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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. Apr. 24, 2018Doctoral student earns a place in national 3MT finals

    A doctoral student at Waterloo Engineering is moving on to the national finals after finishing fifth at the recent Three Minute Thesis  (3MT) championships for Ontario.

    Gregory Lui, who is doing a PhD in chemical engineering, competed at York University in Toronto in a field of 20 graduate students representing universities across the province.

  2. Apr. 18, 2018Google provides $200,000 for engineering outreach

    Experiential learning got a boost from Google this week with $200,000 in funding for a Waterloo Engineering program aimed at engaging young people.

    The money is specifically earmarked for the creation of an outreach program in a new community space at Google’s Canadian engineering headquarters in Kitchener.

  3. Apr. 11, 2018Master's students win project management contest

    A team of master’s students at Waterloo Engineering recently took top prize in a provincial competition to promote and recognize project management skills.

    The six students – Taru Agarwal, Diana Jaber, Jithin John Matthews, Rafat Tahboosh, Jing Wu and Alizeh Zaman – were recognized by the Wideman Education Foundation for work they did to help teachers in remote areas of Pakistan.

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  1. June 25, 2017 to Sep. 3, 2018The Evidence Room

    An examination of the chilling role architecture played in constructing Auschwitz.

    The Evidence Room is a powerful installation which reconstructs key objects used in the forensic analysis of the architecture of Auschwitz. Historian Robert Jan van Pelt introduced the objects as evidence in a court case to demonstrate that Auschwitz was purposefully designed as a death camp.

  2. Apr. 24, 2018WISE Public Lecture: Alex Berruti


    Use of Once Through Steam Generators (OTSG) in power plants offers several unique advantages over traditional drum boilers which include smaller footprint, high turndown, fast start and simplified operator control. Commonly OTSGs are equipped with duct burners for additional steam capacity and emissions control equipment. When OTSGs are designed to operate in dry mode, the plant has maximum flexibility to match steam demand to process requirements.

  3. Apr. 27, 2018CBB Seminar: Dr. Shumin Zhai, Google Inc

    Dr. Shumin Zhai from Google Inc. will be giving a talk on Mobile Keyboard as an example of large scale novel interface based on both classic human factors and modern machine intelligence.

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