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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. Nov. 21, 2017Alumni, supporters celebrated at annual awards event

    Accomplished alumni, outstanding current students and committed supporters of Waterloo Engineering were all celebrated as more than 400 people gathered recently for the 2017 Awards Dinner.

    Along with hundreds of graduate and undergraduate students recognized for their academic and extracurricular successes, the annual event at Federation Hall honoured graduates in three categories and a foundation dedicated to helping produce engineers.

    Dean Pearl Sullivan wrapped up the evening by urging everyone in attendance to wear their connections to the Faculty on their sleeves.

  2. Nov. 14, 2017Technology designed to increase AI security and portability

    Waterloo Engineering researchers Alexander Wong and Mohammad Javad Shafiee are developing deep-learning artificial intelligence (AI) software that would allow devices to operate independent of the Internet and cloud computing.

  3. Nov. 9, 2017Waterloo researchers join premier at AV testing event

    Researchers from Waterloo Engineering shared the spotlight yesterday as Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne officially announced Stratford as the home of a testing zone for the development of self-driving vehicles.

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  1. Nov. 22, 2017Stress Reduction Hour

    Stress reduction hour includes, gentle yoga, guided meditations, and mindful breathing. Facilitated by Fiona Dhanapala, Engineering Counselling.

  2. Nov. 24, 2017WIN Seminar - Beyond solar cell efficiency limits with down conversion and tandem solar cells

    The Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN) presents a seminar by Dr. Bruno Ehrler, from the Hybrid Solar Cells Group, AMOLF, Science Park, Amsterdam, Netherlands

  3. Nov. 25, 2017BioTEC 2017 Conference

    The first-ever Biotechnology and Bioengineering Conference (BioTEC 2017) is taking place here at the University of Waterloo! Attendees will get a chance to hear from researchers and industry professionals from leading companies like Baylis Medical and top schools like MIT.

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