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 10,500 students enrolled in 2020. In 2019/20, external research funding from Canadian and international partners exceeded $86.8 million, a strong indication of our extensive industry partnerships and the excellence of our engineering research programs.


  1. June 15, 2021Dean, lecturer offer advice to engineering graduates

    Two faculty members at Waterloo Engineering – Dean Mary Wells and Nadine Ibrahim, a civil and environmental engineering lecturer – added their voices this year to an annual publication given to graduating engineering students.

  2. June 15, 2021Civil engineering graduate chosen class valedictorian

    Civil engineering student Jonathan Miguel Logarta-Chin has been chosen by his peers as valedictorian for the Waterloo Engineering graduating class at convocation ceremonies this Saturday.

    Logarta-Chin says the selection validates his struggles and hardships, and that he is proud of a personal achievement – coming out as gay – as well as his academic success.

    “It was when I fully got to appreciate who I was as a person and felt comfortable in my own skin,” he says of his decision.

  3. June 15, 2021Engineering wins gold for pivot to virtual open house

    The recruitment team at Waterloo Engineering has been recognized by a global association for its quick pivot to an online March open house for prospective students when the COVID-19 pandemic scuttled the in-person event last year.

    The last-minute effort, led by Daniella Cross, Ryan Pyear and Erica Clement-Goudy, with key support from digital media partner Angle Media (an alumni-founded company), took home a gold medal in the special event category of the annual Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) awards.

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  1. Feb. 22 to July 29, 2021The Praxis Ideation Challenge
    the praxis ideation challenge for spinal cord injury innovations register by april 5

    The Faculties of Engineering and Health and the Centre for Bioengineering and Biotechnology are partnering with the Praxis Spinal Cord Institute in The Praxis Ideation Challenge.

  2. June 4, 2022Waterloo Engineering Class Reunion 2022
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    The Waterloo Engineering alumni class reunion in 2022 is taking place on June 4, 2022 at Alumni Weekend. The engineering Classes of 1962, 1967, 1972, 1977, 1982, 1987, 1992, 1997, 2002, 2007, 2012 and 2017 are invited to campus to celebrate this milestone in their engineering career.

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