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.
- Feb. 6, 2019
Recently, 19 students representing the Waterloo chapter of the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE) participated at the 2019 student conference, held at Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec. The students took part in various competitions, including the Theoretical Exam, Technical Paper, and Case Study.
- Jan. 8, 2019
For over 12 years, students taking MSCI 651 and BE 605 courses have been involved in hands-on projects with humanitarian development organizations, applying information technology to solve problems in developing countries. The courses are taught by Prof. Peter Carr, a faculty member in the Department of Management Sciences.
- Jan. 3, 2019
Management Sciences professor Mark Hancock was recently honoured with the 10-Year Impact Award at the ACM International Conference on Interactive Surfaces and Spaces for a paper he co-wrote almost a decade ago as a doctoral student at the University of Calgary.
Read the full article here.
- Apr. 10, 2019
Candidate: Zeynep Bulbul
Topic: Multimodal Transport planning for last mile delivery
Date: April 10, 2019
Time: 1:00 pm
Place: CPH 3681
Supervisor(s): Gzara, Fatma; Ghaddar, Bissan
The Chair of the Committee is Professor Wojciech Golab of the Electical & Computer Engineering Department.
- Apr. 12, 2019
Candidate: Shivangi Chopra
Topic: Gender Differences in Science & Engineering: A Data Mining Approach
Date: April 12, 2019
Time: 10:00 am
Place: CPH 3681
Supervisor(s): Golab, Lukasz
The Chair of the Committee is Professor Kshirasagar Naik of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department.
- Apr. 15, 2019
Candidate: Gita Taherkhani
Title: Hub Location Problems with Profit Considerations
Date: April 15, 2019
Time: 10:30 am
Place: CPH 2371
Supervisor(s): Alumur Alev, Sibel