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. Oct. 6, 2020Sam Dugan, MME student, wins James Dyson Award
    Sam Dugan, MME Student, Wins James Dyson Award

    As an avid skier, Sam Dugan, an MME Student, is the inventor of computer vision technology which leverages state of the art Nvidia processors and proprietary algorithms, designed to monitor danger zones and prevent avoidable accidents.

  2. Oct. 5, 2020Ross Romano, Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities visits MSAM
    Ross Romano, Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities visits MSAM

    Minister @RossRomanoSSM met with researchers in the Multi-Scale Additive Manufacturing Lab to see the important work MSAM is contributing to Ontario's Covid response.

    Multi-Scale Additive Manufacturing Lab (MSAM), at the University of Waterloo, is focused on innovative R&D programs while assisting industry to fully utilize additive manufacturing.

    Contact the lab if you are looking to sponsor research.

  3. July 17, 2020MME Alumni-led ApplyBoard closes $100MM funding round during pandemic
    Applyboard Building a Better Future

    Congratulations Martin Basiri (MASc ’13) and the whole ApplyBoard team!

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  1. Oct. 20 to 21, 2020Curious about engineering graduate studies? Register for one of our Ask Me Anything events!

    Join our virtual graduate studies “Ask Me Anything” events for each of our six departments (plus Conrad School of Entrepreneurship and Business to learn about our MBET program) and have your questions about graduate studies answered by current students, faculty, and admissions experts!

  2. Oct. 21 to 22, 2020 Undergraduate Admissions Webinar Series: Which engineering program is right for you?

    Waterloo Engineering invites future undergraduate students to join us for an admissions-focused webinar to help determine which engineering program is right for you. The session will feature presentations from current students/program advisors and representatives from our admissions team will also be online to help answer your questions during the live Q&A.

  3. Oct. 23 to 24, 2020What's Next / What Now - Women in Engineering Conference
    what's next what now poster

    This full-day conference for first and upper-year engineer students will showcase a variety of guest speakers and workshops focused on helping participants navigate through both student life and career preparation. From planning out your next four years in undergrad to learning what to expect when you enter the workforce, this conference will help you gain the skills and knowledge needed to achieve your goals with confidence.

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