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. Feb. 18, 2020Study links feeling good with taking care of yourself

    Researchers at Waterloo Engineering have used sophisticated text-mining technology to back up age-old advice on the importance of taking care of yourself.

    Their analysis of 700,000 online journal entries with an artificial intelligence (AI) computer model found a strong association between feeling good and getting enough sleep, eating well and exercising.

  2. Feb. 13, 2020Grad student to advance research with scholarship

    An engineering master’s candidate has been awarded one of two scholarships awarded to civil engineering students in Ontario.

    Michelle Liu was honoured with a $2,500 Manuel Fine scholarship from the Deep Foundations Institute’s (DFI’s) educational trust.

  3. Feb. 11, 2020Self-powering water leak sensor invented at Waterloo
    Norman Zhou

    Researchers at Waterloo Engineering have developed a tiny, battery-free, self-powering sensor that could dramatically reduce the cost of protecting buildings from damaging water leaks.

    The new device, housed in a box just three centimetres square, is the product of a collaboration between professors Norman Zhou and George Shaker.

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  1. Feb. 25, 2020Documentary Screening 'Anthropocene: The Human Epoch'

    The Canadian Coastal Resilience Forum and the Interdisciplinary Centre on Climate Change are pleased to present our inaugural documentary screening of the film Anthropocene: The Human Epoch. A cinematic meditation on humanity’s massive reengineering of the planet, ANTHROPOCENE: The Human Epoch is a four years in the making feature documentary film from the multiple-award winning team of Jennifer Baichwal, Nicholas de Pencier and Edward Burtynsky.

  2. Feb. 26, 2020WIN Seminar Series: Adventures with Chiral Induced Spin Selectivity
    David H. Waldeck talk poster

    The Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN) is pleased to present a Seminar Series talk by Professor David H. Waldeck, a distinguished professor at the University of Pittsburgh and Director of the Petersen Institute of NanoScience and Engineering.

  3. Feb. 26, 2020Conrad Games - Challenge 2
    Past team participating in Conrad Challenge

    Invited teams of Engineering students will be competing:

    • for surprise Challenge Game theme when they arrive at E7-2317 (Conrad Hub)
    • for half-hour to earn House (Engineering Departments) points
    • for the Winter 2020 season (there are three games scheduled over lunch hour this winter season)

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