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. Oct. 23, 2020MME cracks the world's top 50 subjects

    Four engineering subjects crack the world's top 100 | Engineering

    Waterloo Engineering placed two subjects in the top 50 and two more in the top 100 in worldwide university rankings for 2021. In an evaluation of more than 1,500 global universities by media company U.S. News and World Report, electrical engineering ranked 25th and mechanical engineering was 49th. Civil engineering was ranked 73rd and chemical engineering held the 87th spot.

  2. Oct. 21, 2020US Air Force: Advanced Manufacturing Olympics Finalist
    US Air Force: Advanced Manufacturing Olympics Finalist

    Using some of the modeling and experimental efforts from two papers we previously published we entered the Advanced Manufacturing Olympics (AMO) hosted by the U.S. Air Force.

  3. Oct. 21, 2020Peter Teerstra wins a Faculty of Engineering Teaching Excellence Award
    Peter Teerstra

    Each year, The Faculty of Engineering, with the assistance of the Sanford Fleming Foundation, honours faculty educators for their outstanding commitment to excellence in engineering education.

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  1. Oct. 23 to 24, 2020What's Next / What Now - Women in Engineering Conference
    what's next what now poster

    This full-day conference for first and upper-year engineer students will showcase a variety of guest speakers and workshops focused on helping participants navigate through both student life and career preparation. From planning out your next four years in undergrad to learning what to expect when you enter the workforce, this conference will help you gain the skills and knowledge needed to achieve your goals with confidence.

  2. Oct. 29, 2020Hult Prize Waterloo 2021 Kick-Off
    Hult Prize 2021 Challenge, food for good

    Get ready for Hult 2021! It’s been a unique year so far but that doesn’t stop us from bringing you the Hult Prize, a social entrepreneurship competition which challenges student teams around the globe to develop sustainable social ventures to address the world's most pressing issues—with a global grand prize of $1 million USD! Please register to join us at our Kick-Off event.

  3. Oct. 29, 2020Hult Prize Waterloo 2021 Kick-Off
    Hult Prize 2021 Challenge, food for good

    Get ready for Hult 2021! It’s been a unique year so far but that doesn’t stop us from bringing you the Hult Prize, a social entrepreneurship competition which challenges student teams around the globe to develop sustainable social ventures to address the world's most pressing issues—with a global grand prize of $1 million USD! Please register to join us at our Kick-Off event.

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