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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 9,900 students enrolled in 2017. In 2017/18, external research funding from Canadian and international partners exceeded $72.4 million, a strong indication of our extensive industry partnerships and the excellence of our engineering research programs.

  1. Jan. 17, 2019Graduate scholarship launched to honour engineering professor

    Alumni have established a scholarship in Xuemin (Sherman) Shen's name to show their gratitude for the electrical and computer engineering professor's dedication to his graduate students over the years.

  2. Jan. 15, 2019Fast-growing AI startup lands $16.3 million in funding

    A startup company that was co-founded by Waterloo Engineering alumnus Mike Matta has raised $16.3 million to continue growing and developing its business intelligence and surveillance video software.

    Solink, one of the fastest-growing companies in Ottawa, synchronizes security video footage with information on sales transactions and analyzes the combined data using artificial intelligence (AI) to give retail business owners insight into their operations.

  3. Jan. 11, 2019Waterloo recognized for innovation in AI and robotics

    An online magazine has recognized the University of Waterloo as one of the five most innovative universities in North America and South America in the fields of artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics.

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  1. Jan. 17, 2019International Co-op Student Info Session: Queen Elizabeth Scholars 4 Energy Access poster

    • Learn about funded international internships at cutting-edge social enterprises that deploy clean energy in the Global South.
    • Earn $6000-8000 for a 4-8 month co-op term, plus employer benefits (airfare, accommodation, etc.).
    • Join an exciting new community of QE Scholars for Energy Access!

  2. Jan. 18, 2019Waterloo Engineering Alumni Ski Day 2019Ski lifts with sunshine behind them at Osler Bluff Ski Club

    Please join us on the slopes to ski or snowboard at this exclusive and beautiful private resort! Once again this year, we are partnering with the Faculty of Science and Science alumni will join us on the hills.

  3. Jan. 18, 2019Lunch With Y Combinator's Eric MigicovskyEric Migicovsky

    Join a lunch talk with Eric Migicovsky – Y Combinator partner, founder of Pebble and Waterloo Systems Design Engineering alum.

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