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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 2016/17, external research funding from Canadian and international partners exceeded $64 million, a strong indication of our extensive industry partnerships and the excellence of our engineering research programs.

  1. Sep. 20, 2017Programming ‘magic’ helps student land scholarship

    Marks north of 90 and a passion for computer programming have earned a Waterloo Engineering student a national scholarship worth up to $22,500 over three years.

    Corbin McElhanney, 19, now in his second year of the software engineering program, topped candidates nominated by engineering deans across Canada to win a National Engineering Scholarship for 2017.

  2. Sep. 19, 2017Student startup represents Waterloo at UN event

    A startup backed by the Conrad Business, Entrepreneurship and Technology Centre at Waterloo Engineering competed recently in the finals of the world’s largest student competition for social enterprises.

  3. Sep. 19, 2017Faculty members honoured with prestigious RSC medals

    Two Waterloo Engineering professors are receiving medals from the Royal Society of Canada (RSC) for their outstanding research achievements.

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  1. Sep. 25, 2017Management Sciences Seminar: The Significance of Task Significance in Online Marketplaces for Work

    Yuqing Ren
    Associate Professor, Information and Decision Sciences
    Carlson School of Management
    Minneapolis, MN

    *Light refreshments will be served at 12pm

  2. Sep. 25, 2017CBB Seminar: "Physical and Chemical Approaches for Ocular Drug Delivery"

    Dr. Ying Chau
    Associate Professor, Division of Biomedical Engineering and Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST)

    Associate Director, Bioengineering Graduate Program, HKUST

    Vice Chairman, Hong Kong Biotechnology Organization (HK BIO)

  3. Sep. 26, 2017Geothermal Symposium

    WISE is pleased to host the Geothermal Symposium to be held on September 26 in Federation Hall. This event is the first of its kind at the University of Waterloo and features distinguished speakers from across the globe. Meet experts and make connections with like-minded innovators from academia, industry, funding and international agencies!

    Join us for an exciting day of research, panel presentations, discussion and more. Let us show you why The University of Waterloo has been named the most Innovative University in Canada for more than 25 years!

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