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. Oct. 22, 2020Waterloo tech adopted by major US pathology centre

    Technology developed by engineering researchers at the University of Waterloo has been adopted by a major pathology facility in the United States.

    The Joint Pathology Center (JPC), which has the world’s largest collection of preserved human tissue samples, will use an artificial intelligence (AI) search engine to index and search its digital archive as part of a modernization effort.

  2. Oct. 22, 2020Redirecting master's research for COVID detection

    Linda Wang quickly pivoted her work last spring to help develop technology to detect COVID-19.

    Wang, who will receive her master’s degree in systems design engineering this week, helped create COVID-Net, now an open-source tool designed to screen coronavirus cases from chest X-ray images. 

  3. Oct. 22, 2020Four engineering subjects crack the world's top 100

    Waterloo Engineering placed two subjects in the top 50 and two more in the top 100 in worldwide university rankings for 2021.

    In an evaluation of more than 1,500 global universities by media company U.S. News and World Report, electrical engineering ranked 25th and mechanical engineering was 49th.

    Civil engineering was ranked 73rd and chemical engineering held the 87th spot.

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  1. Oct. 29, 2020Converting Crisis to Opportunity
    Coronoa

    ALUMNI SPEAKER SERIES
    Converting Crisis to Opportunity

    "Never let a serious crisis go to waste. And what I mean by that it's an opportunity to do things you think you could not do before." -Rahm Emanuel

  2. Oct. 29, 2020Hult Prize Waterloo 2021 Kick-Off
    Hult Prize 2021 Challenge, food for good

    Get ready for Hult 2021! It’s been a unique year so far but that doesn’t stop us from bringing you the Hult Prize, a social entrepreneurship competition which challenges student teams around the globe to develop sustainable social ventures to address the world's most pressing issues—with a global grand prize of $1 million USD! Please register to join us at our Kick-Off event.

  3. Nov. 2 to 23, 2020FREE, 4-week Mental Toughness program for female-identifying students in Engineering

    Register for this FREE, 4-week Mental Toughness program (1 virtual workshop/week on Mondays 6:00-7:30 pm, starting November 2, 2020).  The program is tailored for women-identifying students, where you will learn how to cope with the stress and anxiety you face from living your life as a student, how to budget properly so that you can have financial freedom later, what skills you need to develop to become the leader you want to be (and how to develop them), and the truth behind health, nutrition and your body weight. 

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