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. May 9, 2019Researchers awarded $1.9M for strategic projects
    Hamid Jahed

    Dr. Hamid Jahed, Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering, is one of three professors in Waterloo Engineering who have been awarded a total of almost $1.9 million in funding to collaborate with Canadian-based companies and government organizations on strategic research projects. 

  2. Apr. 26, 2019Tales of Existence, poetry by Professor Shahrzad Esmaeili
    Tales of Existence

    Professor Shahrzad Esmaeili, Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering, has recently published her first collection of poems in English and Persian, “Tales of Existence, A Collection of Poems”.

  3. Apr. 17, 2019Award for Exceptional Teaching by a Student (AETS)
    AETS recipients
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  1. June 28, 2019Coffee and Donuts with the Associate Dean, International
    coffee chat

    The Associate Dean International invites Engineering International Students to join him for an informal coffee break in the Engineering C&D. This is an opportunity to let us know how we can improve the experience of studying at Waterloo for International Students.

    Email Annette (adietric@uwaterloo.ca) to register.

  2. July 12, 2019Engineering Day 2019
    Engineering day

    Celebrate Waterloo Engineering!

    Come show your spirit and get your purple on! 

    The tradition continues on July 12, 2019 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm to celebrate Engineering Day with our incredible community of students, alumni, professors and staff. This year's activities will include a colour throw (wear a white t-shirt!), BBQ featuring the famous 'Boggan Burgers, free treats and refreshments including purple Koolaid as well as soft-serve ice cream and popcorn, a photo booth, The Tool and The Tool Bearers, and so much more!

  3. July 13, 2019EWB Elora Quarry Adventure
    Elora Quarry

    Elora Quarry is a swimming spot only half an hour from Waterloo! Buy a ticket for a day of fun on the beach and in the water. Your ticket includes transportation from the University of Waterloo to Elora Quarry and back, as well as admission to the park! All proceeds from this event go towards the It Takes a Village campaign, which supports social enterprises in Sub-Saharan Africa.

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