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. 18, 2019Engineering researchers awarded provincial funding

    Four professors at Waterloo Engineering were recently awarded $570,000 in provincial funding to build their research teams and pay for research-related infrastructure.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

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  1. 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.

  2. Sep. 21, 2019WaterTalk
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    Weather gone wild: What can we do to limit home and community-level flood risk?

    This WaterTalk will be presented at 10:30am and repeats at 11:30am.

    In partnership with Waterloo Region’s Doors Open 2019, the Water Institute hosts this WaterTalk featuring Dr. Blair Feltmate. Dr. Feltmate is the Head of the Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation (Intact Centre), and a professor at University of Waterloo's School of Environment, Enterprise and Development.

  3. Sep. 26, 2019WISE Energy Day 2019
    WISE energy day

    Waterloo Institute for Sustainable Energy (WISE) invites you to Energy Day: a chance to meet and mingle with WISE researchers; connect the dots and get energized by talented young entrepreneurs and emerging leaders at the most innovative University in Canada; join academic, industry & government experts who have come together to share insights & new ideas for our energy future.

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