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.
 
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. July 17, 2020MME Alumni-led ApplyBoard closes $100MM funding round during pandemic
    Applyboard Building a Better Future

    Congratulations Martin Basiri (MASc ’13) and the whole ApplyBoard team!

  2. July 15, 2020Professor Sushanta Mitra's research team developing an anti-viral coating against COVID-19
    Sushantra Mitra in the lab.

    New research aims to create a surface coating that will kill COVID-19 on contact

    New research is underway to develop a coating that will kill the COVID-19 virus immediately upon contact with any surface. The antiviral coating could be applied to all personal protective equipment and high-touch surfaces, greatly reducing the risk of community transmission of the virus.

  3. July 9, 2020Professor Shahrzad Esmaeili retires
    Shahrzad Esmaeili retires

    Shahrzad Esmaeili, a highly regarded member of the Materials Group, retired on July 1st after many years of invaluable service to our department – Congratulations Shahrzad! Well deserved!

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  1. May 15 to Aug. 14, 2020EngSoc Scavenger Hunt
    EngSoc Scavenger Hunt

    EngSoc Scavenger Hunt is a term long event where students find items or participate in events to collect points. It's a chance for people to get involved in the Engineering community and school-wide events. Just like the name would suggest, we are sending you on a gigantic scavenger hunt! Check out the list of items and instructions.

    TOP PRIZE: PURPLE HARD HAT

    There are only 5 purple hard hats available! Prize will go to:

  2. Sep. 26, 2020Waterloo Engineering Class Reunion 2020
    Bus push

    The Waterloo Engineering alumni class reunion in 2020 is taking place on September 26, 2020 online.

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