Monday, June 22, 2020

Congratulations 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!


Wishing all the best to our Spring 2020 class!


Sunday, October 18, 2020

Waterloo awards posthumous and honorary degrees to three students

Mansour Esnaashary Esfahani

Celebrating the accomplishments of Mansour Esnaashary Esfahani, Mari Foroutan and Jaya Gupta

Thursday, October 1, 2020

Prof wins international recognition for her water work

Prof. Nandita Basu

A professor at Waterloo Engineering has been honoured by an international organization for Earth and space scientists.

Nandita Basu is the 2020 winner of the Sulzman Award for Excellence in Education and Mentoring from the American Geophysical Union (AGU).

Thursday, September 24, 2020

Researchers offer insights on COVID planning impacts

COVID-19  Highway message board sign

Researchers from Waterloo Engineering played prominent roles at a recent virtual symposium staged by the Region of Waterloo.

A team of faculty members, graduate students and postdoctoral fellows led by Nadine Ibrahim, a civil and environmental engineering lecturer, contributed two white papers exploring the implications of COVID-19 on the region’s official planning process.

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

CEE Faculty member Chul Min Yeum speaking about 5G

Prof. Chul Min Yeum

The University of Waterloo – Rogers 5G collaboration series continues with Assistant Professor and Artificial Intelligence Researcher, Chul Min Yeum on how 5G can be integrated into Canada’s construction industry. Click here to see his Interview.

Thursday, August 20, 2020

Overall water use isn’t reduced by summer limits

Sara Finley is a PhD student and a water efficiency consultant.

Researchers at Waterloo Engineering have found that outdoor watering restrictions in Canada do little to reduce overall water consumption during the summer.

Wednesday, August 19, 2020

Civil Engineering capstone team wins the 2020 Magna New Mobility Award

Capstone Revolt Group

For the first time, a civil engineering capstone team wins the 2020 Magna New Mobility Award. This award is open to all capstone design teams in Engineering for projects demonstrating significant innovation in the area of electric vehicles and new mobility infrastructure, and includes a $2,000 prize. The team, Darren Sheh, Ivan Lau, Julia Lo, and Ruici Liu formed “Revolt Group” and proposed a Carbon Neutral Gas Station Redesign for Electric Vehicles.

Tuesday, August 18, 2020

Professor Neil Thomson recognized by groundwater association

Neil Thomson

A professor at Waterloo Engineering has won an award from an international organization dedicated to advancing knowledge of groundwater and professionals working in the field.

Monday, August 17, 2020

CIVE230 Make a Sustainability Contribution by Co-Creating Content

Book Cover The Sustainability Contribution Project

The class of CIVE230 (Engineering and Sustainable Development) have been trailblazers in this remote learning environment in the Spring 2020 term. Learning about sustainability requires systems-thinking and a curiosity to explore. In the COVID-19 edition of the course, there were many chances to create new learning opportunities not only from the course content, but also from the world around us, the media and news, and from each other.

Friday, July 17, 2020

Guinea Pigs or Trailblazers

Birds flying in formation

By Nadine Ibrahim
An open letter to students learning online.

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