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 2,400 undergraduates, 400 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. July 3, 2020Professor is out to build a better, safer football helmet
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    A researcher in MME at Waterloo Engineering is part of a team that has been awarded US $412,000 by the National Football League (NFL) to develop a better, safer helmet.

    Duane Cronin, a professor of mechanical and mechatronics engineering, will contribute sophisticated impact testing and advanced computer modelling to optimize helmet performance and reduce the risk of head injuries.

  2. July 2, 2020MME Professor awarded inaugural class of CEEA Fellows
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    The Canadian Engineering Education Association awarded Gordon Stubley in the inaugural class of CEEA Fellows.  The designation of Fellow honours individuals who have demonstrated noteworthy service to engineering education, engineering leadership, or engineering design education through their work with CEEA-ACEG.  Congratulations Gordon from all of us in MME!

  3. June 25, 2020MME Researcher wins backing to develop COVID detector
    Carolyn Ren - Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering

    A researcher at Waterloo Engineering has won $265,000 in federal backing to develop a palm-sized device capable of detecting COVID-19 infection within 30 minutes.

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  1. May 15 to Aug. 14, 2020EngSoc Scavenger Hunt
    EngSoc Scavenger Hunt

    EngSoc Scavenger Hunt is a term long event where students find items or participate in events to collect points. It's a chance for people to get involved in the Engineering community and school-wide events. Just like the name would suggest, we are sending you on a gigantic scavenger hunt! Check out the list of items and instructions.

    TOP PRIZE: PURPLE HARD HAT

    There are only 5 purple hard hats available! Prize will go to:

  2. June 29 to July 5, 2020EngSoc A Better World
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    "Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.” –William Arthur Ward. This is a week dedicated to showing your gratitude towards the people around you, whether nearstranger or family. Think of some people to reach out to and say thank you for anything they've done, big or small, and get talking! Get closer to someone you're less familiar with, rekindle an old friendship, or just have catch up with some friends.

  3. July 7, 2020EngSoc Board Game Night
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    Get together with friends to play some boardgames online! Chatrooms and calls will be set up so you can hop right into the action from home!

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