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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. Aug. 16, 2018Waterloo mourns the loss of student

    It is with deep sadness that the University of Waterloo community learned of the accidental death of one of our students earlier this week.

    CJ (Colton) Moore was a fourth-year Waterloo biomedical engineering student in addition to being a world-class competitive diver. CJ passed away in Port Burwell on August 12. He was 24.

    The University continues to offer CJ’s family its sympathies and support, including hosting a Celebration of Life for CJ on campus.

  2. Aug. 16, 2018Professor discusses Canada's infrastructure on CTV

    Sriram Narasimhan, a Waterloo civil and environmental engineering & mechanical and mechatronics engineering professor, was interviewed by Ben Mulroney on CTV's Your Morning about the state of the country's bridges.

  3. Aug. 15, 2018Prof develops app to boost smartphone battery life

    A researcher at Waterloo Engineering has helped find a novel method to extend the battery life of smartphones for up to an hour each day.

    Kshirasagar Naik, a professor of electrical and computer engineering, collaborated with researchers in India to develop an app that can reduce the energy consumption of smartphones without any significant impact on performance.

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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. Sep. 22, 2018Waterloo Engineering Reunion 2018Reunion banner - cheerleaders

    The Waterloo Engineering alumni reunion in 2018 is taking place on September 22, 2018. The engineering Classes of 1963, 1968, 1973, 1978, 1983, 1988, 1993, 1998, 2003, 2008 and 2013 are invited to campus to celebrate this milestone in their engineering career.

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