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 over 10,100 students enrolled in 2018. 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. Mar. 22, 2019Winning co-op student receives national recognition

    Nathan Duarte was honoured today as Waterloo Engineering’s top co-op student, as well as one of the country’s 2018 Co-op Students of the Year as selected by Co-operative Education and Work-Integrated Learning (CEWIL) Canada.

    The third-year biomedical engineering student helped develop a novel bio-ink that can be used to decrease the amount of time it takes to 3D-print kidney tissues while he was on a co-op term at Harvard University’s Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering.

  2. Mar. 22, 2019Engineering professor leads promising radar research

    Research led by a Waterloo Engineering professor has demonstrated the enormous potential of quantum-enhanced noise radar to improve radar technology.

    Christopher Wilson is a professor of electrical and computer engineering and principal investigator of the Engineered Quantum Systems Lab at the Institute for Quantum Computing.

    “We are applying technology developed for quantum computing to immediate, practical situations,” he said in a media release.

  3. Mar. 21, 2019Waterloo hosts FIRST Robotics high school challenge

    Thirty-two teams of high school students with a passion for designing, building and programming robots will compete at the annual Ontario District University of Waterloo FIRST Robotics Competition starting on Friday.

    Teams include local favorite Team Dave from St. David’s Catholic Secondary School in Waterloo.

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  1. Mar. 26, 2019Office Hour with Mike Lee, President of Fundica.comMike Lee (BASc '88), President of Fundica.com and R&D Partners

    Students and alumni are invited to participate in an exclusive Office Hour with engineering alumnus Mike Lee (BASc '88, Mechanical Engineering), the president of Fundica.com and president of R&D Partners.

    During this office hour, Mike Lee will outline his career path from Waterloo Engineering to Fundica.com and R&D Partners by way of KPMG Consulting and BCE. He will talk about current and future funding opportunities for start-ups, as well as the state of future start-up funding in Canada. Join fellow alumni and students for this virtual Office Hour to get advice on your career, ask questions, and get to know an executive at an award-winning online funding company. Please bring your questions! 

  2. Mar. 28, 2019Software Engineering Capstone Design SymposiumSoftware Engineering capstone team

    Software Engineering's Capstone Design Symposium will feature 25 unique software projects involving everything from food and sports to lane detection and breast cancer research.

    For more information on all the research projects that will be presented, please see the 2019 Software Engineering Capstone Design Projects page and discover the symposium for yourself on March 28 in Engineering 7. 

  3. Apr. 3, 20192019 Grad Class ToastCongrats balloon

    Graduating Students - Class of 2019
    Engineering Alumni Affairs cordially invites all engineering students graduating in 2019 to the Dean's toast to the Class of 2019 from 7:00 to 8:30 pm on Wednesday, April 3, 2019.  The champagne toast will be at 7:30 p.m.

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