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 2021. 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.

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Dr. James Bookdbinder was the recipient of the 2024 Award of Merit from the Canadian Operational Research Society.

The Award of Merit is presented annually to a current or past member of CORS in recognition of significant contributions to the profession of operational research.

Dr. Kankar Bhattacharya is the 2024 recipient of the P.D. Ziogas Electric Power Award from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Canada.

The medal won by Bhattacharya recognizes outstanding Canadian engineers who have made important contributions to the field of electric power engineering.

A team from the Department of Management Science and Engineering won first place in Canadian Operational Research Society’s Undergraduate Student Paper Competition.

Claudia De Fazio, Anika Gapczynski, Chloe Pilon, Kayley Brash, Michaela Trevisan received the award for their paper titled, “Inventory Slotting Optimization for Stable Palletization in Distribution Centres”.