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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. Nov. 14, 2017Technology designed to increase AI security and portability

    Waterloo Engineering researchers Alexander Wong and Mohammad Javad Shafiee are developing deep-learning artificial intelligence (AI) software that would allow devices to operate independent of the Internet and cloud computing.

  2. Nov. 9, 2017Waterloo researchers join premier at AV testing event

    Researchers from Waterloo Engineering shared the spotlight yesterday as Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne officially announced Stratford as the home of a testing zone for the development of self-driving vehicles.

  3. Nov. 9, 2017It’s official - women hit record 30% of incoming class

    The proportion of women in the incoming class at Waterloo Engineering this fall hit 30 per cent for the first time ever.

    As of Nov. 1, the official count date for reporting to the Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities, 474 of 1,580 new undergraduate students in engineering programs were female – exactly reaching the 30-per-cent milestone.

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  1. Nov. 20, 2017Management Sciences Seminar: Partnership Profit Sharing

    Yigal Gerchak
    Professor of Industrial Engineering
    Tel Aviv University
    Tel Aviv, Israel

  2. Nov. 21, 2017WIN Innovation Seminar - University at Buffalo’s RENEW Institute

    The Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN) presents a seminar by Dr. Amit Goyal & Dr. Thomas Thundat, from the institute for Research and Education in eNergy, Environment and Water (RENEW), University at Buffalo, New York, United States

  3. Nov. 21, 2017WISE Public Lecture: Changing Perspectives in Ontario's Electricity Industry

    This presentation will provide insight into Ontario’s electric grid, including its history to present day and where it’s headed in the future. Growing challenges include system capacity and weather events while technology that provides for two way power transfer and grid independence has the ability to address these and other future issues. The potential impact of greenhouse gas reduction will also be discussed. Finally, an overview of the various funding programs for renewable energy and GHG reduction projects will be provided.

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