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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 9, 2018Solar energy work wins researcher provincial backing

    A professor at Waterloo Engineering has won approval for $900,000 in funding through a provincial program to help Ontario meet its targets to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

    Kevin Musselman, a professor of mechanical and mechatronics engineering, is one of 22 recipients of financial backing from the Low Carbon Innovation Fund (LCIF), which invests proceeds from the province’s carbon market.

  2. May 8, 2018Three chairs awarded $1.4 million each for research

    Three researchers at Waterloo Engineering were recently named Canada Research Chairs (CRC) under a federal program designed to attract and retain some of the world’s most accomplished and promising minds.

  3. May 7, 2018WATonomous wins awards in autonomous car contest

    University of Waterloo students drove away from the first part of a competition to develop a self-driving car with four awards and a fourth place overall finish.

    Competing in the three-year AutoDrive Challenge held April 30 to May 5 in Arizona, the WATonomous student team won first in the Social Responsibility Presentation, second in both the Concept Design Report and Mapping Challenge events and third in Technical Reports contest. 

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  1. June 25, 2017 to Sep. 3, 2018The Evidence Room

    An examination of the chilling role architecture played in constructing Auschwitz.

    The Evidence Room is a powerful installation which reconstructs key objects used in the forensic analysis of the architecture of Auschwitz. Historian Robert Jan van Pelt introduced the objects as evidence in a court case to demonstrate that Auschwitz was purposefully designed as a death camp.

  2. May 24, 2018Waterloo Architecture Alumni Reception at the 2018 OAA ConferenceQueen Richmond Centre West

    Anne Bordeleau, the O'Donovan Director of the School of Architecture, invites you and a guest to a special complimentary reception for alumni and friends during the 2018 Ontario Association of Architects Annual Conference taking place in Toronto.

    This event is now SOLD OUT!

  3. May 26, 2018Electric Vehicle Challenge

    Hosted by Waterloo Engineering, the Waterloo High School Electric Vehicle (EV) Challenge encourages students to design and test their own electric car in an annual endurance competition. This year's competition will take place on May 26th, 2018 and will feature:

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