Wayne Chang

Lecturer, Enterprise Co-op Program Coordinator
Wayne Chang

Contact information

Phone: 519-888-4567 x49198
Location: E7 2314


Wayne Chang

Biography summary

Wayne Chang is Continuing Lecturer and Enterprise Co-op Coordinator at the Conrad School of Entrepreneurship and Business. He has taught over 7 years to undergraduate students for venture creation, business models and startup business processes; and over 3 years to graduate students in the part-time Master’s of Business, Entrepreneurship and Techology (MBET) program. He supports the Waterloo student startup ecosystem as invited speaker at events and hackathons; and served as judge for pitch competitions. He is a proponent of experiential learning and was selected as one of four faculty members across campus for the Centre of Teaching Excellence, Experiential Learning Leads (ExL) 1-year program in 2018. He received the University of Waterloo Distinguished Teacher Award in 2018, and the Faculty of Engineering Sanford Fleming Foundation Teaching Excellence Award in 2017.

Research interests

  • entrepreneurship
  • engineering education
  • experiential learning
  • entrepreneurial mindset
  • venture creation


  • 1993, Doctorate, Materials Engineering Program, Western University
  • 1990, Master of Engineering, Materials Engineering Program, Western University
  • 1987, Bachelor of Science (BSc), Physics, University of Waterloo


  • BET 300 - Foundations of Venture Creation
    • Taught in 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023
  • BET 608 - Business Model Validation
    • Taught in 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022

* Only courses taught in the past 5 years are displayed.

Graduate studies

  • Not currently accepting applications for graduate students