Welcome to Systems Design Engineering at the University of Waterloo

The Department of Systems Design Engineering is a globally unique interdisciplinary department hosting flexible and innovative programs.  In addition to our new Biomedical Engineering program, Systems Design remains committed to Human Factors, Mechatronics, and Social Environmental Systems.

  1. Mar. 24, 2023SYDE-BME Coffee House Spring 2023

    On March 22, the SYDE-BME community gathered for a favourite tradition, the Coffee House. This event features artistic, athletic, and comedic performances by SYDE and BME students, faculty, and staff. 

  2. Mar. 22, 2023SYDE-BME Capstone Design Symposium 2023

  3. Mar. 21, 2023SYDE alum makes Maclean's list of 'change makers'

    Joelle Pineau (BASc ’98, systems design engineering) was featured in the Maclean’s Power list for 2023 as one of ten AI Trailblazers. Pineau is the co-managing director of AI Research at Meta. Her research work involves improving how AI responds to uncertainty, guiding Meta’s expansion into the metaverse.

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