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.
- July 28, 2021
An opinion piece in The Globe and Mail takes a look at the role Waterloo Region and the country needs to play in ethical artificial intelligence (AI).
Mary Wells, the University of Waterloo's dean of engineering, and Mark Giesbrecht, the University of Waterloo's dean of math, and Chris Albinson, Communitech's chief executive officer and president, discuss the opportunity to lead the world "in creating and commercializing applied, ethical artificial intelligence, which will be critical to meeting the other big, gnarly, global challenges bearing down on us."
- July 26, 2021
The following message was sent by Mary Wells, dean of engineering, to engineering staff and faculty.
It is with great sadness, that I am writing to let you know of the passing of Sue Gooding, a long-serving staff member. Sue served our University and Faculty with unmatched dedication for an incredible 44 years. Sue died on Saturday July 24th, 2021 after a courageous battle with Progressive Supranuclear Palsy.
- July 19, 2021
Manh-Kien Tran will receive $50,000 annually for the next three years from the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship to further develop his research focused on building a smart cloud-based battery management system.
The new chemical engineering doctoral student believes advancements in energy storage systems will result in a safer, cleaner, and more energy-efficient society.
- Feb. 22 to July 29, 2021
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.
- July 16 to Aug. 5, 2021
Innovation, coaching & networking opportunities at GreenHouse Social Impact Incubator for FYDP Capstone teams interested in working on challenges with organizations and individuals with a problem or venture in mind! Apply to GreenHouse’s Social Innovators in Training & Workplace Innovation Programs by August 5th.
- July 29, 2021
The spring Stanford Fleming Foundation (SFF) Debate competition will be held on Thursday, July 29th starting at 5:30 p.m. (E.T.). The competition will be held online using MS Teams. All engineering students are eligible to participate. Engineering students are invited to register in teams of two. A team can consist of students from two different engineering disciplines if desired. No previous debating experience is necessary.