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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 9,500 students enrolled in 2016. In 2016/17, external research funding from Canadian and international partners exceeded $64 million, a strong indication of our extensive industry partnerships and the excellence of our engineering research programs.

  1. May 23, 2017Ontario names leading early career researchers from engineering

    Seven Waterloo Engineering researchers have been awarded Early Research Awards. The announcement is part of larger investment by the Province of Ontario aimed at advancing Ontario’s competitive edge, and included 18 University of Waterloo researchers for a total of $2.5 million.

    Each researcher will receive $140,000 over five years plus an additional $50,000 from the University. They are:

  2. May 23, 2017Mary Wells to receive Engineers Canada awardProfessor Mary Wells Engineers Canada EngAwards17

    After accepting a national science promotion award earlier this month, Waterloo Engineering’s Associate Dean of Outreach Mary Wells will receive another honour this week. On May 25th, Wells will be presented with the Engineers Canada's Support of Women in the Engineering Profession Award at their annual gala.

    More information about this honour.

  3. May 23, 2017Improving physiotherapy using sensors and machine learning

    People recovering from hip and knee replacements perform rehabilitative exercises better when they get immediate visual feedback, initial testing of new technology has shown.

    A multi-year project at the University of Waterloo combined motion sensors with software programs to enable typically elderly patients to watch how they were doing on a computer screen compared to the target movement.

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  1. May 23 to 26, 2017International Conference on Inverse Problems in Engineering (ICIPE)

    The University of Waterloo is pleased to host the 9th annual International Conference on Inverse Problems in Engineering (ICIPE) here on campus in honour of Professor Graham Gladwell, FRSC.

    Keynote speakers:

    Prof. Margaret Cheney
    Department Applied Mathematics
    Colorado State University
    "The Radar Inverse Problem"

    Malcolm Gladwell
    Best-selling author, journalist, and commentator, will be speaking in honor of his father, Graham Gladwell.

  2. May 24, 2017WIN Presents: Droplet-Based Microfluidics: High-Throughput Experimentation One Drop at a Time

    Professor of Biochemical Engineering
    Institute for Chemistry and Bioengineering
    Department of Chemistry and Applied Biosciences
    ETH Zürich, Switzerland

  3. May 29, 2017Green Growth, Sustainable Communities and the Circular Economy International Workshop

    This workshop is part of an international collaboration between Dalian University in China, The University of Waterloo in Canada, Imperial College London in the UK and the International Academy of Ecology and Life Protection Science in Russia. The collaboration explores strategies for green growth through providing a platform for researchers from the four institutions to share case studies that illustrate widely applicable strategies for furthering economic and environmental stewardship aims simultaneously.

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