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.
Our undergraduate program provides students with rigorous foundations in math and physics while exposing them to exciting applications early on in their program.
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.
- Oct. 15, 2021
This week our department lost a professor, researcher, colleague, and above all, friend. Professor Safieddin (Ali) Safavi-Naeini passed away on Sunday, October 10th leaving behind a remarkable legacy; his passing is a major loss to all who knew him, as well as to the broader scientific community.
- Oct. 14, 2021
Frank Baylis and Kris Shah announce huge deal for the cardiology devices business they built
A company that is co-owned by former classmates at Waterloo Engineering has hit pay dirt with the sale of its cardiology business for US $1.75 billion.
- Oct. 12, 2021
- Oct. 13 to 27, 2021
Do you want to be part of the beginning of something unique? Are you interested in all fields of sciences AND computer sciences? UW Integrated Natural Sciences & Computer Sciences Club is looking for general members!
- Oct. 18 to 22, 2021
The Conrad School is hosting a Speaker Series to celebrate Women Entrepreneurship Week 2021 with Montclair University and other institutions around the globe. Celebrate with us!
- Oct. 28, 2021
Beginning September 23rd, and continuing every Thursday through this term, Dean Mary Wells will be available on the 1st floor of E7, outside the C&D, from 3-5 pm for a chat and to connect.