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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. May 19, 2017Group wins award at hockey analytics conference

    Research on computer software that would use operational artificial intelligence (AI) to analyze hockey games recently won a best student paper award for a group from Waterloo Engineering.

    The work was presented at the third annual Ottawa Hockey Analytics Conference, which was jointly hosted earlier this month by Carleton University in Ottawa and St. Lawrence University in Canton, New York.

  2. May 18, 2017Waterloo researcher first Canadian to hold two prestigious IEEE roles

    John Yeow, a systems design engineering professor, is an IEEE Nanotechnology Council Distinguished Lecturer for 2017 as well the Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Nanotechnology Magazine, the flagship publication of the council.

  3. May 15, 2017Girl-focused outreach wins national awardMary Wells and Minister Duncan and Valerie Davidson at NSERC Science Promotion awards

    As Waterloo Engineering’s Associate Dean of Outreach, Mary Wells has worked hard to attract girls to engineering. And not just at Waterloo. She also chairs the Ontario Network of Women in Engineering (ONWiE), a collaboration between 16 schools and faculties of engineering and applied science established to achieve that same goal.

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  1. May 23 to 26, 2017International Conference on Inverse Problems in Engineering (ICIPE)

    The University of Waterloo is pleased to host the 9th annual International Conference on Inverse Problems in Engineering (ICIPE) here on campus in honour of Professor Graham Gladwell, FRSC.

    Keynote speakers:

    Prof. Margaret Cheney
    Department Applied Mathematics
    Colorado State University
    "The Radar Inverse Problem"

    Malcolm Gladwell
    Best-selling author, journalist, and commentator, will be speaking in honor of his father, Graham Gladwell.

  2. May 24, 2017WIN Presents: Droplet-Based Microfluidics: High-Throughput Experimentation One Drop at a Time

    Professor of Biochemical Engineering
    Institute for Chemistry and Bioengineering
    Department of Chemistry and Applied Biosciences
    ETH Zürich, Switzerland

  3. May 29, 2017Green Growth, Sustainable Communities and the Circular Economy International Workshop

    This workshop is part of an international collaboration between Dalian University in China, The University of Waterloo in Canada, Imperial College London in the UK and the International Academy of Ecology and Life Protection Science in Russia. The collaboration explores strategies for green growth through providing a platform for researchers from the four institutions to share case studies that illustrate widely applicable strategies for furthering economic and environmental stewardship aims simultaneously.

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