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. May 9, 2019Researchers awarded $1.9M for strategic projectsHamid Jahed
  2. Apr. 26, 2019Tales of Existence, poetry by Professor Shahrzad EsmaeiliTales of Existence

    Professor Shahrzad Esmaeili, Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering, has recently published her first collection of poems in English and Persian, “Tales of Existence, A Collection of Poems”.

  3. Apr. 17, 2019Award for Exceptional Teaching by a Student (AETS) AETS recipients
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  1. May 21 to June 2, 2019Problem Pitch Competition open for applicationsProblem Pitch poster

    The Problem Lab presents the Quantum Valley Investments® Problem Pitch. The competition invites teams of up to four students to choose an important industry problem and thoroughly research its history, scope, and impact. Students pitch their findings to a panel of judges on July 11th to compete for a share of up to $30,000 in funding.

  2. May 29, 2019GEOTAB Info-session and DemoGeotab logo

      What is Geotab? Geotab is a global leader in telematics, providing open platform fleet
    management solutions to businesses of all sizes. Geotab’s intuitive, full-featured
    solutions help businesses better manage their drivers and vehicles by extracting
    accurate and actionable intelligence from real-time and historical trips data.

  3. May 29, 2019Building a Canadian Startup in Californiawork group

    President and Vice-Chancellor, Feridun Hamdullahpur invites you to join fellow UWaterloo alumni at the new offices of Embark Technology as we bring together industry experts (who just happen to be former Waterloo students!) for a panel discussion on the challenges of “Building a Canadian Startup in California.”

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