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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 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. Mar. 23, 2017Student teams win $50,000 each to pursue startupsMichael Phillips and Phil Cooper

    An endoscope for arteries and a wearable oxygen device are the goals of two Waterloo Engineering student teams that have won $50,000 each to turn their fourth-year design projects into business startups.

  2. Mar. 16, 2017Editorial stresses the need for advanced degrees in engineering

    "To keep our economic engine running in the face of this imminent shortfall, Canadian industry needs the specialized knowledge and skills of a new kind of engineer — those with advanced degrees." This is the key focus of an editorial published in Policy Options on March 15.

  3. Mar. 16, 2017 Student showcase of 2017 Engineering Capstone Design ProjectsMechanical Capstone Design project

    Engineering projects that push the boundaries of innovation will be on display at the annual Capstone Design symposium, beginning this week at the University of Waterloo.

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  1. Mar. 24, 2017Management Engineering Capstone Design Symposium

    Come and explore Management Engineering's Capstone Design Symposium!

    2017 Projects

  2. Mar. 24, 2017Nanotechnology Engineering Capstone Design Symposium

    Come and explore Nanotechnology Engineering's Capstone Design Symposium!

    2017 Projects

  3. Mar. 24, 2017UW Research Talks - Colourful X-rays

    Discover how large area, multi-spectral digital X-ray machines are driving medical imaging into the 21st century with Electrical and Computer Engineering Professor Karim S. Karim.

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