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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.


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  1. Jan. 24, 2023Alum recognized for achievements in construction

    A national publication has recognized Waterloo Engineering alumnus Briar Beers (BASc ’07, civil engineering) for her achievements in the construction industry.

  2. Jan. 19, 2023Carl Haas accepted as 2022 New RSC Fellow

  3. Jan. 3, 2023Urban Engineering Week 2022
    Four Students with Lego Structure

    Urban Engineering Week 2022 has been a highlight for the department and the Turkstra Chair in Urban Engineering, Nadine Ibrahim, this term, which took place Oct 31 - Nov 4 2022, aligning to start with UN Habitat’s World Cities Day.  

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