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. June 14, 2019Five professors named to Canada Research Chairs

    Five researchers at Waterloo Engineering have had Canada Research Chairs for world-class scientists and scholars awarded or renewed by the federal government through the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC).

  2. June 12, 2019Engineering wins gold for E7 opening and campaign close

    Waterloo Engineering is the winner of a prestigious gold award from the international Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) for its Engineering 7 official opening and campaign close event held last October.

    The gold Circle of Excellence award was captured in CASE's  Special Events|Single-Day Events category.

  3. June 10, 2019Venture capital company GCI donates $1M to Waterloo

    A venture capital company is donating $1 million to the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Waterloo to support research and education initiatives involving partners in the Greater China area.

    GCI Ventures Ltd., which is based in Toronto and focuses on investing in technology and innovation, will provide funding over five years for international partnerships with institutes and corporations, and to hire a manager at Waterloo to oversee the activities.

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  1. June 18, 2019Collaborative Innovation: Interactive Panel and Lunch

    Are you a researcher or startup interested in building better collaborative projects? Wondering how to find partners, how to maintain open communication, and how to develop shared objectives? Don't try to innovate alone! Find ways to boost your company’s competitive advantage by joining our interactive panel on June 18, 2019.

  2. June 19, 2019CBB Symposium: Smart Aging and Rehabilitation Technologies (Netherlands and Canada)
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    Visitors: University of Twente, The Netherlands; University of Applied Sciences, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

    Areas of focus: Smart Aging & Personalized EHealth Technologies; Rehab & Human Enhancement Technologies; Digital Society and High Tech Innovations; Value-based Healthcare.

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  3. June 19, 2019Ethical AI - Separating the Fact from Fad
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    The proliferation of AI has placed increased focus on the thorny topic of ethics: to what extent are engineers responsible for - and to what extent can they encode - the ethical behavior of the AI applications they design?

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