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. 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.  

  2. 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. 

  3. 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".

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  1. Apr. 20, 2021GEDIx: A 30-minute Exchange - The Network Effect with Nuclear Innovation Institute, CEO-P2P and GEDI
    GEDIx: A 30-minute Exchange - The Network Effect with Nuclear Innovation Institute, CEO-P2P and GEDI

    A phenomenon by which the value of goods and/or services is increased by the number of people or participants involved. This is known as "The Network Effect". When properly utilized, this effect can lead to accelerating progress and commercial success.

  2. May 14, 2021Seminar Ruxian Wang

    Hybrid Search and Choice Framework: Modeling, Optimization and Estimation

    Ruxian Wang

    Carey Business School

    John Hopkins University

    ruxian.wang@jhu.edu

    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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