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. Sep. 23, 2019Educating the urban Engineers of the future
    Nadine Ibrahim

    Today, more than half the world’s population lives in cities, and that number is only increasing. Tomorrow’s urban centres will face rapid population growth and increasingly complex challenges. The Turkstra Chair in Urban Engineering was created to prepare students for the difficult issues that our future cities will face. The newly-appointed Chair, Nadine Ibrahim, took the position in January 2019. Through unique coursework and extracurriculars, she’s introducing new educational attitudes that will help students learn from a network of faculty, industry professionals and global experts.

  2. Sep. 19, 2019High Performance Asphalt Materials Symposium
    High Performance Asphalt Materials Symposium Poster

    The Center for Pavement and Transportation Technology (CPATT) Presents the High Performance Asphalt Materials Symposium on Wednesday October 2nd, 2019 8:00am to 3:30pm in the aculty Hall, Engineering 7 building room E7-7363. Please click here to see the poster for more information. 

  3. Sep. 9, 20192018 Faculty of Engineering Teaching Excellence Award recipient Chris Bachamnn
    Chris Bachmann

    Congratulations to Professor Chris Bachmann!!! The Faculty of Engineering, with the assistance of the Sandford Fleming Foundation, has selected Chris for this award recognizing his continued excellence in undergraduate teaching.

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  1. Nov. 7, 2019Pints with profs
    Pints with profs poster

    This event is 19+.

  2. Nov. 9, 2019What's Next/What Now conference
    Young women in E7 event space

    This full day conference for first and upper year engineer students will showcase a variety of guest speakers and workshops focused on helping participants navigate through both student life and career preparation. From planning out your next four years in undergrad to learning what to expect when you enter the workforce, this conference will help you gain the skills and knowledge needed to achieve your goals with confidence.

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