Welcome to Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering at the University of Waterloo
- 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
- Feb. 18, 2021
The Ontario government recently announced a $2.5 million investment into Facedrive Inc. to support the development and deployment of the contact tracing system TraceSCAN.
The purpose of this project is to develop an artificial intelligence alert system for COVID-19 based on contact tracing and health monitoring using Bluetooth-enabled wearable technology and mobile app. The University of Waterloo has partnered with Facedrive Inc. to conduct research/development in areas such as AI-based models to better predict outbreak patterns of COVID-19 and any subsequent pandemics.
- Feb. 18, 2021
MME Professor and Executive Director of the Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology,Sushanta K. Mitra and Kiran Raj Melayil, a Post Doctoral Fellow at the Micro Nano-Scale Transport Lab, are working toward a better understanding of droplet dynamics on face masks to gain insight into the transmission mechanics of COVID-19. Their research is a promising step toward safer and more effective face mask designs for the public.
- Feb. 4, 2021
Run Ze Gao, PhD candidate and CEO of Air Microfluidics Systems (AMS) Inc. recently won the 2021 Falcon's Fortune Pitch run by Ontario-based venture firm, FACIT.
- Mar. 4, 2021