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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 more than 9,500 students enrolled in 2016. In 2016/17, external research funding from Canadian and international partners exceeded $64 million, a strong indication of our extensive industry partnerships and the excellence of our engineering research programs.

  1. June 6, 2018First-year associate director receives inaugural education award

    Mary Robinson, Waterloo’s associate director of first-year engineering, is the first recipient of a new Canadian Engineering Education Association award.

    The Ron Britton Engineering Education Vanguard Award recognizes someone early in his/her career who is making significant contributions to engineering education through practice and/or research.

  2. June 5, 2018Grad student's research summary wins national 3MT awards

    Gregory Lui’s three-minute explanation of how beer and other wastewater can be turned into clean water and also produce electricity captured the People’s Choice Award and second-place finish overall in the Canadian Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition.

  3. June 4, 2018Waterloo joins world’s research leaders to advance blockchain and cryptography

    The University of Waterloo will join top universities across the globe on an initiative designed to advance research and innovation in blockchain, cryptography and digital payment systems.

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  1. June 25, 2017 to Sep. 3, 2018The Evidence Room

    An examination of the chilling role architecture played in constructing Auschwitz.

    The Evidence Room is a powerful installation which reconstructs key objects used in the forensic analysis of the architecture of Auschwitz. Historian Robert Jan van Pelt introduced the objects as evidence in a court case to demonstrate that Auschwitz was purposefully designed as a death camp.

  2. June 2 to Oct. 8, 2018Transforming Space

    Immerse, interact, and imagine in Philip Beesley: Transforming Space.

  3. June 18, 2018WaterTalk Lecture Series

    As part of the Water Institute's WaterTalks lecture series, Lovell Endowed Professor Ximing Cai from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, will be presenting, "Modelling River Basins as Coupled Human and Natural Systems."

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