watching the northern lights dancing overhead, these are some of Élise Devoie’s fondest memories doing fieldwork as a Waterloo student. “I chose to complete my PhD in Civil and Environmental Engineering at Waterloo after long deliberation,” Devoie says, “because it allowed me to do what I care about”. Her research on permafrost has allowed her to participate in fieldwork, write numerical models and engage northern communities.

  3. June 16, 2021Celebrating Waterloo's Class of 2021 Valedictorians
    Jonathan Miguel Logarta-Chin

    Graduating from university is a significant achievement. Culminating years of dedication and hard work, convocation is a time for celebration — looking back with pride and looking forward with hope.

    This milestone is even more meaningful for Waterloo’s six undergraduate valedictorians, who, for their social and academic contributions, have been chosen by their peers to represent them at their respective graduation ceremonies. To continue reading this story click here.

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