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. July 2, 2020Professor is out to build a better, safer football helmet

    A researcher at Waterloo Engineering is part of a team that has been awarded US $412,000 by the National Football League (NFL) to develop a better, safer helmet.

    Duane Cronin, a professor of mechanical and mechatronics engineering, will contribute sophisticated impact testing and advanced computer modelling to optimize helmet performance and reduce the risk of head injuries.

  2. July 1, 2020New chair named to lead systems design engineering

    An experienced professor is leaving Vermont to join the University of Waterloo as the new chair of the Department of Systems Design Engineering.

    Lisa Aultman-Hall, who comes to Waterloo as a tenured full professor by way of the University of Vermont, the University of Kentucky and the University of Connecticut, is scheduled to assume her post as chair Aug. 1 for an initial four-year term.

  3. June 30, 2020Alumnus company Solink raises $23 million in funding

    A video security and data analytics software firm started by a Waterloo Engineering alumnus has secured $23 million in funding to help fuel its growth.

    Solink, which is based in Ottawa and has about 80 employees, was co-founded in 2009 by electrical engineering graduate Mike Matta, now the chief executive officer.

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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. June 29 to July 5, 2020EngSoc A Better World
    EngSoc A Better World

    "Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.” –William Arthur Ward. This is a week dedicated to showing your gratitude towards the people around you, whether nearstranger or family. Think of some people to reach out to and say thank you for anything they've done, big or small, and get talking! Get closer to someone you're less familiar with, rekindle an old friendship, or just have catch up with some friends.

  3. July 7, 2020EngSoc Board Game Night
    EngSoc Board Game Night

    Get together with friends to play some boardgames online! Chatrooms and calls will be set up so you can hop right into the action from home!

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