Monday, May 9, 2022

Technical Committee Co-Chairing Yue Hu Winning the RAS Most Active Technical Committee Award

Hu Yue Smiling

Yue Hu, an assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical & Mechatronics Engineering and one of the co-chairs of the Technical Committee on Model-Based Optimization for Robotics, which has been recently announced as a recipient

Monday, May 9, 2022

Carolyn Ren's Microfluidics Lab helps build Robotic Sleeve for Lymphedema Treatment

lymphedema sleeve (left) and its components (right)

Novel Microfluidics-Enabled Soft Robotic Sleeve Enables Lymphedema Treatment.

Breast cancer survivors commonly suffer from lymphedema due to a high risk of lymph node damage or removal during surgical procedures.

Friday, April 22, 2022

Carolyn Hansson awarded Robert E. Philleo Award

Carolyn Hansson

Congratulations to Carolyn Hansson, who has been awarded the Robert E. Philleo Award by the ACI Foundation’s Concrete Research Council.

Thursday, April 14, 2022

Waterloo RoboHub helps Avidbots advance robotics innovation

Pablo Molina and Faizan Sheikh

Avidbots partners with the University to improve the efficiency of their autonomous floor cleaning robot, Neo.

Wednesday, April 13, 2022

Waterloo-based company raises $2.8 million to expand

Ninja Delivery

The first Ninja Delivery store was set up on Sunview Street in Waterloo. Founded by Wesley Yue, a mechatronics engineering alumni, and fellow co-founders Michael Markevich and Gonzalo Graham.

Thursday, April 7, 2022

MME professor Beth Weckman awarded New Frontiers in Research funding with Paolo Dominelli from Health

Beth Weckman

Seven University of Waterloo researchers were awarded funding through the Government of Canada’s New Frontiers in Research Fund.

The funding was part of a national announcement of $45-million by the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry and the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Health.

Wednesday, April 6, 2022

Mechanical Engineering climbs global ranks

Mechanical Engineering, along with two other subjects improved its standing in world rankings released today by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) for 2022.

Monday, April 4, 2022

MME Winners of the 2022 Capstone Design 4th-year Project Symposiums

On March 18th and 25th, MME's 4th-year Capstone Design Symposium events were held in-person and showcased our latest and greatest in terms of talent and innovation. This year, there were over 100+ senior teams showcasing their projects and competing for a selection of awards from best product design, web design, prototype, innovation, presentation quality, among others. Below are the results of this year's award winners. 

Congratulations to the winners and to everyone that participated in the event!

Mechatronics Engineering Winners

Friday, April 1, 2022

AgTech startup secures $1.7 million to fund its growth


A company that was founded by three MME graduates has secured $1.7 million in seed funding to fuel its growth in the agricultural technology space.

Thursday, March 31, 2022

Successfully pitching inventive projects

Impressing judges with projects ranging from a unique alternative to traditional cancer treatment to a high-performance e-bike that folds into the size of a backpack netted six senior-year engineering teams $10,000 each in the annual Norman Esch Entrepreneurship Awards for Capstone Design contest. 

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