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 almost 10,500 students enrolled in 2019. 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.
- Jan. 14, 2021
An online education company co-founded by two Waterloo Engineering alumni announced this week that it has secured $159 million in backing to fuel its expansion.
Prodigy Education, one of the fastest-growing education technology companies in North America, was launched by Rohan Mahimker and Alex Peters, who both graduated in 2011 from the mechatronics engineering program at Waterloo.
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- Jan. 12, 2021
Household appliances and other devices could be operated with simple voice commands using highly efficient new artificial intelligence (AI) technology.
Developed by researchers at the University of Waterloo and explainable AI company DarwinAI, the technology enables the creation of low-cost, low-power, self-contained speech recognition software that is tailored to specific tasks.
- Jan. 8, 2021
I know this is difficult news to hear the first week back from our holiday break and days after hearing about the loss of one of our second-year chemical engineering students. It is with deep sadness that I share that Aidan Walker, a second-year mechatronics engineering student, passed away on Saturday, January 2nd due to a brain aneurysm.
- Jan. 21, 2021
Waterloo Engineering students and alumni are invited to participate in an exclusive virtual Office Hour sponsored by Ten Thousand Coffees and RBC Future Launch: "Will Mentorship Get me a Job?".
- Jan. 22, 2021
In the time of physical distancing during a global pandemic, our annual ski day will consist of a lift ticket offer but not a full alumni event. Osler Bluff Ski Club has generously extended lift tickets to Engineering and Science alumni for one day only.
- Jan. 25, 2021
Calling all University of Waterloo graduate students, graduate alumni, administrators, and faculty in engineering! You are invited to a workshop discussing the Gender Differences in Waterloo Graduate Engineering Student Experience, on January 25, 2021, from 1-4:30pm (ET). All genders are encouraged to participate.