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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 9,900 students enrolled in 2017. In 2017/18, external research funding from Canadian and international partners exceeded $72.4 million, a strong indication of our extensive industry partnerships and the excellence of our engineering research programs.

  1. Dec. 6, 2018Trudeau commits $230M to SCALE AI that builds on Waterloo’s expertise

    The University of Waterloo’s renowned artificial intelligence (AI) research and academic programs, including plans to train IT professionals and business executives in the field, received a significant boost today with the federal government’s commitment of $230 million to support the supply chain and logistics excellence consortium led by the SCALE AI supercluster.

  2. Dec. 5, 2018Professor receives award for paper published in 2009

    Mark Hancock was honoured with the 10-Year Impact Award at the ACM International Conference on Interactive Surfaces and Spaces for a paper he co-wrote almost a decade ago as a doctoral student at the University of Calgary.

  3. Dec. 4, 2018New funding available for grad students researching blockchain

    To help shape the future of blockchain technologies, a funding opportunity is available for master’s and doctoral candidates.

    Waterloo Engineering is offering fellowships, valued up to $50,000 for master’s and $120,000 for PhD students to undertake research in the blockchain field.

    Most of the funding for the fellowships is provided by Ripple, a San Francisco-based technology company that specializes in digital payments and blockchain.

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  1. Jan. 18, 2019Waterloo Engineering Alumni Ski Day 2019Ski lifts with sunshine behind them at Osler Bluff Ski Club

    Please join us on the slopes to ski or snowboard at this exclusive and beautiful private resort! Once again this year, we are partnering with the Faculty of Science and Science alumni will join us on the hills.

  2. Feb. 9, 2019FIRST Lego League Competition

    Tomorrow’s innovators practice imaginative thinking and teamwork. Guided by two or more adult Coaches, FIRST LEGO League teams (up to 10 members, grades 4-8**) research a real-world problem such as food safety, recycling, energy, etc., and are challenged to develop a solution. They also must design, build, program a robot using LEGO MINDSTORMS®, then compete on a table-top playing field.

  3. June 1, 2019Waterloo Engineering Reunion 2019Bus push

    The Waterloo Engineering alumni reunion in 2019 is taking place on June 1, 2019. The engineering Classes of 1964, 1969, 1974, 1979, 1984, 1989, 1994, 1999, 2004, 2009 and 2014 are invited to campus to celebrate this milestone in their engineering career.

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