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. July 5, 2022Green alumnus company wins $4M in federal backing

    A company that was co-founded by an alumnus of Waterloo Engineering has secured $4 million in backing from the federal government to help commercialize new green energy technology.

    Clear Blue Technologies, which is headed by CEO and co-founder Miriam Tuerk (BASc ’85, electrical engineering), was launched in 2011 to bring smart, clean, renewable, efficient and cost-effective power to billions of people who still lack access to reliable power.

  2. July 4, 2022New game helps students understand cap-and-trade

    A lecturer at Waterloo Engineering collaborated on development of an interactive computer game to help students learn the mechanisms of the cap-and-trade system.

    Jason Grove, a lecturer in chemical engineering, partnered on the project with Neil Randall, executive director of the Games Institute at the University of Waterloo, and Alex Fleck, a doctoral candidate at the institute.

  3. July 3, 2022Clearpath Robotics: from the basement to the moon

    About 13 years ago, four friends and mechatronics engineering students at the University of Waterloo – Matt Rendall (BASc ’08, MBET ’09), Ryan Gariepy (BASc ’09, MASc ’12), Pat Martinson (BASc ’09) and Bryan Webb (BASc ’09) – started building robots.

    It was an interest that grew from their involvement in the UW Robotics Team and then carried on into their final-year engineering project, which became an idea for a company.

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  1. May 7 to Aug. 7, 2022Waterloo Architecture at Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery
    Art by Architecture students

    Material Syntax: 3D Printed Masonry Facade Systems

    Waterloo School of Architecture student projects that test how building facades of the future can be 3D printed with clay are on display at the Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery in Waterloo from May 7th to August 7th, 2022.

  2. June 10 to Dec. 1, 2022U4U initiative
    University for Ukraine Logo

    One out of every two Ukrainian families have been broken apart.

  3. July 6, 2022Round Table with WiE Leaders featuring Katherine Martinez and Professor Kerstin Dautenhahn
    Round Table with WiE Leaders featuring Katherine Martinez and Professor Kerstin Dautenhahn

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