Mechanical Engineering – Faculty of Engineering
Two students work on machinery in Dr. Andrew Gadsden's lab.

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Applying principles of physics for analysis, design, manufacturing and maintenance of mechanical systems.

  • 3

    Canada Research Chairs

  • $11M

    researching funding in 2022-23

  • 84%

    of graduating undergraduates had a co-op experience

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