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 almost 10,500 students enrolled in 2019. 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. Aug. 10, 2020AI expert weighs in on Canada's new tracing app

    Mark Crowley, a Waterloo electrical and computer engineering professor, provides his feedback on the federal government’s COVID-19 app in a question-and-answer article released today.

    Crowley says the new technology uses Bluetooth connections and random codes generated and stored by an individual’s phone to track connections with other nearby phones that also have the app installed.

  2. Aug. 9, 2020Alumnus part of upcoming Waterloo innovation event

    Eric Migicovsky, founder of the Pebble watch, will join Randall Lane, CCO and editor of Forbes magazine, and other influential entrepreneurs as part of this year's online Waterloo Innovation Summit on August 19.

    The 2009 systems design engineering graduate will explore how talent and innovation collide in the race to reset today’s workforce and rebuild economies.

  3. Aug. 7, 2020Covid-related projects among four to win online contests

    Four teams founded or co-founded by Waterloo Engineering students successfully pitched their business ideas to founders of local startups in two competitions held remotely this week.

    Two received $5K in the Concept challenge, similar in format to Velocity’s virtual Fund Pitch Competition.

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  1. May 15 to Aug. 14, 2020EngSoc Scavenger Hunt
    EngSoc Scavenger Hunt

    EngSoc Scavenger Hunt is a term long event where students find items or participate in events to collect points. It's a chance for people to get involved in the Engineering community and school-wide events. Just like the name would suggest, we are sending you on a gigantic scavenger hunt! Check out the list of items and instructions.


    There are only 5 purple hard hats available! Prize will go to:

  2. Aug. 13, 2020Engineering Our Way Through a Pandemic: How Waterloo Engineers are Finding Solutions

    In a worldwide race to find solutions to the COVID-19 pandemic, Waterloo Engineering professors and alumni are working on engineering a variety of unique solutions. Join us for this virtual webinar to learn about vaccine development and the complexities involved, portable and rapid diagnostic testing, and innovative ways of using imaging for screening and diagnosis.

  3. Sep. 26, 2020Waterloo Engineering Class Reunion 2020
    Bus push

    The Waterloo Engineering alumni class reunion in 2020 is taking place on September 26, 2020 at Alumni Weekend online.

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