The Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering department at Waterloo benefits from state-of-the-art research laboratories and facilities on campus, and is currently the home of four Tier 1 Canada Research Chairs.
Our faculty conduct advanced research in fundamental and emerging areas of mechanical engineering. For detailed information on department research specialties, research groups and current research activities, please select one of the following areas:
- Materials Engineering and Processing
- Solid Body Mechanics and Design
- Fluid Mechanics and Fire Behaviour
- Thermal Engineering
- Automation and Controls
Waterloo Engineering's researchers are focused on life-enhancing research with global impact. Check out our Engineering Research Office. If you are interested in our engineering graduate programs at the University of Waterloo, request more information here. To learn more about current research in our department, please visit the Research Stories section of this website.