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. Nov. 14, 2019Alumni, students and supporters honoured at dinner

    More than 350 people were on hand as Waterloo Engineering celebrated both timely support and impressive success at its 2019 Awards Dinner this week.

    In addition to hundreds of graduate and undergraduate students recognized for excellence in their academic and extracurricular endeavors, additional funding was announced for four student startup companies through the Engineer of the Future Fund.

  2. Nov. 11, 2019New sensor sounds alarm when children left in cars

    A small, inexpensive sensor developed by researchers at Waterloo Engineering could save lives by alerting people when children or pets have been left behind in vehicles.

    Just three centimetres in diameter, the sensor – which combines radar technology and artificial intelligence (AI) – would trigger an alarm after detecting an unattended child or animal.

  3. Nov. 6, 2019Waterloo signs MOU with Korean research institute

    Officials from South Korea and the University of Waterloo gathered today to formally launch what they hope will become a long-term research collaboration focused on modernizing manufacturing through the introduction of artificial intelligence (AI) technology.

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  1. Nov. 14, 2019Quantum Valley Investments® Problem Pitch Competition
    Quantum Valley Investments® Problem Pitch Competition

    Teams have each chosen an important industry problem, and will now pitch their research to a panel of judges for a chance to win up to $30k in grant funding. The 5-minute pitches will demonstrate each competitor’s knowledge of their problem’s history, scope, and impact.

  2. Nov. 18, 2019Engineering Ambassadors Online Panel 3: Engineering admissions info & advice
    Engineering Ambassadors Online Panel 3

    Waterloo Engineering Student Ambassadors has partnered with the Coffee Chat Network to bring you a three-part series of informative online panels! Join us for an opportunity to explore engineering programs, interact with current engineering students, learn about their experiences, receive admission tips, and more!

    To participate, tune in to Coffee Chat Network's Youtube or Facebook live at the time of the event. 

  3. Nov. 19 to 21, 2019Engineering International Fair


    To celebrate International Education Week, the Faculty of Engineering is hosting a series of events open to all faculty, staff and students. You are welcome to sign up for one or all events that appeal to you. The goal of this fair is to celebrate the diverse cultures, ethnicities and backgrounds that exist within the Faculty.

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