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!


Monday, February 22, 2021

Two UW Civil and Environmental Engineering students winning AGU OSPA award the same year

Two UW Civil & Environmental engineering students Robert Chlumsky and Danyka Byrnes earned the Outstanding student presentation award for the hydrology section at the annual American Geophysical Union Fall meeting, which typically has 25,000+ participants. Read the Twitter thread here.


Thursday, January 28, 2021

Nandita Basu selected for sustainability leadership program

Nandita Basu

A professor at Waterloo Engineering has been named a fellow of an international organization that fosters leadership and collaboration among leading environmental researchers. Nandita Basu, a professor of civil and environmental engineering, and earth and environmental sciences, is one of 21 sustainability scientists selected from across North America for the 2021 cohort of the Earth Leadership Program (ELP).

Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Congratulations Lei Xu the Co-recipient of CSCS Grand Prize Award

Prof. Lei Xu

This is a very prestigious award for large and long term research projects which have made a significant contribution to the technological advancement related to steel structures.

Thursday, January 21, 2021

JuHyeong Ryu and Omar Sadab Chowdhury named GRADflix finalists

JuHyeong Ryu and Omar Sadab Chowdhury from the Civil Environmental Engineering Department have been named GRADflix finalists and will be featured at the GRADflix 2021 Showcase on Friday, January 29!

Monday, November 30, 2020

UW Architectural Engineering students create new playground

Playground at Elizabeth Ziegler Elementary School

The playground at Elizabeth Ziegler Elementary School has a popular new addition thanks in part to a group of four UW Architectural Engineering students from the class of 2023. Recently a new play structure was installed in the schoolyard based on the custom design created by UW students Jocelyn Cao, Rayen Feng, Jake Gu and Michael Hioe. The design was completed as part of their AE 125 Structural Design Studio course held during Spring term 2019.

Thursday, October 22, 2020

Four engineering subjects crack the world's top 100

Waterloo Engineering placed two subjects in the top 50 and two more in the top 100 in worldwide university rankings for 2021.

In an evaluation of more than 1,500 global universities by media company U.S. News and World Report, electrical engineering ranked 25th and mechanical engineering was 49th.

Civil engineering was ranked 73rd and chemical engineering held the 87th spot. Click here to continue reading this story.

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.

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