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 23, 2019Professors given funding for research breakthroughs

    Three professors at Waterloo Engineering were among 10 campus-wide recipients this week of federal funding for researchers believed to be on the verge of breakthroughs.

  2. May 23, 2019New system uses wasted food to replace fossil fuels

    Researchers at Waterloo Engineering have developed new technology to convert wasted food into a clean substitute for fossil fuels.

    The system engineers natural fermentation to yield a chemical called carboxylate, which can be used to produce fuel and chemicals for products including drugs and plastic packaging instead of those derived from petroleum.

  3. 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.

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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 22 to June 2, 2019Co-op Problem Award applications startProblem Pitch poster

    Co-operative Education and The Problem Lab are pleased to offer students the opportunity to win one of two scholarship awards of up to $1,500!

    The Co-op Problem Award is earned by providing the best analysis of an important problem relevant to a co-op employer or the employer’s industry.

  3. May 26, 2019EV Challengeman in racecar

    Event has been postponed to Sunday due to risk of thunderstorm.

    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

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