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. Apr. 8, 2021Elementary students rally behind alumnus athlete
    Taly Williams

    A class of elementary students in the Ontario town of Haliburton are getting behind a Waterloo Engineering alumnus who went on to play in the Canadian Football League.

    The students want to see Taly Williams (BASc ’94, civil engineering) recognized on the wall of a local arena along with other hometown athletes who made good. To read the rest of this story click here.

  2. Mar. 24, 2021PhD student wins top undergraduate award in India
    Rishabh Bajaj receiving award

    A doctoral candidate at Waterloo Engineering received prestigious recognition during convocation at his former university in India this week.

    Rishabh Bajaj, who began his PhD in civil and environmental engineering at Waterloo in the fall, formally graduated from the National Institute of Technology, Rourkela as the top undergraduate student across all programs. To read the full story click here.

  3. Mar. 17, 2021Geological engineering appoints its first woman director

    Jen Parks, a University of Waterloo alumnus, has become the first woman to lead Waterloo’s geological engineering since the program was launched almost 40 years ago.

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  1. Apr. 15, 2021Conrad School Connect: Ask-Me-Anything with Cassie Myers
    Conrad School Connect: Ask-Me-Anything with Cassie Myers

    Join us for an engaging Ask-Me-Anything session with University of Waterloo graduate, Conrad School alumni, and CEO & Founder of Lunaria Solutions, Cassie Myers. Cassie is an inclusion and equity advocate, who was recently recognized as a Top 50 Changemakers by Globe and Mail.

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