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 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. Mar. 1, 2021Grad creates automated restaurant for the workplace   

    As social distancing continues for months to come, finding ways to support in-office workers when they return to work has become a priority.  

    Aditya Bali (BASc ’11, mechatronics engineering) is betting his latest venture, KitchenMate, an automated restaurant for the workplace, will be an integral part of the new safety culture while bringing epicurean joy to employees. 

  2. Feb. 25, 2021Mentorship is key to success of IBET PhD Project

    The recently launched Indigenous and Black Engineering Technology (IBET) PhD Project will provide funding to support Indigenous and Black students pursuing doctoral degrees in engineering at six Ontario universities.

    Led by Waterloo Engineering, the initiative aims to change the academic landscape by increasing the number of Indigenous and Black engineering professors teaching and researching in universities across Canada.

  3. Feb. 24, 2021PhD students win top honours for hydrology presentations

    Two civil and environmental doctoral candidates received outstanding student presentation awards in the hydrology section of the annual American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting.

    Danyka Byrnes and Robert Chlumsky spoke about their research at the event held online in December. Considered to be one of the premier international geophysical conferences, it normally draws over 25,000 participants.

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  1. Mar. 3, 2021Global Spark Thought Leader Panel: Innovation in Global Health
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    We’re extremely excited to invite students to this year’s Global Spark Thought Leader Panel: Innovation in Global Health.

    The panel will be held on March 6th at 11am EST, and will feature three phenomenal speakers:  Dr. Andrew Trister, Head of Digital Health Innovation at The Gates Foundation, Jim Larson, Managing Director & Partner and Expert on Global Health at BCG, and Maureen Lewis, the CEO of Aceso Global and the former Chief Economist of Human Development at the World Bank. The panel will be moderated by Natasha Walji, a Director at Google Canada and one of Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women.

  2. Mar. 4, 2021Office Hour with Waterloo Engineering alumnus Steve Waters (BASc '88) on “Utilities of the Future”

    Waterloo Engineering students and alumni are invited to participate in an exclusive virtual Office Hour with Waterloo Engineering alumnus Steve Waters (BASc 1988), Director of Engineering and Special Projects at North Shore Water Reclamation District, who will discuss “Utilities of the Future”.

  3. Mar. 4, 2021Future Applicants Webinar and Q&A
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