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 2018/19, external research funding from Canadian and international partners exceeded $96 million, a strong indication of our extensive industry partnerships and the excellence of our engineering research programs.

  1. Sep. 17, 2019Students take top prizes at first privacy hackathon

    A second-year Waterloo Engineering student shared the top prize at a recent hackathon focused on the creation of technology to protect privacy.

    Lena Nguyen of systems design engineering teamed up with Anne Chung, a second-year computer science student at the University of Waterloo, to develop software that puts browsers on kids mode by disabling web page fields asking for sensitive information such as addresses and credit card numbers.

  2. Sep. 16, 2019Researchers invent imaging tech for cancer surgery

    A new kind of imaging technology invented at Waterloo Engineering could tell cancer doctors exactly where to cut during surgery to remove tumors.

    That would eliminate secondary surgeries to get malignant tissue that was missed the first time, which happens in about 10 per cent of all cancer cases that involve tumors.

  3. Sep. 13, 2019Canada’s largest hackathon welcomes 1,500 creators

    Talented young creators from around the world are coming together at the University of Waterloo this weekend for the sixth annual Hack the North event.

    The largest hackathon in Canada and one of the largest in North America with 1,500 participants this year, the free student-run event gets crucial support from the Faculty of Engineering and is based in the three newest engineering buildings.

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  1. Sep. 17, 2019Engineering Green Team Sort-A-Thon

    Come out and show off your trash/recycling/compost sorting skills and enter to win great prizes!

  2. Sep. 18, 2019WiE Welcome BBQ
    WiE Welcome BBQ

    Women in Engineering (WiE) welcomes all students, staff and faculty to Waterloo Engineering on Wednesday, September 18th, 2019. All are welcome!

    The BBQ will start at 11 am and will go until around 1 pm. You can pop in whenever you get a bit of time! 

  3. Sep. 19, 2019EngCon

    This event brings together instructors, alumni, entrepreneurs, and industry with 3rd and 4th year students as you enter your capstone projects.

    EngCon is a "one stop shop" for you to learn about industrial tools and suppliers. In addition, EngCon will give you an opportunity to meet professionals, expand your professional networks, to seek help, or generate ideas for your projects.

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