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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. Dec. 11, 2017EVs could go much further with battery breakthrough

    The range of electric vehicles could triple to about 600 kilometres thanks to battery research at the University of Waterloo involving lithium metal.

    When used for negative electrodes instead of standard graphite, lithium metal has the potential to dramatically increase the storage capacity, or energy density, of batteries.

  2. Dec. 4, 2017Student hopes Day of Remembrance encourages conversations

    Rawoofeen Chowdhury hopes the December 6 vigil for the women killed during the mass shooting at l'École Polytechnique de Montréal in 1989, will inspire conversations about diversity, inclusion and all forms of gender-based violence.

    December 6 is the 28th anniversary of the Montreal Massacre, when a gunman walked into an engineering classroom and separated the men from the women before killing 14 women and screaming, “I hate feminists.”

  3. Nov. 30, 2017Igor Ivkovic honoured by Engineering Society

    Igor Ivkovic, a systems design engineering lecturer, is the recipient of the Engineering Society Teaching Excellence Award for the 2017 fall term.

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  1. Dec. 13, 2017Stress Reduction Hour

    Stress reduction hour includes, gentle yoga, guided meditations, and mindful breathing. Facilitated by Fiona Dhanapala, Engineering Counselling.

  2. Dec. 15, 2017Research Talks: Societal impacts of 21st Century technology

    A panel presentation for Waterloo staff, faculty, and students featuring:

  3. Jan. 19, 2018Waterloo Engineering Alumni Ski Day 2018Ski lifts with sunshine behind them at Osler Bluff Ski Club

    Please join us on the slopes to ski or snowboard at this exclusive and beautiful private resort! Once again this year, we are partnering with the Faculty of Science and Science alumni will join us on the hills.

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