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. Apr. 17, 2019Robotics expert named to prestigious Waterloo post

    A renowned international expert in human-centred robotics will join Waterloo Engineering in March of next year to lead a major research program.

  2. Apr. 17, 2019Graduate student cracks top five at 3MT provincials

    A graduate student at Waterloo Engineering earned a spot in the top five today at the provincial finals of the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition.

    Haya Almutairi, a doctoral candidate at the Centre for Pavement and Transportation Technology, represented the University of Waterloo at the Ontario event after winning a campus-wide contest last month.

  3. Apr. 12, 2019Capstone startup travels to Australia for pitch contest

    Three students from Waterloo Engineering are in Australia to pitch their fourth-year design project – a panelized housing system for Indigenous communities – at a major social entrepreneurship competition.

    Emman Haider, Paula Przybylski and Sara Turner make up one of six teams from the University of Waterloo to qualify for regional Hult Prize events being staged around the world.

    Their startup, Pulse Home, took first place at a Hult contest on campus, as well prizes at pitch competitions including the Velocity Fund Finals.

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  1. Apr. 30, 2019Have you disclosed your IP?

    The deadline for faculty members to disclose Intellectual Property (IP) and commercialization information using the Electronic IP Disclosure Form has been extended to April 30, 2019.

  2. Apr. 24, 2019WISE Public Lecture: Utility of the Future – Perspective from a Local Distribution Companywise logo

    The Waterloo Institute for Sustainable Energy is pleased to host Umar Waqas, Director of Engineering Services for Energy+ Inc. on April 24.

  3. May 9, 2019Waterloo Alumni Angels Event at Smile.ioAlumni Angels event banner #8

    The success of Smile, OMERS Ventures and Shopify have been serendipitously linked. In this panel discussion, we'll explore these connections and dive-deeper into the growing power of the Toronto-Waterloo ecosystem.

    On the evening of May 9, join us at Smile.io in Kitchener to hear from five high potential startups and an interesting panel of speakers. 

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