About Us

The Department of Mechanical Engineering offers students the opportunity to pursue an exceptional, high quality education in one of Canada's largest mechanical engineering departments.

Our 1,360 students (1,000 undergraduate and 360 graduate) learn in a thriving and dynamic environment emphasizing solid academics and sound hands-on skills. We offer traditional and co-op undergraduate programs (including a biomedical co-op option), as well as Master of Engineering, Master of Science, and PhD graduate programs.

Our students have exciting research and extracurricular opportunities, from the Undergraduate Research Program, to the Formula SAE team that annually designs, builds, and competes a race car, to Engineers Without Borders, and many more.

Our department is home to world-class research, and many of our researchers are internationally renowned experts. Owing to the very high quality of our programs, the majority of our students enjoy excellent employment opportunities following graduation. Our alumni have gone on to change the world in amazing ways. Indeed, the sky's the limit for our students, staff, and alumni!