You are here

About Waterloo Engineering

A Leader in engineering education and research

Engineering was the first faculty at the University of Waterloo.  Now ranked among the top 50 engineering schools in the world, Waterloo Engineering is the largest engineering school in Canada. 

We offer 14 bachelor degree programs, including emerging multidisciplinary areas like biomedical, mechatronics, nanotechnology and environmental engineering. All undergraduate programs are 100% co-op, more than 7600 co-op positions are arranged for students annually.

In 31 graduate degree programs, including course-based and research masters, and doctoral studies, our graduate students benefit from a robust and innovative research environment including:   

  • more than $65 million in research funding in 2011/2012
  • 19 Canada Research Chairs
  • 15 endowed, industrial, and government funded research chairs
  • more than a dozen research centres and institutes
  • the only inventor-owned intellectual property policy in Canada

We are proud of our reputation for leadership, innovation, and excellence.

Dean of Engineering

Pearl Sullivan, Dean of Engineering

Pearl Sullivan is Waterloo Engineering’s eighth dean of engineering and the first woman to hold the post.  Pearl Sullivan's biography

Office of the Dean

Carl Pollock Hall - Room 4301

Email | 519 888 4567 x32718

Waterloo Engineering

  • Undergraduate Enrolment: 6840
  • Graduate Enrolment: 1945
  • Faculty Members: 295
  • Staff Members: 215
  • Alumni: 36,140
  • Research Funding: $65.8 million (2011/2012)

More faculty statistics