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. 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.

  2. Mar. 30, 20203D printing focuses on COVID-19 protective shields

    3D printers in the Multi-Scale Additive Manufacturing (MSAM) Laboratory are producing parts for face shields in demand by health-care workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

    “Our lab quickly volunteered to help and we’re now part of a community group of companies and institutions that have banded together to provide free medical support and supplies,” said Ehsan Toyserkani, a mechanical and mechatronics engineering professor and research director of the MSAM lab. 

  3. Mar. 24, 2020Researchers set out to improve COVID-19 screening

    Waterloo Engineering researchers teamed up with an artificial intelligence (AI) startup company this week on an ambitious project to improve COVID-19 screening.

    The research team publicly released AI software that can better detect infections from chest x-rays and is now inviting experts from around the world to help make it better.

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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!

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