Welcome to Management Science and Engineering at the University of Waterloo

Management science and engineering is a broad and interdisciplinary study of problem solving and decision making in organizations. 

It uses a combination of analytical models, data science, and behavioural sciences to address society's most complex problems.

a venn diagram displaying 3 aspects of management engineering


The University of Waterloo has named Jagdeep Sing Bachher as its 12th chancellor. Dr. Bachher is chief investment officer and vice president of investments at the 10-campus University of California, where he oversees an investment portfolio of $164 billion. He is a double-alumnus of Management Science and Engineering, having earned both a Master of Applied Science and a Doctor of Philosophy in Management Sciences.

Sunday, September 10, 2023

Embracing change

The Faculty Engineering introduces a new name for the Department of Management Science and Engineering after five-plus decades. 

Expanding upon its long legacy of excellence, the Department of Management Sciences at Waterloo Engineering has undergone an official name change to better encapsulate the unit’s distinctive, interdisciplinary approach to education within the engineering field.