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 over 10,100 students enrolled in 2018. In 2018/19, external research funding from Canadian and international partners exceeded $96 million, a strong indication of our extensive industry partnerships and the excellence of our engineering research programs.

  1. July 19, 2019KIMIA lab selected for ‘thrilling’ medical AI project

    Researchers at Waterloo Engineering are teaming up with a leading artificial intelligence (AI) institute and a network of Toronto hospitals to help doctors better read x-rays and diagnose patients.

    Hamid Tizhoosh, who heads the Laboratory for Knowledge Inference in Medical Image Analysis (KIMIA Lab) at Waterloo, called working with hospitals to use AI “the most thrilling thing I have ever done in my career.”

  2. July 19, 2019Engineering teams take three prizes at Velocity finals

    Teams with ties to Waterloo Engineering took three of four $5,000 prizes on the line this week at the summer edition of the Velocity Fund Finals pitch contest.

    Insula Medical, WatFly and Emergency Response Africa (ERA) competed against seven other early stage startup companies with three-minute presentations at the Student Life Centre. Teams in the finals qualified from an initial field of 42.

  3. July 12, 2019Students develop system to select cricket highlights

    Passions for the sport of cricket and image processing came together in an impressive way for three students in a master’s class at Waterloo Engineering.

    The project they produced uses deep-learning artificial intelligence (AI) to select highlights from hours of match video by recognizing the gestures made by umpires after significant plays.

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  1. July 24, 2019Tour of Eaton's manufacturing plant

    After our successful workshop on power system protection, we have decided to organize a tour of EATON's manufacturing plant.

    The event will take about 2 hours and it will include a presentation, shop tour and Q&A session.  

  2. July 29 to Aug. 1, 2019Tsinghua-Waterloo Joint Forum on Advances in Energy and Environmental Technologies
    Collage of solar panel, canola flower, wind turbines and powerline

    The Tsinghua-Waterloo Joint Forum on Advances in Energy and Environmental Technologies will bring together leading experts in the fields of sustainable energy management, novel energy production, biofuels, pollution mitigation, fuel cells, and next-generation rechargeable energy systems. 

  3. Oct. 3, 2019Canadian Engineering Graduate Studies Consortium
    Large group of students at the Waterloo consortium event

    Discover the value of engineering graduate studies

    If you are thinking about graduate school, this is your opportunity to connect with representatives from Canada's top engineering schools!

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