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. 6, 2019Waterloo IISE student chapter takes 1st place in Technical Paper competition

    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.

  2. Jan. 8, 2019Management sciences students support teachers in remote communities in Pakistan

    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.

  3. Jan. 3, 2019MSCI professor honoured with 10-year impact award

    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

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  1. Apr. 10, 2019PhD Comprehensive Exam | Zeynep Bulbul | Multimodal Transport planning for last mile delivery

    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.

  2. Apr. 12, 2019PhD Comprehensive Exam | Shivangi Chopra | Gender Differences in Science & Engineering: A Data Mining Approach

    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.

  3. Apr. 15, 2019PhD Defence | Gita Taherkhani | Hub Location Problems with Profit Considerations

    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

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