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Ranked among the top 50 engineering schools worldwide, Waterloo Engineering is committed to leading engineering education and research.

We are the largest engineering school in Canada, with over 10,500 students enrolled in 2021. In 2019/20, external research funding from Canadian and international partners exceeded $86.8 million, a strong indication of our extensive industry partnerships and the excellence of our engineering research programs.

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Toronto-based artificial intelligence (AI) startup Ideogram has raised $80 million in Series A funding to accelerate the company’s growth in generative AI.

Waterloo Engineering alum William Chan (BASc ’11, computer engineering) co-founded Ideogram in 2022 “to help people become more creative”. The company officially launched just six months ago with $22.3 million in seed funding.

Mike Perkins (BASC, '90, electrical engineering)walked the red carpet to receive the Academy Award in Scientific and Engineering.

He was honoured with an Oscar for his development of a digital projector that takes movie-watching to a whole new level.

Tuesday, February 27, 2024

Prof's clean-tech startup secures $2M

Kitchener-based clean-tech startup Evercloak has raised $2 million to accelerate the commercialization of its breakthrough HVAC technology that cuts the energy demands of air conditioning in half.

The company was co-founded in 2018 by Waterloo Engineering associate professor Dr. Michael Pope in the Department of Chemical Engineering.