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. 24, 2020New tech enables routine screening for breast cancer

    Harmless microwaves and artificial intelligence (AI) software are used in a new system developed by Waterloo Engineering researchers to enable routine, inexpensive screening for breast cancer.

    The technology promises benefits including earlier detection of tumors, no radiation exposure and enormous health-care savings.

  2. Feb. 19, 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.

  3. 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.

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  1. Feb. 21 to Mar. 1, 2020Call for Papers
    Call for Papers Banner

    The theme of the inaugural Canadian Design Workshop is  Designing Engineering Design Education in Canada. Participation by attendees will be in the form of podium or poster sessions, grouped by theme. Two-page abstracts are due March 1, 2020.

  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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