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. July 16, 2019CE2GA Mental Wellness Week Events
    Calendar of Events

    Civil and Environmental Engineering Mental Wellness Week runs from July 22, 2019 to July 26, 2019. All CEE Faculty, Staff, Graduate and Undergraduate Students are welcome. So grab a friend and head on out to one or all of these special events.

  2. July 10, 2019Canadian Society for Civil Engineering 2019 ACE Awards Gala Winners
    Susan with several UW Students

    Susan Tighe, PhD, PEng, FCAE, became a Fellow in the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering (FCSCE) on June 14, 2019 at the Annual Awards Gala for excellence in civil engineering and for services rendered to her profession and to Canada.  Susan has been an active member of CSCE for more than 20 years and recently served as the Past President of the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering.  She has been a Professional Engineer in the Province of Ontario since 1995 and has been a Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Waterloo since 2000.  She h

  3. June 27, 2019CEGES Spring BBQ July 4, 2019

    CEGES will be hosting its Spring BBQ on Thursday July 4th in the CPH Courtyard from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm. Come on out to support the CEE undergrad society.  There will be burgers $3, ice cream $3, cotton candy $1, popcorn $1 & more! While your there please feel free to check out our design teams and socialize with other students & department faculty!

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  1. Oct. 3, 2019Canadian Engineering Graduate Studies Consortium
    consortium group

    Discover the value of engineering graduate studies

    If you are thinking about graduate school, this is your opportunity to connect with representatives from Canada's top engineering schools!

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