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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 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. Sep. 22, 2017Engineering students win two HeForShe scholarships

    Two first-year Waterloo Engineering students are among six campus-wide winners of HeForShe IMPACT scholarships for exceptional young women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) programs.

    The $12,000 scholarships are part of the University of Waterloo’s ongoing effort to achieve gender equality in academic programs long dominated by men.

  2. Sep. 20, 2017Programming ‘magic’ helps student land scholarship

    Marks north of 90 and a passion for computer programming have earned a Waterloo Engineering student a national scholarship worth up to $22,500 over three years.

    Corbin McElhanney, 19, now in his second year of the software engineering program, topped candidates nominated by engineering deans across Canada to win a National Engineering Scholarship for 2017.

  3. Sep. 19, 2017Student startup represents Waterloo at UN event

    A startup backed by the Conrad Business, Entrepreneurship and Technology Centre at Waterloo Engineering competed recently in the finals of the world’s largest student competition for social enterprises.

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  1. Sep. 26, 2017Geothermal Symposium

    WISE is pleased to host the Geothermal Symposium to be held on September 26 in Federation Hall. This event is the first of its kind at the University of Waterloo and features distinguished speakers from across the globe. Meet experts and make connections with like-minded innovators from academia, industry, funding and international agencies!

    Join us for an exciting day of research, panel presentations, discussion and more. Let us show you why The University of Waterloo has been named the most Innovative University in Canada for more than 25 years!

  2. Sep. 26, 2017WIN/IQC Joint Distinguished Lecture: Physics on the frontier of quantum: Experimenting at the nanoscale

    Philip Kim is an experimental condensed matter physicist. The focus of Kim’s group’s research is the mesoscopic investigation of various physical phenomena in low dimensional and nanostructured materials. Current research topics are: quantum transport in graphene and its heterostructures; developing heterostructured van der Waals material interfaces and mesoscale investigation.

  3. Sep. 28, 2017GRADtalks: Beyond 60: Health, Aging and Well-Being

    Featuring Kaylen Pfisterer, PhD Candidate in Systems Design Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Samantha Biglieri, PhD Candidate in Planning, Faculty of Environment.  Kaylen is passionate about application driven research; she presents her novel nutrition tracking technology for enhancing older adults’ health. Samantha is captivated by how neighborhoods influence quality of life, she examines older adults’ lived experiences in their communities to build more inclusive cities.

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