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 almost 10,500 students enrolled in 2019. 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. Nov. 29, 2020Engineering mourns the loss of a beloved dean

    Pearl Sullivan, Waterloo's former dean of engineering and the first woman to hold the position, died on November 28 after a 12-year battle with cancer.

    Passionate about supporting students, she was dedicated to ensuring they had a full understanding of engineering principles as well as the tools and facilities they needed to succeed.   

  2. Nov. 27, 2020Systems Design Engineering Professor Igor Ivkovic passes suddenly

    It is with great sadness that we share the news of Professor Igor Ivković's death on November 27. 

  3. Nov. 26, 2020Grad student wins award at global blockchain event

    A graduate student at Waterloo Engineering was recently recognized for his work at a virtual conference for experts in the blockchain field.

    Behkish Nassirzadeh, who is doing a master’s degree in computer engineering under the supervision of Professor Vijay Ganesh, won the award for innovation at the UBRI (University Blockchain Research Initiative) Connect 2020 event hosted by technology company Ripple.

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  1. Dec. 4, 2020National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women
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    Canada changed forever on December 6, 1989 when 14 young women were murdered in a gender-based act of violence at l'École Polytechnique de Montréal. 
  2. Jan. 13 to 14, 2021Undergraduate Admissions Webinar Series: Admissions tips & tricks

    Future undergraduate engineering students are invited to join us for an admissions-focused webinar that will focus on the admissions process and cover topics like how to apply, tips for your Admissions Information Form (AIF) and more!

    Our panellists will include our Director/Associate Director of Admissions as well as current students who successfully went through the process themselves.

  3. Jan. 22, 2021Waterloo Engineering Alumni Ski Day 2021 COVID-19 Edition - Lift Ticket Offer from Osler Bluff Ski Club
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    In the time of physical distancing during a global pandemic, our annual ski day will consist of a lift ticket offer but not a full alumni event. Osler Bluff Ski Club has generously extended lift tickets to Engineering and Science alumni for one day only. 

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