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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. Aug. 22, 2017Instructor out to learn the intangibles of great design

    Oscar Nespoli struggles to sum it up in a word or two, but he’s sure there is a lot more to good engineering design than knowing hard facts and following prescribed steps.

    And regardless of whether it’s called art, intuition, feel, craft or any number of other things, the University of Waterloo instructor is determined to learn from how actual design practitioners do exceptional work in their fields.

  2. Aug. 17, 2017Waterloo ranks sixth globally for telecommunication engineering

    Waterloo has placed sixth in the world for telecommunication engineering in ShanghaiRanking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2017.

    Telecommunications engineering, centered on electrical and computer engineering, supports and enhances telecommunication systems. The work ranges from basic circuit design to strategic mass developments.

  3. Aug. 15, 2017Engineering researchers awarded CFI funding

    Five Waterloo Engineering researchers will receive $410,000 for projects ranging from developing advanced automotive materials for improved crash performance to accelerating the adoption of metal additive manufacturing to address challenges associated with part quality, process repeatability and reliability.

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  1. Aug. 20 to 24, 201718th Biennial Canadian Semiconductor Science and Technology Conference

    The Conference will cover the general area of the growth, characterization, processing and application of semiconductor materials and devices, including but not restricted to fundamental problems, epitaxy, photonics and more.

  2. Aug. 24, 2017WIN Seminar: Chalcogenide Compounds- A Magical Class of Functional Materials

    Professor Hao Zeng
    Department of Physics
    University at Buffalo, the State University of New York
    Buffalo, New York, United States

  3. Sep. 5, 2017WaterTalk Lecture Series: Data instead of concrete? Exploring the potential of digitalization in urban drainage

    Max Maurer, head of the Urban Water Management
    Department at the Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science & Technology  (Eawag)

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