Faculties

Faculties

Health, DEAN: Lili Liu

Committed to improving the quality of life for individuals and communities through innovative education and research activities, Health is a leader in the development of strategies that prevent disease and injury, protect and promote healthy living, optimize physical ability, and improve well-being across the life course.

Arts, DEAN: Sheila Ager

Arts is a vibrant community of students, faculty and staff dedicated to a broad range of fields in the humanities, social sciences and creative arts. The driving force behind our teaching, research, and outreach is a deep commitment to curiosity, creativity, and the desire to contribute to a better world.

Engineering, DEAN: Mary Wells

Ranked among the top 50 engineering schools worldwide, Waterloo is committed to leading engineering education and research in Canada. Waterloo Engineering is the largest, with more than 9,500 students enrolled in 2016. In 2016/2017, external research funding in engineering exceeded $64 million from Canadian and international partners, a strong indication of the excellence of our research programs.

Environment, DEAN: Jean Andrey

For more than 40 years the Faculty of Environment has been dedicated to having a positive impact locally and globally. With interdisciplinary programs and researchers we make meaningful change happen in the classroom, the office, and in communities around the world. Our vision is to use our unique position as a leading teaching and research institute for the environment to create sustainable solutions needed to address the complex challenges facing our world.

Mathematics, DEAN: Mark Giesbrecht

The Faculty of Mathematics has the largest concentration of mathematical and computer science talent in the world. Perhaps the best testimony to Waterloo’s standing and exceptional reputation is the quality and many achievements of the Faculty’s teachers, researchers, alumni and students. With more than 7,000 graduate and undergraduate students, more than 200 full-time professors, and 500 courses in mathematics, statistics and computer science, the Faculty is a powerhouse of discovery and innovation. 

Science, DEAN: Robert Lemieux

Since its founding in 1959, the Faculty of Science has become a research leader nationally and internationally. As an integral part of Waterloo, the Faculty is a global leader for scientific teaching and research and a preferred destination for those seeking to engage in world-class discovery.