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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. Feb. 16, 2018Three students in finals of research video contest

    Three students at Waterloo Engineering are still in the running for prizes in a research-related video contest sponsored by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC).

    The contest, called Science, Action!, is offering 15 cash prizes – including a $3,500 grand prize - for the best 60-second videos by post-secondary students that show how NSERC-funded research will improve lives.

  2. Feb. 15, 2018Engineering a big part of winning AI supply chain bid

    Canada’s supply chains will get a powerful new boost from artificial intelligence (AI) as an industry-led network of partners teams up with Waterloo Engineering to help drive economic growth through technological innovation.

  3. Feb. 12, 2018Two ECE professors awarded University Research Chairs

    Electrical and Computer Engineering professors Guang Gong and Zhou Wang have both been honoured with the designation of University Research Chair.

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  1. Feb. 5 to Apr. 8, 2018Waterloo Architecture’s 50th Anniversary ExhibitionExhibition logo

    Dear Friends,

    It is with great pleasure that we invite you to join us for the opening of an exhibition that marks the 50th anniversary of Waterloo Architecture.

  2. Feb. 7 to Mar. 2, 2018Engineering Three Minute Thesis

    Imagine having only 1 static slide and 3 minutes to explain the breadth and significance of your research to a non-specialist audience. The Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition asks University of Waterloo research-based master's and doctoral students to do just that.

    The 3MT is free to attend! 

  3. Feb. 22, 2018WISE Public Lecture - Reducing Carbon Emissions Through Energy

    Retrofitting a building to reduce carbon emissions in the current Canadian market can offer returns of up to 15-20%. So why has the response been so seemingly low? Chandra Ramadurai, CEO of Efficiency Capital explores the rapidly evolving energy efficiency landscape with an overview of current and historical market value, and his professional insight into the future of performance based investment structures in this WISE Public Lecture. All are welcome at this free event and questions from the audience are encouraged.

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