Welcome to Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering at the University of Waterloo

Part of Canada's largest engineering school, the Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering department at the University of Waterloo is home to 2,400 undergraduates, 400 graduate students, faculty and staff.
Our programs are designed to produce skilled problem solvers, leaders and innovators able to create mechanical systems and electro-mechanical designs that impact industries and improve the world. 
  • First Canadian university with a full undergraduate Mechatronics Engineering program.
  • First in the country to offer interdisciplinary research and collaborative programs in nanotechnology engineering.

Future Undergraduate Students

Learn more about Undergraduate Studies in Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering. Find out about our programs and how to apply

Future Graduate Students

The Department of Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering offers programs leading to a variety of graduate degrees. Learn more about our admission requirements


Research in Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering at Waterloo has a global impact. Waterloo is Canada's largest university for automotive research.


Department Seminars

Learn more about Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering past and current seminars and events. Information on Departmental, PhD and MASc events.

Career Opportunities

Check out our available faculty positions and consider working at the most sought-after engineering school in the country. Read more about department specific opportunities.



  1. Oct. 14, 2021MME professor joins new journal as Field Chief Editor
    Frontiers in thermal engineering

    Congratulations to Xianguo Li for joining the new journal, Frontiers in Thermal Engineering, as Field Chief Editor.

  2. Oct. 13, 2021First-year MME student is starting studies with support from a technology giant
    Mulei Mao

    Congratulations to first-year MME student, Mulei Mao of Scarborough, for being among the first 10 recipients of $30,000 scholarships from Amazon.

  3. Sep. 22, 2021New aeronautics centre a good fit with 3D printing
    Lab technician dusting 3D printed parts

    With its present ability to deliver high-value, low-volume parts and components, additive manufacturing (AM) is a perfect fit for the specialized needs and demands of the aeronautics industry.

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  1. Nov. 3 to 4, 2021 Undergraduate Admissions Webinar Series: How Guidance Counsellors can Assist Engineering and Math Applicants

    Waterloo Engineering invites guidance counsellors to join us for an admissions-focused webinar to help explain how to assist students applying to Waterloo Engineering and Waterloo Math.

  2. Nov. 17, 2021 to Jan. @13, 2022Undergraduate Admissions Webinar Series: Admissions tips & tricks

    Future undergraduate engineering students are invited to join us for an admissions-focused webinar that will focus on the admissions process and cover topics like how to apply, tips for your Admissions Information Form (AIF), and more!

    Our panellists will include our Director/Associate Director of Admissions as well as current students who successfully went through the process themselves.

All upcoming events