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 2021. 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 6, 2023Professor named to new Tang Family Chair

    Dr. Yimin A. Wu, a professor with the Department of Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering at the University of Waterloo, is the inaugural recipient of the Tang Family Chair in New Energy Materials and Sustainability.

    Wu will receive $1.2 million over five years to support his research in designing energy materials for solar fuels and solar windows to assist society’s transition to renewable energy.

  2. June 5, 2023Undergrads win top prize at international challenge

    An undergraduate design team of 12 students was awarded a top prize at an international carbon removal competition in New York last month.

    The team, Engineers Without Borders Waterloo, received first-prize in the most detailed category at the 2023 OpenAir Carbon Removal Challenge at New York University, an annual student competition. Each year, this challenge calls for students to create new processes, approaches and prototypes to remove carbon from the land, waters, or air.

  3. June 2, 2023Student strides towards entrepreneurial future

    Osose Itua, a fourth-year Waterloo Engineering student, will cross the stage at convocation on June 16 to receive her Bachelor of Applied Science (BASc) in mechatronics engineering. Along with her newly minted degree, Itua graduates with a well-rounded student experience that has shaped her entrepreneurial ambitions.

    Itua got to do six co-operative work experiences during her studies. The first was at a large company, the following four were at startups and the final one had her working on her own business, Foodage.

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  1. June 7, 2023How management skills upgrade your technical skills – Online & Part time option
    advance your tech career into management
    Management of Technology is key for STEM professionals who want to advance in their technical career into a management role.
  2. June 14, 2023Guidance for an effective application for a Master and PhD- Electrical Engineering
    electrical engineering graduate masters

    Yes. There are key steps to getting accepted for postgrad studies in the department of Electrical and Computing Engineering. Learn them all in this session to create and make an effective application and join Waterloo University.  Register here

  3. June 14, 2023Part-Time Master of Business, Entrepreneurship and Technology Information Session
    MBET students in the classroom.

    Get an overview of Master of Business, Entrepreneurship and Technology (MBET) program with a focus on the part-time program experience. Join us to learn more about the MBET program and the unique Waterloo innovation ecosystem, hear alumni success stories, get tips for the admissions process and ask your questions.

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