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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 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. July 16, 2018NSERC grant supports unique biomedical technology program

    How can engineers create more effective biomedical technologies? According to Catherine Burns, executive director of the Centre for Bioengineering and Biotechnology and systems design engineering professor, practical knowledge is the key.

  2. July 16, 2018New Grant Supports Professional Development for Women in Engineering

    Waterloo Engineering is pleased to announce the HeForShe travel grant, now available to female and non-binary students and faculty. The grant supports travel to conferences, workshops, professional development events, and more. Four grants are available, with a value of up to $500 each.

  3. June 28, 2018Student design team flies high at rocketry competition

    A student design team from Waterloo Engineering recently took first place in its class for the second year in a row at an international rocketry competition in New Mexico.

    Waterloo Rocketry, which is comprised primarily of engineering undergraduates, successfully launched its new rocket, Unexploded Ordnance (UXO), to an altitude of 13,412 feet to top 14 teams in the hybrid and liquid rocket category.

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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. July 24, 2018WISE Public Lecture: Biogas - Resource Recovery & Clean Tech

    David Thompson, Project Manager, Technical Services, Walker Environmental


    This talk will focus on the three projects being pursued at the Walker Environmental landfill in Niagara Falls, Ontario through our landfill gas utilization partnership, Integrated Gas Recovery Services (IGRS).

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