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. Mar. 18, 2019MME Professor David Johnson on CBC's Quirks and Quarks

    The host of CBC radio's Quirks and Quarks turned to a Waterloo Engineering professor with a question about wind turbines on the program’s March 16 show.

    Bob MacDonald asked David Johnson, a Waterloo mechanical engineering professor and founder of the University's Wind Energy Research Group, to respond to the following question submitted by a listener in North Gower, Ottawa.

  2. Mar. 15, 2019Jörg Ahne MME PhD Student Athlete of the WeekJorg Ahne and Claire Machenzie

    These 2 capped off 5 incredible years with the Warriors in style & they both jump very high.

    Ahne won second place medal in long jump at Championship!

  3. Nov. 21, 2018Atlas Medical wins two pitch competitions, granted award fundingatlas medical team

    Atlas Medical: Daniel Zhou, Jake Fisher, Colin Cooke, Michael Jonas

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  1. Apr. 16, 2019Waterloo Symposium on Technology and Society: Disruptive Technology - Do Robots Want Your Job?

    In the first symposium of the Waterloo Symposium on Technology & Society series, Martin Ford explores the ways in which AI and automation (aka, “robots”) are outpacing humans in a range of sectors, from education to law, agriculture to healthcare, management and beyond. He offers a realistic view of what the future of work—and your place in it—will look like.

  2. Apr. 23, 2019UWaterloo Advanced Manufacturing Consortium (AMC) Showcaseevent banner

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