Digital Media and Information Communications Technology

In a world where an increasing amount of information is created and shared in digital form, Waterloo has attracted international attention with its new digital arts and media campus in Stratford, Ontario. Researchers including Amir Keyvan Khandani and Glen Stillar are on the leading edge of digital and information technology, with research that explores boosting the security and efficiency of wireless communication and creating meaning in our increasingly visual culture.

Professor William Tutte

Mathematics professor and wartime code-breaker honoured


Waterloo names street after William Tutte, the Bletchley Park code-breaker and brilliant mathematician who helped establish the reputation of the Faculty of Mathematics

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Artificial intelligence and the Waterloo-Toronto tech supercluster


University of Waterloo will play important role with applied AI solutions for everything from healthcare to finance and transportation

Car with antenna in test lab

Smart antennas could “make the world a better place”


Low-cost antennas may one day bring Internet connectivity to billions of people in developing countries

E7 building

$32.6M in federal funding for new Engineering 7 building


New building will house research on machine intelligence, mobile robotics, autonomous vehicles and wearable biomedical devices

Waterloo Architecture student

Celebrating 60 years of innovation


From 74 engineering students in 1957 to 198,000 alumni six decades later


New Gecko Gripper can be used in manufacturing and medicine


Waterloo engineers used the gecko for inspiration when inventing a device that can handle the delicate silicon wafers in electronics

Katarina Ilic, co-founder of Voltera

A woman engineer: What December 6 means to me


Award-winning startup co-founder and Waterloo engineering grad Katarina Ilic reflects on the harm extreme prejudice causes in society

Philosophy Professor Heather Douglas

Closing the gap between science and society


Waterloo Philosophy Professor Heather Douglas has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

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Unlocking your hidden potential


In the Fall 2016 issue of Waterloo Magazine: How a campus in perpetual motion evolved, became a rich source of workplace research and learned to embrace failure

Cheriton School of Computer Science

Waterloo ranked #1 school in Canada for computer science, engineering


U.S. News ranking recognizes Waterloo as a national leader in core disciplines