Software Engineering at the University of Waterloo

Software engineering is a systematic and disciplined approach to developing software. It applies both computer science and engineering principles and practices to the creation, operation, and maintenance of software systems.

At the University of Waterloo, Software Engineering is an independent, interdisciplinary program supported by both the Faculty of Mathematics and the Faculty of Engineering. Graduates of this program will earn a Bachelor of Software Engineering (BSE) degree.

  1. Nov. 19, 2020ECE Prof Ladan Tahvildari named Chair of IEEE TCSE

    ECE Professor Ladan Tahvildari has been named Chair of the IEEE Technical Council on Software Engineering.

  2. July 11, 2020SE Student Wins ACM/ICSE Research Award

    SE2023 student Vikram Subramanian won first place in the ACM undergraduate student research competition at ICSE 2020 for his work titled An empirical study of first-time open source contributors on Github, which was supervised by Prof Mei Naggapan. Great work!

  3. June 26, 2020SE Capstone Project Wins Velocity $50k

    SE2021 capstone project is now one of the Velocity $50k portfolio companies, with their platform for shared web browsing. The team includes Philip Scott, Amby Balaji, Declan Goncalves, and Keer Liu. Congratulations!

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