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. Sep. 23, 2020Smaller brother of TALOS makes its engineering debut

    The much-anticipated REEM-C recently arrived on campus and has already started an extensive training program.

    The humanoid robot is described as the slightly smaller and lighter brother of TALOS, the full-size black and purple robot that was welcomed with great fanfare at Engineering 7 almost two years ago.

  2. Sep. 22, 2020Pain-free diabetes device developed by researchers

    Researchers at Waterloo Engineering have developed a palm-sized device to monitor glucose levels in people with diabetes using radar and artificial intelligence (AI), not painful finger pricks to draw blood.

    The new technology is safe, fast and accurate, and works by sending radio waves through the skin and into blood vessels when users place the tip of their finger on a touchpad.

  3. Sep. 21, 2020Students share exchange term stories

    To mark International Education Week, three Waterloo Engineering students discuss highlights of living and learning abroad in short video presentations. 

    Mayyasah Akour, Emma Belliveau and Aleksandar Lakić, discuss their unique experiences studying at universities in Singapore, Turkey and France in 2019.

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  1. Aug. 28 to Sep. 30, 2020Engineering IEW Home and Abroad Photo Contest

    We are looking for your photos for International Education Week! The Associate Dean-International Office is looking for student-submitted photos that showcase global experience - pictures of food, cities, landscapes, a photo that evokes a memory and shows the perspective you'e gained through travel, study, and/or work abroad or across Canada.

  2. 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 online.

  3. Sep. 26, 2020Economic Outlook: In the Shadows of the Pandemic
    Larry Smith

    Our world faces a truly unprecedented combination of circumstances: global pandemic, a concurrently sharp economic contraction, war-scale government intervention, soaring debt levels, interest rates at 400-year lows, a stock market that had been priced for perfection, massive social disruption and the technology sector built on shifting sands. What does the immediate future hold?

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