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 10,100 students enrolled in 2018. 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. Feb. 18, 2020Study links feeling good with taking care of yourself

    Researchers at Waterloo Engineering have used sophisticated text-mining technology to back up age-old advice on the importance of taking care of yourself.

    Their analysis of 700,000 online journal entries with an artificial intelligence (AI) computer model found a strong association between feeling good and getting enough sleep, eating well and exercising.

  2. Feb. 13, 2020Grad student to advance research with scholarship

    An engineering master’s candidate has been awarded one of two scholarships awarded to civil engineering students in Ontario.

    Michelle Liu was honoured with a $2,500 Manuel Fine scholarship from the Deep Foundations Institute’s (DFI’s) educational trust.

  3. Feb. 11, 2020Self-powering water leak sensor invented at Waterloo
    Norman Zhou

    Researchers at Waterloo Engineering have developed a tiny, battery-free, self-powering sensor that could dramatically reduce the cost of protecting buildings from damaging water leaks.

    The new device, housed in a box just three centimetres square, is the product of a collaboration between professors Norman Zhou and George Shaker.

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  1. Feb. 21 to Mar. 1, 2020Call for Papers
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    The theme of the inaugural Canadian Design Workshop is  Designing Engineering Design Education in Canada. Participation by attendees will be in the form of podium or poster sessions, grouped by theme. Two-page abstracts are due March 1, 2020.

  2. Feb. 25, 2020Documentary Screening 'Anthropocene: The Human Epoch'

    The Canadian Coastal Resilience Forum and the Interdisciplinary Centre on Climate Change are pleased to present our inaugural documentary screening of the film Anthropocene: The Human Epoch. A cinematic meditation on humanity’s massive reengineering of the planet, ANTHROPOCENE: The Human Epoch is a four years in the making feature documentary film from the multiple-award winning team of Jennifer Baichwal, Nicholas de Pencier and Edward Burtynsky.

  3. Feb. 25, 2020Seminar: Effective Teaching of Engineering Courses Using Flipped Classrooms

    Speaker: Prof. Mohamed Bakr

    Title: Effective Teaching of Engineering Courses Using Flipped Classrooms

    Date: 25 February, 2020

    Time: 3pm 

    Location: EIT-3142

    Invited By: Omar Ramahi


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