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. Oct. 22, 2020Waterloo tech adopted by major US pathology centre

    Technology developed by engineering researchers at the University of Waterloo has been adopted by a major pathology facility in the United States.

    The Joint Pathology Center (JPC), which has the world’s largest collection of preserved human tissue samples, will use an artificial intelligence (AI) search engine to index and search its digital archive as part of a modernization effort.

  2. Oct. 22, 2020Redirecting master's research for COVID detection

    Linda Wang quickly pivoted her work last spring to help develop technology to detect COVID-19.

    Wang, who will receive her master’s degree in systems design engineering this week, helped create COVID-Net, now an open-source tool designed to screen coronavirus cases from chest X-ray images. 

  3. Oct. 21, 2020Four engineering subjects crack the world's top 100

    Waterloo Engineering placed two subjects in the top 50 and two more in the top 100 in worldwide university rankings for 2021.

    In an evaluation of more than 1,500 global universities by media company U.S. News and World Report, electrical engineering ranked 25th and mechanical engineering was 49th.

    Civil engineering was ranked 73rd and chemical engineering held the 87th spot.

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  1. Oct. 23 to 24, 2020What's Next / What Now - Women in Engineering Conference
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    This full-day conference for first and upper-year engineer students will showcase a variety of guest speakers and workshops focused on helping participants navigate through both student life and career preparation. From planning out your next four years in undergrad to learning what to expect when you enter the workforce, this conference will help you gain the skills and knowledge needed to achieve your goals with confidence.

  2. Oct. 27, 2020Seattle & Vancouver - Meet the New Dean of Engineering at Virtual Fireside Chat

    There is a new Dean of Engineering at the University of Waterloo and we want you to meet her!

  3. Oct. 28, 2020Master of Business, Entrepreneurship and Technology (MBET) Online Information Session
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    The Master of Business, Entrepreneurship and Technology (MBET) is a graduate entrepreneurship masters program that combines interdisciplinary courses with practical experiences in venture creation and commercialization. In MBET, students learn inside and outside the classroom. Networking, practical experience, and hands-on learning with like-minded people in the Waterloo entrepreneurship community that complement the core Masters-level courses inside the classroom.

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