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. 
  • First Canadian university with a full undergraduate Mechatronics Engineering program.
  • First in the country to offer interdisciplinary research and collaborative programs in nanotechnology engineering.

Future Undergraduate Students

Learn more about Undergraduate Studies in Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering. Find out about our programs and how to apply

Future Graduate Students

The Department of Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering offers programs leading to a variety of graduate degrees. Learn more about our admission requirements

Research

Research in Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering at Waterloo has a global impact. Waterloo is Canada's largest university for automotive research.

 
 

Department Seminars

Learn more about Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering past and current seminars and events. Information on Departmental, PhD and MASc events.

Career Opportunities

Check out our available faculty positions and consider working at the most sought-after engineering school in the country. Read more about department specific opportunities.

 
 

 

  1. Apr. 9, 2021MME finalists sweep the competition at innovation pitch

    This past Wednesday April 7th, at the Norman Esch pitch competition, a pitch competition amongst the entire UWaterloo Engineering faculty, 4 of the 6 ten-thousand dollar prizes were awarded to teams from the MME department (2 Mechanical, 2 Mechatronics). Mechanical engineering team, Bless Your Sole, earned an additional $3,000 as the winner of the Sedra People’s Choice Award.

    Take a brief look at each of our winning teams below:

  2. Apr. 9, 20212021 MME Graduate Research Symposium highlights

    On March 17, 2021, the Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering community gathered together to celebrate and learn about the innovative research taking place in the department at the 4th annual MME Graduate Research Symposium.

    With the largest attendance to date, this event had many other “firsts”. It was the first time the event was held online, the first collaboration and sponsorship from the Conrad School of Entrepreneurship and Business and featured the first ever entrepreneurship award.

  3. Mar. 26, 2021MME student-run start-up wins $5K at the Concept winter pitch competition finals

    Team AquaSensing, a MME student-run start-up project, have won a $5000 grant, among four winning teams, from the 2021 Winter Concept pitch competition.

    Founded by MME master's students, Nathan Johnson, Connor Al-Joundi, Kushant Patel and Jarren Teo, AquaSensing focusses on the design of battery-free water-leak detection devices.

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  1. Apr. 15, 2021Conrad School Connect: Ask-Me-Anything with Cassie Myers
    conrad school connect ask me anything event with cassie myers

    Join us for an engaging Ask-Me-Anything session with University of Waterloo graduate, Conrad School alumni, and CEO & Founder of Lunaria Solutions, Cassie Myers. Cassie is an inclusion and equity advocate, who was recently recognized as a Top 50 Changemakers by Globe and Mail.

  2. Apr. 21, 2021WIN Member Seminar Series: XiaoYu Wu
    Mixed conducting oxides for sustainable energy conversion and chemical production a WIN seminar by professor XiaoYu Wu

    The Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN) is happy to welcome Professor XiaoYu Wu to the WIN family! Professor Wu will deliver a seminar in order to introduce himself and his research to our community. Please join WIN in giving him a warm welcome.

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