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
  1. Feb. 26, 2020Musselman and the Trifecta: Engineering Faculty and Staff Awards Dinner
    Musselman and the Trifecta: Engineering Faculty and Staff Awards Dinner

  2. Feb. 25, 2020Published MME Research: Graphite lithiation and capacity fade monitoring of lithium ion batteries using optical fibers
    Published Research: Graphite lithiation and capacity fade monitoring of lithium ion batteries using optical fibers

    Dr. Patricia Nieva (MME Professor), Dr. AbdulRahman Ghannoum (MME Post Doctoral Fellow & Sensors and Integrated Microsystems Laboratory Manager)

    Highlights

    • Signal analysis of a fiber-optic lithium-ion battery sensor.

    • Sensor sensitivity to lithium-ion diffusion within graphite particles.

  3. Feb. 7, 2020Waterloo Engineering put the pieces together for the FIRST LEGO League West Provincial Championship for children
    Waterloo Engineering put the pieces together for the FIRST LEGO League West Provincial Championship for children

    On Saturday February 7th, about 4oo children aged 9-14 years old participated in the FIRST LEGO League West Provincial Championship hosted by the University of Waterloo.  The winners of this event represent Ontario at the World Championship in Detroit from April 29-May 2

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  1. Feb. 21 to Mar. 1, 2020Call for Papers
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    The theme of the inaugural Canadian Design Workshop is  Designing Engineering Design Education in Canada. Participation by attendees will be in the form of podium or poster sessions, grouped by theme. Two-page abstracts are due March 1, 2020.

  2. Feb. 28, 2020MME Graduate Student Seminar
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    Autonomous Driving at Intersections: A Critical-Turning-Point Approach for Decision Making.

  3. Feb. 28 to Mar. 1, 2020Hack the Plastics
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    Have you ever wanted to join a hackathon, but thought it was only for coders? Well, Hack the Plastics wants you! Hack the Plastics is a broad skilled hackathon that does not require a coding based final product and will happen from 28th Feb – 1st March, 2020 at the University of Waterloo. You will be tackling ways to fight single use plastic pollution using microbes and producing a technical solution, business plan, and pitch.

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