Welcome to Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Waterloo

We are one of the largest combined departments of civil, environmental and geological 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 prospective or current student, one of our graduates or just curious about our department, we invite you to check out the programs, resources and other information on this site to find out more.

  1. May 9, 2017CEE Prof gives CBC interview on construction roboticscarl haas

    Dr. Carl Haas, a Civil & Environmental Engineering professor at UW, was recently invited to an interview with CBC, on the role of robotics in large-scale construction. Along with 3D machine vision and modelling, and construction engineering, robotics is one of Prof. Haas' areas of research.

  2. Apr. 26, 2017Civil Students prove their mettle in Steel Bridge Competition

    Last week, a team of civil undergraduate students, headed upstate New York, for the National American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Steel Bridge competition. It is only the third time the UW engineering team has competed, and this year placed 4th out of 13 teams; a fantastic result! 

  3. Apr. 17, 2017Enviro Students place third at WEAO Design Competition

    Congratulations to Patrick King, Ryan Law, Elliot Pai and Jay Patel (E4 Consulting), who placed third overall at the Water Environment Association of Ontario (WEAO) Student Design Competition.

    E4 Consulting: Elliot Pai, Patrick King, Jay Patel and Ryan Law 

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  1. June 9, 2017Entrepreneurship: What to build beyond your startup

    Explore and expand your growth mindset with Lyon Wong, SYDE ‘03, cofounder Spectrum 28.

    This event will focus on building a solid foundation for all your future endeavors (whether entrepreneurial or intrapreneurial) and assist you in achieving your aspirations. You will be encouraged to explore and expand your growth mindset as you are asked to examine your core values and motivations. Established founder teams will gain insight into their "founder framework" and be able to immediately apply key findings to improve their personal effectiveness.

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