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. Jan. 27, 2020Engineering teams claim top awards at OEC

    Waterloo Engineering undergraduate teams won four major awards in this year’s Ontario Engineering Competition (OEC) in the Innovative Design, Programming and Re-engineering categories.

    Hosted by the University of Guelph from January 17 to 19, OEC brought together engineering students from across the province to compete in eight unique challenges designed around the theme of Improve Life.

    Waterloo Engineering teams won first and second place in the Innovative Design category. 

  2. Jan. 22, 2020Robohub featured in Robert Downey Jr. AI series

    Waterloo Engineering’s Robohub is highlighted in an episode of the Age of A.I., a documentary series covering the ways artificial intelligence, machine learning and neural networks are changing the world.

    Engineering 7’s state-of-the-art robotics research, testing, and training facility is profiled in Episode 6 entitled Will a robot take my job?, one of the world’s most googled questions.

  3. Jan. 10, 2020Links to ridesharing could boost suburban transit use

    Municipal transit services could increase ridership by co-ordinating with, not competing against, commercial ridesharing companies.

    Waterloo Engineering researchers found that transit-ridesharing links in poorly serviced suburban neighbourhoods, where frequent bus service on fixed routes is cost-prohibitive, could help get people out of their cars by making transit more convenient.

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  1. Jan. 27 to Feb. 16, 2020Concept $5K Grant applications open
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  2. Jan. 28, 2020Grad Student Meet & Greet
    grad student meet and greet poster

  3. Jan. 29, 2020Bell Let's Talk: Jack Talk
    Bell Let's Talk

    This Bell Let's Talk Day, join the movement. Join us in a conversation about mental health and how we can create change. Hosted by, trained speakers will equip audiences to spark conversations, look out for each other, and end the silence around mental health.

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