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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. Jan. 19, 2018GM donates $200,000 for engineering scholarships

    Waterloo Engineering is the first beneficiary of a $1.8-million fund launched by GM Canada today to encourage students in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) fields and inspire the next generation of innovators.

  2. Jan. 9, 2018Engineering student and professor win best paper honours

    Systems Design Engineering doctoral student Devinder Kumar and professor Alexander Wong won the Best Paper Award at the 31st Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS) Transparent and interpretable Machine Learning in Safety Critical Environments Workshop held at the end of 2017.

  3. Jan. 2, 2018Engineering professor named to the Order of Canada

    A longtime professor at Waterloo Engineering has added an appointment to the Order of Canada to his distinguished list of awards and accomplishments.

    Keith Hipel, a systems design engineering professor who also earned three degrees at Waterloo as a student, was recently cited for one of the country’s highest civilian honours by Governor General Julie Payette.

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  1. Jan. 25, 2018WISE Public Lecture - Energy: Ten Big Ideas on Energy (What Everyone Needs to Know)

    If one had to select a handful of ideas that are foundational to understanding energy, its past, present and future, where would one begin? And how would one communicate them to those who do not specialize in one or another aspect of energy?

    Drawing on the sciences, humanities and the social sciences, this talk will focus on ten ‘big’ ideas, illustrating their essentiality, and how they reach across the disciplines.

    All are welcome at this free public event.

  2. Jan. 25, 2018Transformative Quantum Technologies (TQT) Lunch and Learn: Startup 101

    The event will feature a panel of four speakers who will share their perspective on startup formation and resources. Each panelist will provide a brief presentation followed by a Q&A session. Informal networking will take place between 1:15pm - 1:45pm. 

    This Lunch and Learn serves to complement the ongoing CryptoWorks21 IP Management Lunch and Learn Lecture Series.

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  3. Jan. 28, 2018FIRST LEGO League - West Ontario ProvincialsFIRST LEGO League logo

    The University of Waterloo is proud to host the FIRST LEGO League West Ontario Provincials on Sunday, January 28th 2018.

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