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. Nov. 17, 2020Mechatronics student and entrepreneur Sam Dugan enters the Dragon's Den
    Sam Dugan in the Den

    Sam Dugan started his technology company to reduce injuries at ski resorts and on Thursday night, Sam will realize a childhood dream when he appears in an episode of the CBC show Dragons’ Den to explain his product, SmartPatrol, and pitch the resident moguls for investments.

  2. Nov. 9, 2020Ehsan Toyserkani, Mihaela Vlasea, and Yimin Wu awarded federal funding

    Ehsan Toyserkani and Mihaela Vlasea of the Multi-Scale Additive Manufacturing (MSAM) Lab, were awarded just over $2.6 million.  Yimin Wu, received just over $160,000 for research on solar fuels for carbon-neutral transportation. Waterloo Engineering News

  3. Nov. 2, 2020Prof Michael Worswick recognized as an automotive and steel industries leader
    Michael Worswick

    Michael Worswick, engineering professor in Mechanical Mechatronics Engineering at University of Waterloo, was recognized as one of thirty-six individuals receiving the Award of Excellence

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  1. Dec. 4, 2020National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women
    silhouette of a woman's face
    Canada changed forever on December 6, 1989 when 14 young women were murdered in a gender-based act of violence at l'École Polytechnique de Montréal. 
  2. Jan. 13 to 14, 2021Undergraduate Admissions Webinar Series: Admissions tips & tricks

    Future undergraduate engineering students are invited to join us for an admissions-focused webinar that will focus on the admissions process and cover topics like how to apply, tips for your Admissions Information Form (AIF) and more!

    Our panellists will include our Director/Associate Director of Admissions as well as current students who successfully went through the process themselves.

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