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. Oct. 19, 2020Posthumous and honorary degrees recognize achievements

    As part of this week's fall convocation, Waterloo Engineering will award a posthumous civil engineering doctoral degree to Mansour Esnaashary Esfahani who died in the crash of Ukrainian International Airlines Flight PS752 in January 2020.

    Esfahani was conducting his PhD research in the field of construction automation and management, focusing on adaptive reuse projects in the circular economy.

  2. Oct. 19, 2020Instant laser imaging could guide brain surgeons

    Researchers at Waterloo Engineering have taken an important step in the development of a microscope to precisely guide doctors during surgery to remove brain tumors.

    For the first time, they used laser imaging technology to almost instantly identify cancerous tissue with accuracy comparable to laboratory tests that take up to two weeks.

  3. Oct. 16, 2020Alumnus explores tech, youth mental health in podcast

    Work by a Waterloo Engineering alumnus to tackle mental health issues using digital technology was highlighted this week as part of a national initiative to help prepare Canadian youth for the future.

    Yuri Quintana, who earned all three of his engineering degrees at Waterloo, is a professor at Harvard Medical School and chief of clinical informatics at one of its teaching hospitals.

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  1. Oct. 20 to 21, 2020Curious about engineering graduate studies? Register for one of our Ask Me Anything events!

    Join our virtual graduate studies “Ask Me Anything” events for each of our six departments (plus Conrad School of Entrepreneurship and Business to learn about our MBET program) and have your questions about graduate studies answered by current students, faculty, and admissions experts!

  2. Oct. 21 to 22, 2020 Undergraduate Admissions Webinar Series: Which engineering program is right for you?

    Waterloo Engineering invites future undergraduate students to join us for an admissions-focused webinar to help determine which engineering program is right for you. The session will feature presentations from current students/program advisors and representatives from our admissions team will also be online to help answer your questions during the live Q&A.

  3. Oct. 22, 2020WIN Distinguished Lecture Series: Materials Innovations for Emerging Energy Technologies
    Event poster for WIN distinguished lecture series

    The Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN) is pleased to present a Distinguished Lecture Series talk by Professor Liangbing (Bing) Hu, a distinguished professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Maryland.

    Materials Innovations for Emerging Energy Technologies Abstract

    In this seminar, Professor Hu will briefly discuss his group’s motivations, research overview, and selective achievements in the following two topics:

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