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 10,500 students enrolled in 2020. In 2019/20, external research funding from Canadian and international partners exceeded $86.8 million, a strong indication of our extensive industry partnerships and the excellence of our engineering research programs.


  1. Sep. 15, 2021Startup takes top prize in nanomaterials pitch event

    A startup company with deep roots at Waterloo Engineering won the top prize in a pitch contest focused on the use of nanomaterials to create or improve commercial products.

    AquaSensing, which designs battery-free water leak detection systems for healthcare and industrial applications, took home $10,000, plus a spot in a virtual incubator, in the Nanomaterials Virtual Pitch Contest staged by not-for-profit NanoOntario and CMC Microsystems, a not-for-profit managing Canada’s National Design Network®.

  2. Sep. 15, 2021CEE chair receives a top industry award

    The chair of civil and environmental engineering has been honoured for his significant contributions to the construction industry.

    Carl Haas received the Construction Industry Institue's (CII) 2021 James B. Porter, Jr. Award for Technology Leadership in recognition of his work to advance innovation in the capital projects industry.

  3. Sep. 14, 2021Waterloo team earns additive manufacturing award

    A team from Waterloo Engineering was recognized this week at the largest event in North America for the additive manufacturing industry.

    Sagar Patel and Martine McGregor won the 2021 Digital Manufacturing Challenge at the RAPID + TCT conference in Chicago for a project that involves the rapid deployment of prosthesis assemblies in emergency medicine.

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  1. Sep. 16, 2021Office Hour with Raul Rupsingh (BASc '05), CTO of BookJane on "Seed to Series A: An Engineering Perspective on the Startup Journey"
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    Waterloo Engineering students and alumni are invited to participate in an exclusive virtual Office Hour with Waterloo Engineering alumnus Raul Rupsingh (BASc '05, Computer Engineering), CTO of BookJane on "Seed to Series A: An Engineering Perspective on the Startup Journey"

  2. Sep. 24 to 25, 2021Alumni Black and Gold Day at Home 2021
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    Join us on September 24 and 25 for the University of Waterloo Alumni Black and Gold Day at Home!

    Grab your Waterloo gear and get ready to celebrate! We've got a full weekend of virtual musical entertainment, learning opportunities, scavenger hunt, trivia and stories from campus for alumni to enjoy from the comfort of their own home.

  3. Sep. 24, 2021Happy Hour Trivia
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    Alumni, family and friends, are you ready for some friendly competition? Join us for Happy Hour Trivia at Alumni Black and Gold Day (@home). Six Faculties, three rounds, 60 questions, nine prizes and a whole lot of fun! Are you up to the challenge?

    Round 1 at 4:15pm: Going for Gold, Sci-Math Olympics Trivia

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