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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. May 24, 2018Nanotech powers an 'impossible' silicon breakthrough

    Researchers using powerful supercomputers have found a way to generate microwaves with inexpensive silicon, a breakthrough that could dramatically cut costs and improve devices such as sensors in self-driving vehicles.

    “Until now, this was considered impossible,” said C.R. Selvakumar, a Waterloo Engineering professor who proposed the concept several years ago.

  2. May 24, 2018 FIRST founder and Ghana college president to receive honorary degrees

    Dean Kamen, the founder of FIRST, will be recognized with an honorary Doctor of Engineering degree and address the first of three Waterloo Engineering Spring Convocation ceremonies on June 16.

  3. May 22, 2018Professors win backing for ‘transformative research’

    Two researchers at Waterloo Engineering have been awarded more than $7 million in provincial funding to support their work.

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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 28, 2018Management Sciences Seminar: Modelling the use of Patient Activation Measure (PAM) in Chronic Care Management

    Evrim Didem Gunes
    Associate Professor, Operations Research
    Koc University
    Istanbul, Turkey

  3. May 31, 2018ConradGames in Engineering - Spring 2018 Season, Challenge 1

    Please join the Conrad Business, Entrepreneurship & Technology Centre for the ConradGames in Engineering!

    ***For Undergraduate Engineering Students at University of Waterloo***
    ***FANS seating is limited***

    Invited teams of Engineering students will be competing for a surprise Challenge Game theme when they arrive at QNC-1507, for half-hour to earn House (Engineering Departments) points, for the Spring 2018 season (there are four Thursdays scheduled over lunch hour this Spring season).

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