Welcome to Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering at the University of Waterloo
- 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
- Jan. 14, 2021
An online-based education company co-founded by two Waterloo Mechatronics Engineering alumni announced this week that they have secured a 150 million dollar investment from US private-equity giant TPG Growth.
Prodigy Education is one of the fastest growing e-learning services in North American with upwards of 90 million monthly users. It was launched initially by Rohan Mahimker and Alex Peters, two mechatronics engineering students here at Waterloo.
- Jan. 8, 2021
It is of great sadness to announce the passing of Aidan Walker, a second-year mechatronics engineering student who passed away on January 2, 2021 due to a brain aneurysm.
Aidan was an outgoing 19 year-old young man with a bright future. He was a competitive swimmer where he competed at the national level. He was also a top student graduating highschool with the highest honours.
He passed away peacefully at St. Michael's Hospital surrounded by family.
- Jan. 6, 2021
The University of Waterloo and the National Research Council (NRC) are combining efforts to accelerate 3D printing processes using metals. One key focus of this collaboration will be the development of experimental metal alloy powders to be used in the printing process.
- Jan. 25, 2021
Calling all University of Waterloo graduate students, graduate alumni, administrators, and faculty in engineering! You are invited to a workshop discussing the Gender Differences in Waterloo Graduate Engineering Student Experience, on January 25, 2021, from 1-4:30pm (ET). All genders are encouraged to participate.