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. Jan. 8, 2021MME department mourns the passing of second-year mechatronics student

    It is of great sadness to announce the passing of Aidan Walker, a second-year mechatronics engineering student who passed away on January 2, 2021 due to a brain aneurysm. 

    Aidan was an outgoing 19 year-old young man with a bright future. He was a competitive swimmer where he competed at the national level. He was also a top student graduating highschool with the highest honours.

    He passed away peacefully at St. Michael's Hospital surrounded by family.

  2. Jan. 6, 2021University of Waterloo to partner with National Research Council to boost 3D printing development

    The University of Waterloo and the National Research Council (NRC) are combining efforts to accelerate 3D printing processes using metals. One key focus of this collaboration will be the development of experimental metal alloy powders to be used in the printing process. 

  3. Dec. 23, 2020Meet the Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering Chair 2021: Mike Collins

    Long-time faculty member Mike Collins became the new chair of mechanical and mechatronics engineering (MME) at the beginning of January.

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  1. Jan. 25, 2021Gender Differences in Waterloo Graduate Engineering Student Experiences
    Man and woman working on lab equipment

    Calling all University of Waterloo graduate students, graduate alumni, administrators, and faculty in engineering! You are invited to a workshop discussing the Gender Differences in Waterloo Graduate Engineering Student Experience, on January 25, 2021, from 1-4:30pm (ET). All genders are encouraged to participate.

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