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.
- Apr. 14, 2021
On March 30th and 31st, MME's 4th-year Capstone Design Symposium events were held virtually and showcased our latest and greatest in terms of talent and innovation. This year, there were over 100+ senior teams showcasing their projects and competing for a selection of awards from best product design, web design, prototype, inovation, presention quality etc. Below are the results and conclusions of this year's award winners.
Congratulations to the winners and to everyone that participated in the event!
- Apr. 9, 2021
This past Wednesday April 7th, at the Norman Esch pitch competition, a pitch competition amongst the entire UWaterloo Engineering faculty, 4 of the 6 ten-thousand dollar prizes were awarded to teams from the MME department (2 Mechanical, 2 Mechatronics). Mechanical engineering team, Bless Your Sole, earned an additional $3,000 as the winner of the Sedra People’s Choice Award.
Take a brief look at each of our winning teams below:
- Apr. 9, 2021
On March 17, 2021, the Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering community gathered together to celebrate and learn about the innovative research taking place in the department at the 4th annual MME Graduate Research Symposium.
With the largest attendance to date, this event had many other “firsts”. It was the first time the event was held online, the first collaboration and sponsorship from the Conrad School of Entrepreneurship and Business and featured the first ever entrepreneurship award.
- Apr. 20, 2021
A phenomenon by which the value of goods and/or services is increased by the number of people or participants involved. This is known as "The Network Effect". When properly utilized, this effect can lead to accelerating progress and commercial success.
- Apr. 21, 2021
The Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN) is happy to welcome Professor XiaoYu Wu to the WIN family! Professor Wu will deliver a seminar in order to introduce himself and his research to our community. Please join WIN in giving him a warm welcome.