Mechanical engineering student in the machine shopAs one of the largest departments in the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Waterloo, Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering delivers a wide variety of programs at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and carries out extensive research in fields such as:

  • Automation and control
  • Automotive technology
  • Biomechanics and health engineering
  • Fire behaviour and combustion processes
  • Fluid mechanics
  • Green energy
  • Materials engineering and processing
  • Mechatronics
  • Nanotechnology
  • Solid-body mechanics and mechanical design
  • Thermal engineering
  • Microelectromechanical systems