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

2016 capstone design project lists

Capstone Design symposium event details

Meet our people

John Montesano
Assistant Professor, PEng

Contact Information

Email: john.montesano@uwaterloo.ca
Phone: 519-888-4657 X 38086
Location: E3 3166
Fax: 519-888-4351


PhD   - Ryerson University, 2012
MASc - Ryerson University, 2005
B.Eng - Ryerson University, 2003

Research Interests

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