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 iconManagement 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.

news article iconConducting 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.

                         Exploring studies in Management Sciences

Interested in pursuing Management Engineering or Management Sciences Option in your undergraduate studies? Learn more about the programs and requirements before applying.

Management Sciences offers a variety of graduate programs that emphasizes on research engagement and professional development, setting you up for success in the working industry.


Career Opportunities

View and apply to the current faculty positions available at the Department of Systems Design Engineering. Be sure to include all of the requested information.

Faculty Openings

We’re always looking for talented new faculty members who are passionate about educating the brightest engineers of the future and advancing innovative ideas to the next level.


Management Sciences in the News 

Discover the latest news in student accomplishments, research development, and learning advancements within Management Sciences.  

Prof. Abouee Mehrizi on the supply chain of COVID-19 vaccines for Fortune Magazine 

  1. Apr. 30, 2021Student’s same-day delivery startup raises over $2M

    A management engineering student’s company has raised $2.3 million in seed financing to help fuel its Ontario expansion.

    Aaron Paul and Waterloo science alumnus Jaden Pereira co-founded TyltGO to connect couriers to retail clients that range from meal kit providers, florists and pharmacies.

  2. Feb. 19, 2021Industry 4.0 virtual competition reaches over 150 participants across Canada

    The Industry 4.0 student team recently ran the third annual "I4 Case Competition". The compeititon reached 158 participants, organized in 36 teams from high-schools across Canada, who competed for $2000 in prize money.  

  3. Feb. 4, 2021The supply chain of delivering COVID-19 vaccines

    Management Sciences professors Samir Elhedhli and Hossein Abouee Mehrizi recently participated in an Alumni Speaker Series event on the challenge of delivering the COVID-19 vaccines. 

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  1. May 11, 2021Seminar: Sirisha Rambhatla

    Provably Learning from Data: New Algorithms and Models for Matrix and Tensor Decompositions 

    Dr. Sirisha Rambhatla

    Department of Computer Science,

    University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA

    Via https://zoom.us/j/97054271634?pwd=aEhtQnZtYzNZc2VIQTFDL2N3MmdGQT09

  2. May 14, 2021Seminar Ruxian Wang

    Hybrid Search and Choice Framework: Modeling, Optimization and Estimation

    Ruxian Wang

    Carey Business School

    John Hopkins University


    Via https://zoom.us/j/96851878207?pwd=R29xb3hJNDdpeStTT1NFQ0hQcVZNZz09

  3. 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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