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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 9,900 students enrolled in 2017. 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. Oct. 19, 2018State-of-the-art robot impresses in RoboHub debut

    The latest addition to the RoboHub, a new, state-of-the-art robotics facility at Waterloo Engineering, took its first tentative but impressive steps during an impromptu demonstration this week.

    A full-size, electric, humanoid robot capable of seeing, hearing and feeling the world around it via sensors, it also shuffled sideways, waved and took a bow as students stopped to shoot videos with their smartphones through the glass walls.

  2. Oct. 11, 2018Researchers win funding to maximize their impact

    Two researchers at Waterloo Engineering have been awarded funding through a federal program designed to advance and maximize the impact of “established, superior research programs.”

  3. Oct. 10, 2018Convocation honours for EWB founders and professor

    Parker Mitchell and George Roter, co-founders of Engineers Without Borders (EWB), will each receive an honorary Doctor of Engineering at Waterloo Engineering’s fall convocation on October 27.

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  1. Oct. 23, 2018CBB Biomedical Discussion Group: Dr. Shiva Abbaszadeh, University of Illinois

    Development of a dedicated head and neck positron emission tomography system

    Dr. Shiva Abbaszadeh
    Assistant Professor
    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Department of Nuclear, Plasma, and Radiological Engineering

  2. Oct. 26, 2018Engineers Without Borders Public Lecture and ReceptionCo-Founders of Engineers Without Borders: George Roter and Parker Mitchell

    The co-founders of the world-renowned humanitarian organization Engineers Without Borders, George Roter (BASc 1999) and Parker Mitchell (BASc 1999), will deliver a public lecture titled "Global Impact One Engineer at a Time: Why we Founded Engineers Without Borders" about their journey from their time as engineering students at the University of Waterloo, to the founding of Engineers Without Borders and its global impact, and their careers since and beyond.

  3. Oct. 27, 2018Post-Convocation reception for the Class of 2018The official mace

    Join us at the Student Life Centre in the Great Hall to celebrate your milestone achievement! The reception starts right after the convocation ceremony.

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