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. Nov. 21, 2019Professor receives prestigious engineering medal

    John McPhee, a systems design engineering professor, was presented with this year’s Engineering Medal: Engineering Excellence from Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO) at its annual gala held earlier this month in Mississauga.

    McPhee was recognized for his innovative work into the modeling, simulation and design of dynamic physical systems

  2. Nov. 21, 2019Civil grad student takes first-place honours in Tokyo

    A graduate student at Waterloo Engineering topped more than 30 other presenters to take first place among young professionals at a recent conference in Japan.

    Laurent Gerin, who is doing a master’s degree in civil engineering, came home with the hardware after presenting a paper at the 2019 International Aluminum Conference at the University of Tokyo.

    Gerin, who also earned his undergraduate degree in civil engineering at Waterloo, focuses in his research on the use of aluminum in bridges and buildings.

  3. Nov. 20, 2019Three engineering teams win at Concept pitch contest

    Teams with members from Waterloo Engineering claimed three of the four $5,000 prizes on the line today at the latest on-campus pitch competition for students with business ideas.

    CodeGem, Ribbit and Scope were among nine finalists out to impress a panel of judges in three minutes as the Concept $5K Finals – formerly the Velocity Fund Finals – were staged at the Student Life Centre.

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  1. Nov. 23 to 24, 2019Waterloo Nanotechnology Conference
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    On November 23 and 24, 2019, the Waterloo Nanotechnology Conference will celebrate its 5th anniversary bringing together students, employers, researchers, and entrepreneurs around a common interest in nanotechnology. Join us, as we expand into a two-day conference to explore how nanotechnology is used in industry, its advances in innovative research, and its use to power new ventures.

  2. Nov. 25, 2019AI and the Weaponization of Information with DarwinAI CEO Sheldon Fernandez *SOLD OUT*
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    **This event is SOLD OUT! Thank you for your interest, registration is now closed.**

  3. Nov. 27, 2019Waterloo Advanced Manufacturing Consortium (AMC) Fall 2019 Industry Day
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