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. Sep. 25, 2020Key advancement announced in COVID x-ray project

    Waterloo Engineering researchers behind an open-source project to detect COVID-19 using chest x-rays and artificial intelligence (AI) announced a significant advancement this week.

    In addition to detecting the disease, researchers said their technology is now capable of determining its severity.

  2. Sep. 24, 2020Researchers offer insights on COVID planning impacts

    Researchers from Waterloo Engineering played prominent roles at a recent virtual symposium staged by the Region of Waterloo.

    A team of faculty members, graduate students and postdoctoral fellows led by Nadine Ibrahim, a civil and environmental engineering lecturer, contributed two white papers exploring the implications of COVID-19 on the region’s official planning process.

  3. Sep. 24, 2020Alumni robotics company secures more backing

    Waterloo Engineering alumni company Clearpath Robotics has secured an additional US $5 million to fuel global growth of Otto Motors, its industrial division.

    The investment boosts the total of its latest round of financial backing to US $34 million following the announcement in June of US $29 million.

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  1. Aug. 28 to Sep. 30, 2020Engineering IEW Home and Abroad Photo Contest

    We are looking for your photos for International Education Week! The Associate Dean-International Office is looking for student-submitted photos that showcase global experience - pictures of food, cities, landscapes, a photo that evokes a memory and shows the perspective you'e gained through travel, study, and/or work abroad or across Canada.

  2. Oct. 5, 2020Office Hour with Karim Lallani (BASc '06), Senior Manager, Product Management, Amazon

    Students and alumni are invited to participate in an exclusive Office Hour with Waterloo Engineering alumnus Karim Lallani (BASc '06, Systems Design Engineering), Senior Manager, Product Management at Amazon.

  3. Oct. 7, 2020Virtual Canadian Engineering Graduate Studies Fair

    If you are thinking about graduate school, this is your opportunity to virtually meet with representatives from Canada's top engineering schools! Learn how a graduate degree can move your career forward. 

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