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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 2017/18, external research funding from Canadian and international partners exceeded $72.4 million, a strong indication of our extensive industry partnerships and the excellence of our engineering research programs.

  1. July 18, 2018AI technology could help protect water supplies

    Progress on new artificial intelligence (AI) technology could make monitoring at water treatment plants cheaper and easier and help safeguard public health.

    Researchers at the University of Waterloo have developed AI software capable of identifying and quantifying different kinds of cyanobacteria, or blue-green algae, a threat to shut down water systems when it suddenly proliferates.

  2. July 16, 2018Waterloo researchers awarded for their work in asset and infrastructure management

    Researchers from Waterloo Engineering were recognized with two awards from the Canadian Network of Asset Managers (CNAM), honouring their work to advance asset management across the country.

    Mark Knight, associate professor in civil and environmental engineering and executive director of the Center for the Advancement of Trenchless Technologies (CATT), accepted the 2018 CNAM Pioneer Award.

  3. July 16, 2018NSERC grant supports unique biomedical technology program

    How can engineers create more effective biomedical technologies? According to Catherine Burns, executive director of the Centre for Bioengineering and Biotechnology and systems design engineering professor, practical knowledge is the key.

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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. June 2 to Oct. 8, 2018Transforming Space

    Immerse, interact, and imagine in Philip Beesley: Transforming Space.

  3. July 24, 2018WISE Public Lecture: Biogas - Resource Recovery & Clean Tech

    David Thompson, Project Manager, Technical Services, Walker Environmental

    Abstract

    This talk will focus on the three projects being pursued at the Walker Environmental landfill in Niagara Falls, Ontario through our landfill gas utilization partnership, Integrated Gas Recovery Services (IGRS).

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