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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. July 25, 2017Researchers find wetlands destruction linked to algal bloomsWetlands

    Canada's current wetland protection efforts have overlooked how the environment naturally protects fresh-water resources from agricultural fertilizer contaminants, engineering researchers from the University of Waterloo's Water Institute have found.

  2. July 20, 2017Engineers take top pitch prizes at Velocity Fund FinalsTeam EPOCH

    Teams with ties to Waterloo Engineering took six of the eight prizes today at the Velocity Fund Finals for aspiring entrepreneurs, including three of the four $25,000 awards up for grabs.

    Held at the Student Life Centre, the pitch competition featured 10 student-run startups vying for three $5,000 prizes and 10 more seasoned companies making cases for four awards in the $25,000 category, plus $10,000 for the top hardware company.

  3. July 19, 2017Rough waters turn to smooth sailing for student team UWAST boat

    By Nancy Harper

    The University of Waterloo Autonomous Sailboat Team (UWAST) may be new to robotic sailing, but like every hardworking engineering team with one eye on the horizon, its goal is to win, not just compete.

    That mindset served UWAST well in June at the 2017 International Robotic Sailing Regatta in Annapolis, Maryland.

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  1. July 26, 2017ECE Seminar: Consumption modeling for planning and demand-side management of microgrids

    SPEAKER:  Professor. Doris Sáez Hueichapan, Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Chile.

  2. Aug. 2, 2017WISE Public Lecture Series: Physics-based Control of Energy Systems Ranging from Smart Buildings and Power Grid to Smart Hybrid Electric Vehicles

    Mahdi Shahbakhti, Associate Professor,
    Mechanical Engineering – Engineering Mechanics,
    Michigan Tech


  3. Aug. 20 to 24, 201718th Biennial Canadian Semiconductor Science and Technology Conference

    The Conference will cover the general area of the growth, characterization, processing and application of semiconductor materials and devices, including but not restricted to fundamental problems, epitaxy, photonics and more.

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