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
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$27+ research funding$27M+ RESEARCH FUNDING
GROUP50+ SUPPORT STAFF
GRADUATE11,800+ ALUMNI
  1. Jan. 13, 2021Electrical and computer engineering alumnus, Tejinder Singh, wins Young Engineer Prize at the 2020 European Microwave Integrated Circuits Conference

    Electrical and computer engineering alumnus, Tejinder Singh, has won the Young Engineer Prize for his paper "Reconfigurable PCM GeTe-Based Latching 6Bit Digital Switched Capacitor Bank" at the 2020 European Microwave Integrated Circuits Conference (EuMIC)

  2. Dec. 18, 2020Electrical and computer engineering professor, Zhou Wang, selected as recipient of Faculty of Engineering Award of Excellence in Graduate Supervision

    Electrical and computer engineering professor, Zhou Wang, has been selected to be a recipient of the Faculty of Engineering Award of Excellence in Graduate Supervision.

  3. Dec. 16, 2020Electrical and computer engineering professor, Karim S. Karim, to be named 2021 EIC Fellow

    Electrical and Computer Engineering professor, Karim S. Karim, has been selected by the Engineering Institute of Canada’s Honours, Awards and Fellowships Committee to be named 2021 EIC Fellow (FEIC) for his “excellence in engineering and services to the profession and to society”.

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  1. Jan. 25, 2021Gender Differences in Waterloo Graduate Engineering Student Experiences
    Man and woman working on lab equipment

    Calling all University of Waterloo graduate students, graduate alumni, administrators, and faculty in engineering! You are invited to a workshop discussing the Gender Differences in Waterloo Graduate Engineering Student Experience, on January 25, 2021, from 1-4:30pm (ET). All genders are encouraged to participate.

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