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. 18, 2019Researcher answers wind turbine query on CBC

    The host of CBC radio's Quirks and Quarks turned to a Waterloo Engineering professor with a question about wind turbines on the program’s March 16 show.

    Bob MacDonald asked David Johnson, a Waterloo mechanical engineering professor and founder of the University's Wind Energy Research Group, to respond to the following question submitted by a listener in North Gower, Ottawa.

  2. Mar. 18, 2019Contest designed to whet interest in management engineering

    Winners have been selected from the University's first virtual Industry 4.0 competition for secondary schools run by a team focused on promoting Waterloo’s management engineering program.

    Team Conveyor Belt from Mary Ward Catholic Secondary School in Scarborough placed first, team Avo from St. Francis Xavier Secondary School in Mississauga came in second, and team BCSS1 from Bill Crothers Secondary School in Markham captured third in the one-day event held in February. 

  3. Mar. 15, 2019Researchers develop wheel units to cut vehicle costs

    Vehicles could be affordably produced for a wide variety of specialized purposes using a sophisticated wheel unit developed by Waterloo Engineering researchers.

    The self-contained unit combines a wheel and an electric motor with braking, suspension, steering and a control system in a single module designed to be bolted to any vehicle frame.

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  1. Mar. 18, 2019Civil, Environmental & Geological Engineering Capstone Design SymposiumCivil Engineering Capstone Design Project

    There will be lots to discover and explore at Civil, Environmental & Geological Engineering's Capstone Design Symposium. Dozens of projects will display everything from local transportation issues to the colonization of Mars. 

    For more information on all the research projects that will be presented, please see the 2019 Civil, Environmental & Geological Engineering Capstone Design Projects page and join us on March 18 to come and explore for yourself! Students will be present from 1:00 pm until 4:30 pm to show and discuss their research.

  2. Mar. 20, 2019Electrical & Computer Engineering Capstone Design SymposiumElectrical and Computer Engineering Capstone Design Team

    Electrical & Computer Engineering's Capstone Design Symposium features over 70 unique research projects, some of which include impactful technology to assist vision and hearing impaired persons, injured persons, and medical professionals. The incredible projects from Electrical and Computer Engineering students do not stop there, for more information, see the 2019 Electrical and Computer Engineering Capstone Design Projects page.

  3. Mar. 20, 20193MT final competition3MT slogan

    Come watch the finalists of the 3MT faculty-based heats present their research in the 3MT university-wide final competition.

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