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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 2014/15, external research funding from Canadian and international partners exceeded $64 million, a strong indication of the excellence of our engineering research programs.

  1. Feb. 28, 2017Engineering researchers awarded $630,000 for toolsEvelyn Yim

    Nine researchers at Waterloo Engineering will receive a total of $630,000 from the federal government for the tools needed to further their work.

    Announced today, the funding is part of $1.4 million awarded to 19 researchers in all faculties at the University of Waterloo.

  2. Feb. 27, 2017Student shuttle startup veers into self-driving trucksEmbark self-driving truck.

    A company launched by former Waterloo Engineering students has switched gears from self-driving shuttles to long-haul trucks.

    Embark, which grew out of student startup Varden Labs, emerged from stealth mode last week after quietly working since the summer of 2016 to develop technology that allows trucks to go from one highway exit to another without intervention by a driver.

  3. Feb. 22, 2017Remembering former Memorial engineering dean with Waterloo tiesAngus Bruneau,first engineering dean of Memorial University

    Angus Bruneau, the founding dean of the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science at Memorial University, died February 19 at the age of 81.

    Bruneau is remembered as an extraordinary visionary who made many significant contributions to Memorial during his tenure as dean from 1969 to 1974.

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  1. Mar. 7, 2017Master of Business, Entrepreneurship and Technology Webinar Info Session

    Learn more about Waterloo's Master of Business, Entrepreneurship, and Technology (MBET) program by attending our live online information session. MBET is a one year graduate business degree designed to meet a market need for innovative thinkers. In MBET, students learn inside and outside the classroom. Core business courses are integrated with practical experience, networking, and hands-on learning in the most entrepreneurial community in Canada.

  2. Mar. 12–15, 2017Code Squad Conference

    The conference is the highlight event for grade 10 girls. This close-knit community of like-minded individuals will work together to expand their knowledge of computer science and software development. 

    What to expect
    This conference is a 4 day, action-packed with workshops, mentors, workplace visits, and fun outings. 

  3. Mar. 13, 2017Engineering Explorations Open House

    Explore the many worlds of Engineering!

     Registration will open February 1st, 2017!

    Explore the many worlds of engineering
    Join us for displays and tours to highlight a few of the interesting problems that society asks engineers to solve.  Admission is free!

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