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. Oct. 25, 2021Past dean and MME prof part of powerful women list

    The late Pearl Sullivan, a former dean of Waterloo Engineering, and Carolyn Ren, a mechanical and mechatronics engineering professor, are named among the top 100 most powerful women by the Women’s Executive Network.

    Both Sullivan, who died in November 2020, and Ren are honoured in the annual rankings' Manulife Science and Technology category, which recognizes women in STEM roles who are challenging the status quo for knowledge and female empowerment. 

  2. Oct. 22, 2021Disappointing crash doesn't ruin Indy race experience

    Months of hard work ended with a disappointing crash for a Waterloo Engineering alumnus and an engineering master's student during a historic autonomous vehicle race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS) on Saturday afternoon.

    A million-dollar, self-driving racecar developed by Brian Mao and Ben Zhang with teammates from three U.S. universities hadn’t completed its warmup lap when a GPS failure led to an unscheduled left turn into an infield wall at the famed home of the Indianapolis 500.

  3. Oct. 21, 2021Alumnus fintech company Propel goes public on TSX

    A financial technology company that was co-founded by a Waterloo Engineering alumnus completed an initial public offering (IPO) this week that valued it at $326 million.

    Propel Holdings Inc., which was launched by Noah Buchman and three others in 2011, raised $61 million and is now listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange.

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  1. Oct. 13 to 27, 2021General member recruitment for Integrated Natural Sciences & Computer Sciences Club

    Do you want to be part of the beginning of something unique? Are you interested in all fields of sciences AND computer sciences? UW Integrated Natural Sciences & Computer Sciences Club is looking for general members!

  2. Oct. 27, 2021ALUMNI SPEAKER SERIES "Autonomous Vehicles: The Hope and Hype of Self-Driving Cars"
    UW Moose autonomous vehicle

  3. Oct. 27, 2021Emergency: The Citizen’s Guide to Climate Success (2021 Hagey Lecture)

    Energy economist and author Mark Jaccard will deliver the 2021 University of
    Waterloo Hagey Lecture on October 27.

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