About Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering

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