Welcome to Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering at the University of Waterloo
- 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 in Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering at Waterloo has a global impact. Waterloo is Canada's largest university for automotive research.
Learn more about Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering past and current seminars and events. Information on Departmental, PhD and MASc events.
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.
- Aug. 10, 2022
A professor at Waterloo Engineering was recently honoured by the Technical University of Munich (TUM) in Germany in front of an audience of almost 2,000 people
Kaan Erkorkmaz, a professor of mechanical and mechatronics engineering, was one of 11 top international researchers recognized as TUM Ambassadors on stage during an annual summer concert.
- Aug. 5, 2022
Congratulations to Kamyar Ghavam, Jean-Pierre Hickey, and Carol Hulls, whom have received the FOE (Faculty of Engineering) Distinguished Performance Award!
- July 27, 2022
LoopX, a Waterloo Engineering startup company, founded by a mechatronics engineering doctoral candidate, Chao Yu, has recently received a $30K funding boost when it took top prize in the 5G Transportation Challenge. It is also the recipient of funding from the Engineer of the Future Fund at Waterloo Engineering. Within the next three months, LoopsX plans to demonstrate its 5G MEC-based hybrid driving system in the David Johnson Research + Technology Park.