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. Mar. 15, 2019Civil, Environmental & Geological Engineering Capstone Design Symposiumcapstone team

    There will be lots to discover and explore at Civil, Environmental & Geological Engineering's Capstone Design Symposium. Dozens of projects will display everything from local transportation issues to the colonization of Mars. 

  2. Jan. 18, 2019Watching the earth move

    Seismically monitoring an active volcano in Spain? That's last thing I thought I was going to do when I first started at the University of Waterloo five years ago!

    Whenever the choice for a new opportunity crops up, I always ask which option scares me most. And that's the one I choose. This has been the fundamental question I ask myself every term when choosing a co-op job, and it led me to my recent position as a seismology intern in Europe. To see the full article Click here

  3. Nov. 20, 2018Associate Editor Award recipient Sriram Narasimhan

    Congratulations to Professor Sriram Narasimhan! With the University of Waterloo, he was selected by the American Society of Civil Engineers Committee on Technical Advancement as the recipient of the 2018 Associate Editor Award. The Award will be officially presented in Orlando Florida during the Structures Congress in April 2019.

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  1. Mar. 20, 20193MT final competition3MT slogan

    Come watch the finalists of the 3MT faculty-based heats present their research in the 3MT university-wide final competition.

  2. Mar. 21, 2019Innovate with GM Canada | Design Thinking Session for Capstone Designstudent looking at calendar

    Need to start thinking about a Capstone Design project idea? Interested in solving the personal mobility problems of the future alongside General Motors?

  3. Mar. 22, 2019Additive Manufacturing for Biomedical Applications Workshopbrain scan

    Come learn about additive manufacturing (3D printing) at UWaterloo. Tour state-of-the-art labs and create your own 3D design.

    The registration is limited to 25 early birds.

    This event is only open for University of Waterloo Students and Post Docs

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