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 23, 2022Lab launched to explore impact of infertility on work

    Imagine a health condition that is deeply personal, involves profound losses and requires you to travel to an out-of-town clinic several times a week. It may last for weeks, months, even years – but you’re afraid to tell your employer.

    “A growing number of women have to face this situation when they receive an infertility diagnosis. In fact, one in six Canadian couples are affected by infertility,” says Nada Basir (BSc ’05), a professor in the Conrad School of Entrepreneurship and Business.

  2. June 23, 2022Alumni companies join forces in digital flyer space

    One digital flyer company with deep roots at Waterloo Engineering has joined forces with another in a deal announced this week.

    Flipp, which was launched in 2007 by four friends and computer engineering graduates, acquired Kitchener-based reebee, which was founded by two mechatronics engineering graduates in 2012, for an undisclosed amount.

  3. June 23, 2022Retired prof recognized for 40-year teaching career

    Gordon Stubley is the 2022 recipient of a lifetime service award from the leading engineering and design education organization in Canada.

    Stubley, a retired mechanical engineering professor, Waterloo Engineering alumnus and Distinguished Professor Emeritus, becomes the fifth engineering educator honoured with a Lifetime Service Award from the Canadian Engineering Education Association (CEEA).

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  1. May 7 to Aug. 7, 2022Waterloo Architecture at Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery
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    Material Syntax: 3D Printed Masonry Facade Systems

    Waterloo School of Architecture student projects that test how building facades of the future can be 3D printed with clay are on display at the Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery in Waterloo from May 7th to August 7th, 2022.

  2. June 10 to Sep. 1, 2022U4U initiative
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    One out of every two Ukrainian families have been broken apart.

  3. June 29, 2022 Entrepreneurial Ph.D. Fellowship Information Session
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    The University of Waterloo is awarding Entrepreneurial Ph.D. Fellowships to support outstanding, business-minded Waterloo doctoral students who are interested in commercializing their research.

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