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. June 22, 2020Congratulations Class of 2020

    Hello Class of 2020! Please see the following message from Prof. Carl Haas, Chair.
    “So you are done now, and you will be moving on to new things, but first take time to celebrate. Congratulations!”

    Below are 2 videos for messages from Department faculty and staff. Enjoy your special day and the virtual Convocation ceremony on Saturday.

    A special message to the Spring 2020 graduates!

     

  2. July 7, 2020Collaborative engineering paper wins top award

    A paper written by researchers in two Waterloo Engineering departments has captured the European Group for Intelligent Computing in Engineering (eg-ice) 2020 award for best paper based on improving the safety and productivity of masonry workers.

  3. June 24, 2020Waterloo lecturer featured in UN video lecture series
    Nadine Ibrahim

    A lecturer at Waterloo Engineering is featured in an international video lecture series created by a United Nations organization dedicated to building inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable cities and communities.

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  1. May 15 to Aug. 14, 2020EngSoc Scavenger Hunt
    EngSoc Scavenger Hunt

    EngSoc Scavenger Hunt is a term long event where students find items or participate in events to collect points. It's a chance for people to get involved in the Engineering community and school-wide events. Just like the name would suggest, we are sending you on a gigantic scavenger hunt! Check out the list of items and instructions.

    TOP PRIZE: PURPLE HARD HAT

    There are only 5 purple hard hats available! Prize will go to:

  2. July 10, 2020EngSoc League of Legends Tournament

    This is the League of Legends tournament! You can sign up with a team to compete in a tournament bracket on two separate occasions and the winning team will receive a prize. You don't have to sign up with a team, you can sign up with as many people as possible and we will do our best to accommodate for you.

  3. July 11, 2020EngSoc Waterloo Engineering Competition

    The Waterloo Engineering Competition (WEC) is a day-long event where teams compete to create a design project in the category of their choosing to qualify for the Ontario Engineering Competition and a cash prize! This event is open to all engineering students of all skill sets and knowledge levels. There are many different competitions so there is something for everyone. All competitions will be held online and be able to completed from your own home. Hope to see you there!

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