Welcome to Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at the University of Waterloo

Electrical and computer engineers shape the future through innovation.  They develop and improve systems that serve everyday needs of society spanning from high-voltage engineering and sustainable energy, to breakthroughs in wireless technology. Our faculty and students do everything from creating low-cost digital x-ray imagers to combat tuberculosis in developing countries, to building real-time embedded systems to advance the design and reliability of commercial products.  ECE - the future is what we do.

STUDENT WORKING AT DESK2,500+ STUDENTS
Feather icon96 FACULTY MEMBERS
$27+ research funding$27M+ RESEARCH FUNDING
GROUP50+ SUPPORT STAFF
GRADUATE11,800+ ALUMNI

Future undergraduates

Our undergraduate program provides students with rigorous foundations in math and physics while exposing them to exciting applications early on in their program.

Future graduates

Our students come from all over the globe to experience our first-rate faculty, education, and research programs. Our graduates are among the most sought after in the world.

 

Resources

  1. Sep. 23, 2022Entertainment giant buys Waterloo spin-off company

    A video technology company that was born at Waterloo Engineering has reason to celebrate after its acquisition this week by an entertainment industry giant.

    SSIMWAVE Inc., an award-winning, Waterloo-based company, has joined forces with IMAX to lead the charge in video image quality in a deal worth $18.5 million in cash and $2.5 million in stock, plus additional earnout potential of $4 million.

  2. Sep. 21, 2022Professor Yash Pant awarded $80K by the Canadian Foundation for Innovation

    Congratulations to electrical and computer engineering professor, Yash Pant; he was awarded $80,000 from the Canadian Foundation for Innovation through its John R. Evans Leaders Fund for his project "Advancing Safety of Autonomous Systems for Real-world Applications."

    Pant is one of numerous Waterloo Engineering researchers involved in projects awarded federal funding on Wednesday. $64 million dollars was awarded country-wide to 251 research projects at 40 universities.

  3. Sep. 6, 2022First-year computer engineering student win $30K Amazon scholarship

    Four incoming students at the University of Waterloo are backed by $30,000 scholarships through an Amazon program that was created to boost diversity in technology fields.

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  1. Sep. 30, 2022PhD Comprehensive Proposal Examination Notice: "Dysarthric Speech Recognition: Breaching the Barrier Between Typical and Dysarthric Speech through Domain Generalization" by Nada Gohider

    Candidate: Nada Gohider
    Topic: Dysarthric Speech Recognition: Breaching the Barrier Between Typical and Dysarthric Speech through Domain Generaliz
    Date: September 30, 2022
    Time: 9:00 AM
    Place: REMOTE ATTENDANCE
    Supervisor:  Basir, Otman

  2. Sep. 30, 2022PhD Comprehensive Proposal Examination Notice: "Dysarthric Speech Recognition: Breaching the Barrier Between Typical and Dysarthric Speech through Domain Generalization" by Nada Gohider

    Candidate: Nada Gohider
    Topic: Dysarthric Speech Recognition: Breaching the Barrier Between Typical and Dysarthric Speech through Domain Generalization
    Date: September 30, 2022
    Time: 9:00 AM
    Place: REMOTE ATTENDANCE
    Supervisor: Basir, Otman

  3. Oct. 6, 2022Canadian Graduate Engineering Consortium - Virtual Grad Studies Fair
    Engineering Graduate Studies Fair

    The Canadian Graduate Engineering Consortium (CGEC) brings together six of Canada’s top universities to address the urgent need for qualified engineers who can solve today’s most complex technical, social and environmental challenges. A unique and progressive recruitment initiative, the Consortium is hosting a free virtual fair, to provide you with an opportunity to learn more about the value of a graduate engineering degree and explore your options.

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