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Canada's Largest Engineering School

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 more than 9,500 students enrolled in 2016. In 2014/15, external research funding from Canadian and international partners exceeded $64 million, a strong indication of the excellence of our engineering research programs.

  1. Mar. 16, 2017Editorial stresses the need for advanced degrees in engineering

    "To keep our economic engine running in the face of this imminent shortfall, Canadian industry needs the specialized knowledge and skills of a new kind of engineer — those with advanced degrees." This is the key focus of an editorial published in Policy Options on March 15.

  2. Mar. 16, 2017 Student showcase of 2017 Engineering Capstone Design ProjectsMechanical Capstone Design project

    Engineering projects that push the boundaries of innovation will be on display at the annual Capstone Design symposium, beginning this week at the University of Waterloo.

  3. Mar. 15, 2017Rick Mercer meets the Autonomoose for CBC segment

    The host of the Rick Mercer Report made stops at Engineering 5 and a local test track for a light-hearted look at aerial drones and autonomous vehicles in a segment that aired on the CBC this week.

    Mercer opened the six-minute piece by describing Waterloo as a “hotbed of high-tech innovation” and the University of Waterloo as the place “where the tech leaders of tomorrow come to plan not only their future, but ours as well.”

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  1. Mar. 22, 2017Electrical and Computer Seminar: Leveraging energy storage and demand response in power system operations

    Josh A. Taylor
    Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
    University of Toronto

  2. Mar. 22, 2017Civil, Environmental, Geological Engineering Capstone Design Symposium

    Come and explore Civil, Environmental & Geological's Capstone Design Symposium!

    2017 Projects

  3. Mar. 23, 2017Mechanical Engineering Capstone Design Symposium

    Come and explore Mechanical Engineering's Capstone Design Symposium!

    2017 Projects

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