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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 25, 2017Prof to make history at helm of engineering societySusan Tighe

    Susan Tighe will break new ground when she takes over next month as president of the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering for an elected one-year term.

    A professor of civil and environmental engineering, Tighe is the first person from the University of Waterloo and just the second woman ever to lead the 5,000-member organization in its 117-year history.

  2. May 24, 2017Lab will help shape the future of industrial 3D printingAddititive-Manufacturing-part

    The University of Waterloo is building one of the largest university-based facilities in the world to advance additive manufacturing (AM) and help companies adopt AM processes for innovative and customized products.

    Backed by nearly $27 million in cash and in-kind support, the lab will enable Canadian companies to tap the enormous potential of AM, commonly known as industrial 3D printing, while also further developing the technology through research.

  3. May 23, 2017Ontario names leading early career researchers from engineering

    Seven Waterloo Engineering researchers have been awarded Early Research Awards. The announcement is part of larger investment by the Province of Ontario aimed at advancing Ontario’s competitive edge, and included 18 University of Waterloo researchers for a total of $2.5 million.

    Each researcher will receive $140,000 over five years plus an additional $50,000 from the University. They are:

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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 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.

  3. May 29, 2017The Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology Presents Inorganic Energy Materials − Contributions from Solid State Chemistry

    Professor Harald Hillebrecht
    Institute for Inorganic Chemistry
    University of Freiburg, Germany

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