Join our group of outstanding faculty and student researchers who shine brightly on the international stage. Waterloo has granted the most Engineering PhD degrees in Canada over the last five years. As a graduate, you will join a strong network of exceptional alumni, focused on advancing solutions for real-world problems.


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The Waterloo advantage

                Own Your Ideas

Intellectual property iconUse your ideas to partner with industry or commercialize a product. You have 100% ownership over your ideas and technology.                                                                                                                                                         

           Connect With Industry

Handshake IconConnect with industry partners in Waterloo Region - one of Canada's leading technology hubs. Our faculty members have many long-standing relationships with industry players.                                                                                               

           World-Class Facilities

Meeting IconStudy, work, and collaborate in world–class centres and institutes with the most up–to–date research that is shaping the future of the world.                                                                                                                                          

Work with world-renowned experts in today's latest innovations. Waterloo Engineering has an impressive record of research achievements: 54 of our faculty members are Early Researcher Award recipients. 

Waterloo Engineering offers competitive funding for our graduate students. Financial support is available from many sources, including: teaching assistantships, internal awards, institutional scholarships, and many more.