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 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. June 27, 2022Retired MME prof recognized for 40-year teaching career
    Gordon Stubley

    Gordon Stubley is the 2022 recipient of a lifetime service award from the leading engineering and design education organization in Canada.'

    Stubley, a retired mechanical engineering professor, Waterloo Engineering alumnus and Distinguished Professor Emeritus, becomes the fifth engineering educator honoured with a Lifetime Service Award from the Canadian Engineering Education Association (CEEA).

  2. June 27, 2022MME professor supports war-torn Ukraine

    A grassroots fundraising and awareness initiative is underway on campus to support humanitarian relief efforts in Ukraine.

    Led by faculty, staff, and student volunteers, University for Ukraine (U4U) aims to bring together the University of Waterloo community to show solidarity and provide coordinated relief to war victims.

  3. June 23, 2022MME Grads Develop Predictive Tech to Reduce Pesticide Use

    Three graduating students at Waterloo Engineering are out to protect the environment and help farmers increase profits with technology to optimize the use of pesticides on crops.

    Jack Paduchowski, Brandon Chan and Kurtis Eisler, classmates in the mechatronics engineering program, launched Maesos Technologies in 2020 to collect predictive weather and fungal spore data for wine grape farmers in the Niagara Region with custom sensors.

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