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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. July 19, 2017Rough waters turn to smooth sailing for student team UWAST boat

    By Nancy Harper

    The University of Waterloo Autonomous Sailboat Team (UWAST) may be new to robotic sailing, but like every hardworking engineering team with one eye on the horizon, its goal is to win, not just compete.

    That mindset served UWAST well in June at the 2017 International Robotic Sailing Regatta in Annapolis, Maryland.

  2. July 10, 2017Ralph Haas receives international award

    Ralph Haas, distinguished professor emeritus and the Norman W McLeod Engineering Professor at the University of Waterloo, was honoured by the World Congress on Pavement and Asset Management with its international award on June 15 in Milan, Italy.   

  3. July 6, 2017Professor named a fellow of global automotive group

    Waterloo Engineering professor Michael Worswick has been elected as a fellow of SAE International, a global association of engineers and technical experts in the aerospace, automotive and commercial vehicle industries.

    Worswick, a professor of mechanical and mechatronics engineering at Waterloo, was recognized along with 21 other inductees this year for his field research in structural crash worthiness, high-strain-rate material behaviour and sheet forming for auto weight reduction.

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  1. July 26, 2017ECE Seminar: Consumption modeling for planning and demand-side management of microgrids

    SPEAKER:  Professor. Doris Sáez Hueichapan, Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Chile.

  2. Aug. 2, 2017WISE Public Lecture Series: Physics-based Control of Energy Systems Ranging from Smart Buildings and Power Grid to Smart Hybrid Electric Vehicles

    Mahdi Shahbakhti, Associate Professor,
    Mechanical Engineering – Engineering Mechanics,
    Michigan Tech


  3. 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.

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