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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 nearly 1600 undergraduates, 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.
Research in Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering at Waterloo has global impact.
  • Waterloo is Canada's largest university for automotive research 
  • The first Canadian university with a full undergraduate mechatronics engineering program
  • First in the country to offer interdisciplinary research and collaborative programs in nanotechnology engineering
  1. Feb. 13, 2018MME PhD student moves to second round of NSERC national contest *Watch Video Here*

    Jian Zhao, a Ph.D. candidate from Dr. Xianguo Li’s research group in the department of Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering, has successfully moved on to the second round of the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) video contest called Science, Action! Students from around the country submitted a short video showcasing research in the natural sciences or engineering fields.

  2. July 20, 2017Michael Worswick named SAE FellowDr. Michael Worswick picture

    SAE International has announced that Waterloo Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering Professor Michael J. Worswick has been elected as a 2016-17 SAE Fellow. He was one of 22 fellow inductees recognized during ceremonies at the recent SAE World Congress Experience in Detroit.

  3. July 5, 2017PhD student Chris Salisbury receives R.E. Peterson Award

    Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering PhD student Chris Salisbury received the R.E. Peterson Award for the best paper published in the Journal of Dynamic Behavior of Materials.

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