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 10,100 students enrolled in 2018. In 2018/19, external research funding from Canadian and international partners exceeded $96 million, a strong indication of our extensive industry partnerships and the excellence of our engineering research programs.

  1. Feb. 24, 2020New tech enables routine screening for breast cancer

    Harmless microwaves and artificial intelligence (AI) software are used in a new system developed by Waterloo Engineering researchers to enable routine, inexpensive screening for breast cancer.

    The technology promises benefits including earlier detection of tumors, no radiation exposure and enormous health-care savings.

  2. Feb. 19, 2020Study links feeling good with taking care of yourself

    Researchers at Waterloo Engineering have used sophisticated text-mining technology to back up age-old advice on the importance of taking care of yourself.

    Their analysis of 700,000 online journal entries with an artificial intelligence (AI) computer model found a strong association between feeling good and getting enough sleep, eating well and exercising.

  3. Feb. 13, 2020Grad student to advance research with scholarship

    An engineering master’s candidate has been awarded one of two scholarships awarded to civil engineering students in Ontario.

    Michelle Liu was honoured with a $2,500 Manuel Fine scholarship from the Deep Foundations Institute’s (DFI’s) educational trust.

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  1. Feb. 21 to Mar. 1, 2020Call for Papers
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    The theme of the inaugural Canadian Design Workshop is  Designing Engineering Design Education in Canada. Participation by attendees will be in the form of podium or poster sessions, grouped by theme. Two-page abstracts are due March 1, 2020.

  2. Feb. 27, 2020E Co-op Information Session
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    Learn more about Enterprise Co-op (E Co-op), a program that allows students to start their own business while earning a co-op credit.

  3. Feb. 28 to Mar. 1, 2020Hack the Plastics
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    Have you ever wanted to join a hackathon, but thought it was only for coders? Well, Hack the Plastics wants you! Hack the Plastics is a broad skilled hackathon that does not require a coding based final product and will happen from 28th Feb – 1st March, 2020 at the University of Waterloo. You will be tackling ways to fight single use plastic pollution using microbes and producing a technical solution, business plan, and pitch.

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