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. May 7, 2020SWE.org calls Dr. Mary Wells one of the ten global “Woman Engineers You Should Know”
    Mary Wells in the lab at University of Waterloo 2016

    SWE.org calls Dr. Mary Wells one of the ten global “Woman Engineers You Should Know

    Dr. Mary Wells is a champion.

    The Society of Engineers (SWE.org) honoured the soon-to-be Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, at University of Waterloo, for her dedication to championing the representation of women in engineering fields.

    She is the only Canadian on the list.

  2. Apr. 20, 2020University of Waterloo developing N95 mask alternative by using existing hospital equipment to keep healthcare professionals safe
    Rachel Tyli and Kristie Chau testing out the mask

    University of Waterloo developing N95 mask alternative by using existing equipment to keep healthcare professionals safe

    Researchers are currently testing the combination of three items, typically found in hospitals, that can be assembled in minutes by healthcare professionals, to address the N95 mask shortage.

  3. Apr. 20, 2020RoboHub technician and long time MME staff member, Robert Wagner, develops a swab booth to test people for COVID-19
    a swab booth to test people for COVID-19 outside of the hospital without the use of Personal Protective Equipment

    RoboHub technician and long time MME staff member, Robert Wagner, develops a swab booth to test people for COVID-19 

    The PPE-Free swab testing booth works by providing a hard physical barrier to significantly reduce the amount of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) needed to test patients and protect healthcare professionals.

    READ THE FULL STORY ON uWaterloo Stories 

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  1. May 11 to June 30, 2020ELECTIONS

    Do you want to be involved in the future of the society? Run to be a member of the next B-Society Executive team! Nominate yourself.

    President (May 11-13)

    Represents Engineering students to faculty and university and guide the vision of the Engineering Society

    VP Academic (May 15-22)  

    Provides academic, co-op and mental health supports and advocates on student issues

    VP Finance (May 22-25)

    Oversee the society operations, budgets and spaces (Novelties, POETS, RidgidWare)

  2. May 11 to June 20, 2020Patch Design Contest

    Welcome to S20 Patch Design Contest! Here you can submit designs for patches that you want to see sold in Novelties. Submissions will be voted on and the winning design will be produced and sold in future terms!

    • Submissions: May 11 - June 80
    • Voting: June 10 - June 20
  3. May 15 to Aug. 14, 2020EngSoc Scavenger Hunt

    EngSoc Scavenger Hunt is a term long event where students find items or participate in events to collect points. It's a chance for people to get involved in the Engineering community and school-wide events. Just like the name would suggest, we are sending you on a gigantic scavenger hunt! Check out the list of items and instructions.

    TOP PRIZE: PURPLE HARD HAT

    There are only 5 purple hard hats available! Prize will go to:

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