Welcome to Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering at the University of Waterloo
- 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.
Learn more about Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering past and current seminars and events. Information on Departmental, PhD and MASc events.
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.
- Sep. 16, 2022
As the only female in her secondary school computer science class, Elin Liu felt the pressure of representing women in STEM. A scholarship provided by donors Yves and Cynthia Bled gave her a boost of confidence. Now, she wants to help other female engineering students find their place in STEM.
- Sep. 9, 2022
One of the newest Schulich Leaders at Waterloo Engineering is already making a splash in science communications.
Jonathan Zhou, a first-year mechatronics engineering student, was recently selected as one of 30 semi-finalists for the 2022 Breakthrough Junior Challenge, sponsored by Khan Academy. The semi-finalists were selected out of a pool of more than 1,000 applicants.
- Sep. 8, 2022
A startup company founded by a Waterloo Engineering professor and two of his graduate students has won US $250,000 to expand and commercialize green technology for the packaging industry.
Nfinite Nanotechnology was launched on Earth Day in 2021 by Kevin Musselman, a professor of mechanical and mechatronics engineering, and Chee Hau Teoh (MASc ’20) and Jhi Yong Loke (MASc ’21), who earned master’s degrees while developing the technology in his lab.
- Oct. 6, 2022
The Canadian Graduate Engineering Consortium (CGEC) brings together six of Canada’s top universities to address the urgent need for qualified engineers who can solve today’s most complex technical, social and environmental challenges. A unique and progressive recruitment initiative, the Consortium is hosting a free virtual fair, to provide you with an opportunity to learn more about the value of a graduate engineering degree and explore your options.