Canada's Largest Engineering School

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 10,500 students enrolled in 2020. In 2019/20, external research funding from Canadian and international partners exceeded $86.8 million, a strong indication of our extensive industry partnerships and the excellence of our engineering research programs.


  1. June 17, 2021Engineering to celebrate new grads in online convocation events

    The hard work, perseverance and accomplishments of Waterloo Engineering's 2021 graduates will be honoured in two convocation events on June 19.

    An online reception will begin at 5 p.m. to recognize the Faculty's newest alumni. It will include a slide show of photos submitted by students highlighting nostalgic moments throughout their various programs, a group opening of a special gift sent to all graduates and fun games with “awesome prizes.”

  2. June 17, 2021Dean urges universities to promote STEM diversity

    Mary Wells, the dean of Waterloo Engineering, urges universities to do more to encourage diversity among students in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) in an opinion piece in a national publication.

  3. June 16, 2021Two professors named to Canada Research Chairs

    One professor at Waterloo Engineering was announced this week as a new Canada Research Chair, while a second had his funding through the federal program renewed for seven more years.

    Ning Jiang, a professor of systems design engineering, is the new Canada Research Chair in Artificial Intelligence for Human-centered and Human-machine Interfaces, with $500,000 in funding over five years.

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  1. Feb. 22 to July 29, 2021The Praxis Ideation Challenge
    the praxis ideation challenge for spinal cord injury innovations register by april 5

    The Faculties of Engineering and Health and the Centre for Bioengineering and Biotechnology are partnering with the Praxis Spinal Cord Institute in The Praxis Ideation Challenge.

  2. June 4, 2022Waterloo Engineering Class Reunion 2022
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    The Waterloo Engineering alumni class reunion in 2022 is taking place on June 4, 2022 at Alumni Weekend. The engineering Classes of 1962, 1967, 1972, 1977, 1982, 1987, 1992, 1997, 2002, 2007, 2012 and 2017 are invited to campus to celebrate this milestone in their engineering career.

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