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. 10, 2021Claudio Canizares named Director of WISE

    Professor Claudio Cañizares has been appointed the Executive Director of the Waterloo Institute for Sustainable Energy (WISE), for a term running from August 1, 2021 to July 31, 2026.

  2. Sep. 9, 2021Research by electrical and computer engineering professor, Chris Wilson, and his research team, published and highlighted as Editors’ Suggestion in leading pure physics journal, Physical Review Letters

    Congratulations to electrical and computer engineering professor, and affiliate to the Institute for Quantum Computing, Chris Wilson, and his research group, for publication of their recent letter on quantum simulation with superconducting circuits, “Quantum Simulation of the Bosonic Creutz Ladder with a Parametric Cavity,” in

  3. Aug. 18, 2021Securing our energy infrastructure

    By Brian Caldwell. This article was originally published on Waterloo News.

    Just over $400,000 in federal funding was announced recently for a cybersecurity project led by a Waterloo Engineering professor.

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  1. Sep. 23, 2021Distinguished lecture - Jong-Hwan Kim, KT Endowed Chair Professor, College of Engineering, KAIST, FIEEE

    Title: Machine intelligence based on intelligence operating architecture

    Date: September 23, 2021

    Time: 10:00am

    Register for the webinar at: https://uwaterloo.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_-UttZd51Qji2BYJYF0Whpg

  2. Sep. 23, 2021Coffee and Conversation with the Dean
    Purple Graphic Coffee and Conversation with Dean Mary Wells

    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.

  3. Sep. 30, 2021Coffee and Conversation with the Dean
    Purple Graphic Coffee and Conversation with Dean Mary Wells

    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.

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