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.
- Sep. 28, 2019
Management Sciences faculty, staff, students and alumni are mourning the passing of Phil Everson, a 2017 graduate of the Management Engineering program. Phil passed away shortly after completing the Army Run in Ottawa on Sunday, September 22, 2019.
- Sep. 12, 2019
INFORMS (Institute for Operations Research and Management Sciences) is the largest association in the field of operations research and analytics worldwide, which focuses on "scientific mathematical processes that enable organizations to turn complex challenges into substantial opportunities by transforming data into information, and information into insights that save lives, save money and solve problems".
- July 26, 2019
Prof. Olga Vechtomova of the Department of Management Sciences, together with colleagues Charlie Clarke and Gordon Cormack from the Cheriton School of Computer Science as well as former graduate students, were recently awarded the 2019 ACM SIGIR Test of Time Award. The award acknowledged the impact of their paper titled Novelty and Diversity in Information Retrieval Evaluation.
- Oct. 21, 2019
A Douglas Utting Postdoctoral Fellow at Jewish General Hospital in Montreal, Dr. Maxwell Ramstead will be discussing his paper, 'Active Inference Across Scales: From the Brain to the Body and Culture'.
- Oct. 28, 2019
Chair Discrete, Optimization and Logistics Institute of Operations Research at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology in Karlsruhe, Germany - Dr. Stefan Nickel will be discussing his paper, 'The Day After Optimal: Operations Research for Modern Logistics'.
- Nov. 7, 2019
This event is 19+.