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. May 22, 2019Teams from 3D printing lab top international contest

    Teams from Waterloo Engineering took the top two prizes in a recent international student design competition involving the use of 3D printing technology to manage the heat created during energy generation, conversion, transfer and storage.

  2. May 21, 2019Top robotics researcher tackles the tough questions

    Technical challenges and ethical issues are both on the agenda as Waterloo Engineering researcher Kerstin Dautenhahn continues her work on social and intelligent robots.

  3. May 15, 2019Student honoured by City of Waterloo for giving back

    Michelle Liu carefully plans each hour of each day three weeks in advance to figure out where she needs to be and when.

    Between volunteering up to 40 hours a month in several different roles on and off campus and keeping on top of her graduate studies, she constantly checks her changing calendar.

    “I call it 80 productive hours a week, divided between volunteering and my studies,” Liu says with a laugh.

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  1. May 21 to June 2, 2019Problem Pitch Competition open for applicationsProblem Pitch poster

    The Problem Lab presents the Quantum Valley Investments® Problem Pitch. The competition invites teams of up to four students to choose an important industry problem and thoroughly research its history, scope, and impact. Students pitch their findings to a panel of judges on July 11th to compete for a share of up to $30,000 in funding.

  2. May 25, 2019EV Challengeman in racecar

    Hosted by Waterloo Engineering, the Waterloo High School Electric Vehicle (EV) Challenge encourages students to design and test their own electric car in an annual endurance competition

  3. May 25, 2019Experience Part-Time MBETPart-time MBET class

    Learn about the part-time Master of Business, Entrepreneurship and Technology (MBET) program at the Conrad School

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