Welcome to Management Sciences at the University of Waterloo

Management Sciences is an academic department within the Faculty of Engineering that offers an undergraduate Bachelor of Applied Science (BASc) degree in management engineering, an undergraduate option in management sciences, and both research and course-based graduate degree programs. 

Management sciences is a broad interdisciplinary study of problem solving and decision making in organizations. It uses a combination of analytical models, data science, and behavioural sciences to address societies' most complex problems.

Conducting meaningful research that will impact industries and economies, our students and faculty work under three core areas of specialization: applied operations research, information systems, and management of technology. 

  1. Dec. 1, 2020MSCI professor weighs in on the challenges of distributing the COVID-19 vaccine

    Management Sciences professor Hossein Abouee Mehrizi was recently featured by the CBC on the challenges of vaccine logistics.  According to Prof. Mehrizi, the design of a cold supply chain needs to take into account the limited supply of vaccines coming to Canada by having a "really good demand estimation for each reagion".

  2. Nov. 2, 2020Graduate studies virtual Ask-Me-Anything

    The Department of Management Sciences recently held a virtual "Ask-Me-Anything" event for prospective graduate students. It featured Profs. Rob Duimering, Sibel Alumur Alev, and Lukasz Golab, and current graduate students Aliaa Alnaggar and Jordan Nickel. Watch a recording of the event here:

  3. Oct. 21, 2020Management Engineering alum's start-up supplies 10,000 reusable masks to Metrolinx

    Sweat Free Apparel, a start-up founded by management engineering alum Chanakya Ramdev (BASc 2015) recently landed a deal to produce 10,000 reusable, waterproof (and sweat free) masks for Metrolinx staff.

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  1. June 4 to 5, 2021Management Sciences 50th Anniversary Celebration
    Department of Management Sciences 50th Anniversary logo

    You're invited to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Department of Management Sciences! There are various activities to help you celebrate the department's milestone anniversary taking place on June 4 and June 5, 2021. 

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