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, 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.

  2. 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.

  3. Mar. 21, 2019Engineering student wins campus-wide 3MT contest

    A graduate student at Waterloo Engineering has taken top prize for the second straight year at the campus-wide Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition.

    Haya Almutairi, who advanced to the University of Waterloo finals by winning a heat for civil and environmental engineering students, spent her 180 seconds in the spotlight Wednesday explaining her research into self-healing asphalt pavements.

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  1. Mar. 22, 2019Management Engineering Capstone Design SymposiumManagement Sciences Capstone Design Team

    Management Engineering's Capstone Design Symposium will showcase thoughtful and business savvy projects, both geared towards the individual (e.g. Gymy assists individuals with meeting their fitness goals), and towards the corporate customer (e.g. TestToad helps companies find willing test subjects within their desired demographic). There are many projects to discover, take a look at the 2019 Management Engineering Capstone Design Projects.

  2. Mar. 22, 2019Nanotechnology Engineering Capstone Design SymposiumNanotechnology Capstone Design team

    Discover innovations from final year student research teams at Nanotechnology Engineering's Capstone Design Symposium. Students will demonstrate nano-sized solutions that deliver a big impact to global problems.

    For more information on all the research projects that will be presented, please see the 2019 Nanotechnology Engineering Capstone Design Projects page.

  3. Mar. 22, 2019World Water Day 2019water for all

    Join the Water Institute for a full day of activities as we explore togetherhow to find viable solutions for marginalized people living without safewater.

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