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. 20, 2019Experimental bench praised by national wood council

    A project co-led by a professor at the School of Architecture at the University of Waterloo was honoured recently at an awards event sponsored by the Canadian Wood Council.

    Wander Wood, an experimental wooden structure installed last fall on the campus of the University of British Columbia, took the Jury’s Choice award, drawing high praise for invoking movement, detail and texture.

  2. 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.

  3. 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. 

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  1. 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.

  2. Mar. 20, 2019Conrad Games Winter 2019 OpenerConrad games logo

    Please join us to kick off the Conrad Games!


    Lunch will be provided to FANS and competitiors! But You must pre-register ASAP to attend!

  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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