Welcome to Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Waterloo

Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) is Waterloo’s largest academic department, with over 2,500 students, 95 full-time faculty members and 50 support staff. In addition to offering undergraduate and graduate programs in electrical engineering and computer engineering, ECE provides academic expertise and support to Waterloo’s multidisciplinary mechatronics, nanotechnology, and software engineering programs.

Our research activities cover a wide range of fields, from high-voltage engineering and sustainable energy to breakthroughs in wireless technology that will enhance communications across our global society. Our faculty members and students are creating low-cost digital x-ray imagers to combat tuberculosis in developing countries, and building real-time embedded systems that will advance the design and reliability of consumer and industrial products.

  1. June 17, 2019Professor Zhou Wang awarded a Canada Research Chair

    ECE Professor Zhou Wang has been awarded a prestigious Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Multimedia Quality-of-Experience.

  2. June 11, 2019ECE PhD student Tejinder Singh wins best paper award at prestigious IEEE MTT-S IMS 2019 Conference

    ECE’s Tejinder Singh, PhD student under the supervision of Professor Raafat Mansour, was awarded the 1st place Best Paper award in the Student Paper Competition (SPC) at the prestigious 2019 IEEE MTT-S Internatio

  3. June 11, 2019ECE PhD student Gowrish Basavarajappa wins best paper award at prestigious IEEE MTT-S IMS 2019 Conference

    ECE’s Gowrish Basavarajappa, PhD student under the supervision of Professor Raafat Mansour, was awarded a Best Paper Award in the Advanced Practice Paper Competition (APPC) at the prestigious 2019 IEEE MTT-S International

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  1. June 19, 2019PhD Comprehensive Proposal Examination - Benyamin Ghojogh

    Please find the posting for the PhD Comprehensive Proposal Examination of Benyamin Ghojogh.

    The Chair of the Committee is Professor Sahar Pirooz Azad of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department.

    Candidate: Benyamin Ghojogh

    Topic: Data Reduction for Machine Learning

    Date: June 19, 2019

  2. June 19, 2019PhD Defence Notice - Yigit Ozcan

    Candidate: Yigit Ozcan

    Title: Resource Management in Next Generation Cellular Networks

    Date: June 19, 2019

    Time: 1:30 PM

    Place: EIT 3142

    Supervisor(s): Rosenberg, Catherine

     

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  3. June 19, 2019Ethical AI - Separating the Fact from Fad
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    The proliferation of AI has placed increased focus on the thorny topic of ethics: to what extent are engineers responsible for—and to what extent can they encode—the ethical behavior of the AI applications they design?

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