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. Apr. 1, 2020Local mask donation inspired by global connections

    With the world in the grip of a deadly pandemic, friends of Waterloo Engineering from China stepped up this week to donate 5,000 masks to a Kitchener hospital.

    The gift came courtesy of Diane Wang and her husband, Jack Zhang, who owns a company in Shanghai that distributes medical supplies.

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  2. Mar. 30, 2020Professor helping with effort to disinfect N95 masks

    Waterloo Engineering professor Bill Anderson is using two decades of research experience to help solve the shortage of N95 masks for healthcare workers in the coronavirus crisis.

    Anderson is consulting with hospital officials and collaborating with a Cambridge company hurriedly building an automated device to disinfect masks with ultraviolet (UV) light so they can be reused.

  3. Mar. 29, 2020Offers of help pour in for COVID-19 screening project

    Waterloo Engineering researchers have received feedback and offers of help from around the world since launching an open-source project last week to improve COVID-19 screening.

    “My goal was to engage people worldwide to push this initiative along and I’m getting my wish,” said Alexander Wong, a systems design engineering professor and director of the Vision and Image Processing (VIP) Lab.

    Wong launched the COVID-Net project in conjunction with DarwinAI, an artificial intelligence (AI) startup in Waterloo that he co-founded.

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  1. Sep. 26, 2020Waterloo Engineering Class Reunion 2020
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    The Waterloo Engineering alumni class reunion in 2020 is taking place on September 26, 2020 at Alumni Weekend. The engineering Classes of 1960, 1965, 1970, 1975, 1980, 1985, 1990, 1995, 2000, 2005, 2010 and 2015 are invited to campus to celebrate this milestone in their engineering career.

  2. Sep. 26, 2020Nanotechnology Engineering celebrates 15 years!

    Welcome to the 15th Anniversary of the Nanotechnology Engineering Program celebration!

    Join us in September, when the University of Waterloo celebrates the 15th anniversary of the Nanotechnology Engineering program – and ten years of graduating classes!

  3. June 5, 2021Waterloo Engineering Class Reunion 2021
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    The Waterloo Engineering alumni class reunion in 2020 is taking place on September 26, 2020 at Alumni Weekend. The engineering Classes of 1961, 1966, 1971, 1976, 1981, 1986, 1991, 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 and 2016 are invited to campus to celebrate this milestone in their engineering career.

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