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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. Apr. 6, 2017Search for ‘next global company’ is on at WaterlooLyon Wong of Spectrum 28

    A prominent venture capitalist challenged entrepreneurs to think big this week as he announced the first three startups to receive funding through a three-year, $2-million program to provide guidance and financial support to promising University of Waterloo ventures.

    “I’m hoping to find the next global company to emerge from here,” said Lyon Wong, a co-founder and general partner of Spectrum 28, a US $170-million fund based in Silicon Valley.

  2. Apr. 5, 2017Waterloo selected for autonomous vehicle competitionTeam members at the annoucement in Detroit.

    The University of Waterloo was named today as one of eight finalists in a North America-wide competition for undergraduate students to develop autonomous passenger vehicles over three years.

  3. Apr. 5, 2017Students pitch playground designs to school kids

    Elementary school children voted on designs for a new playground structure this week in a novel process involving first-year civil engineering students at the University of Waterloo.

    Ten teams of Waterloo Engineering students pitched their ideas for the project during an assembly at Keatsway Public School in Waterloo, with themes ranging from space to under the sea.

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  1. Apr. 24, 2017Stress reduction drop-in sessions

    These drop-in sessions held on Mondays (12-1 p.m.) are designed to help you reduce stress and learn ways to find balance and well-being. Learn to balance your stress naturally through a brief combination of evidence based techniques such as, mindful meditation, progressive relaxation, visualization and restorative yoga postures.

  2. May 11 to 12, 2017Excellence and Quality of Academic Life in STEM (EQUALS) Conference

    EQUALS is a venue for graduate students, postdoctoral researchers, and young scholars considering an academic career in a Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) field.  The purpose of this conference is to explore the spectrum of pathways of academic success in STEM with an explicit focus on gender equity and its intersections with other identity markers.

    Highlights include:

  3. May 19, 2017ECE Seminar: Design and Analysis for Real-Time Mixed-Criticality Scheduling

    SPEAKER: Dr. Arvind Easwaran, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

    INVITED BY: Professor Fischmeister

    ABSTRACT:

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