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.
- Aug. 10, 2017
Majid Karimi, who recently defended his PhD in Management Sciences at the University of Waterloo was one of the two runners up of the 2017 Best Student Paper Award of the Decision Analysis Society.
Majid's paper - On the Road to Making Science of “Art”: Risk Bias in Market Scoring Rules - was co-authored with his supervisor, Prof. Stan Dimitrov.
- July 28, 2017
Management Engineering and Management Sciences students have once again won top prizes at the Canadian Operations Research Society (CORS) student paper competition. They presented their papers at the 2017 CORS conference, held in Quebec city.
- July 19, 2017
Faisal El Hussein, a fourth-year Management Engineering student, placed second in the Sandford Fleming Technical Speaking Competition and was awarded a $400 prize. Faisal's presentation was on the state of conversational intelligence (commonly known as chatbots), a topic he has experience with through a prior co-op term.
- Sep. 25, 2017
Dr. Yuqing Ren
Associate Professor, Information and Decision Sciences
Carlson School of Management Minneapolis, MN