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. June 24, 2022Electrical and computer engineering PhD student, Sheida Gohardehi, wins TEXPO 2022 Award for Microsystems Innovation by Women

    Congratulations to electrical and computer engineering PhD student, She

  2. June 20, 2022Electrical and computer engineering professor, Claudio Canizares, receives 2022 IEEE Power & Energy Society (PES) Prize Paper Award

    Electrical and computer engineering professor, Claudio Canizares is the recipient of the 2022 IEEE Power & Energy Society (PES) Prize Paper Award for a paper he co-authored entitled "Definition and Classification of Power System Stability Revisited & Extended."

  3. June 15, 2022Celebrating Waterloo's graduating PhD students

    Waterloo recognizes six PhD students for earning the highest academic status within their faculty and their innovative research

    By Angelica Marie Sanchez. This article was originally published on Waterloo News.

    For graduating PhD students, completing their dissertation defence is a significant milestone and convocation is an exciting time to celebrate their accomplishments with friends and family.

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  1. July 5, 2022Seminar: "Design of Compact and Wide-Band Antennas" by Professor Zhongxiang Shen, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

    Title: Design of Compact and Wide-Band Antennas

    Speaker: Professor Zhongxiang Shen, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

  2. July 5, 2022Seminar: "Tackling Deployment Challenges for Multilingual Neural Machine Translation" by Dr. Hossam Amer, Microsoft

    Title: Tackling Deployment Challenges for Multilingual Neural Machine Translation

    Speaker: Dr. Hossam Amer, Microsoft

  3. July 11, 2022Seminar: "Renaissance of Phase" by Professor Li Qiu, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

    Title: Renaissance of Phase

    Speaker: Professor Li Qiu, Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

    Abstract: The phase or argument of a complex number is an important concept known to most of the university students in STEM. We will begin the talk by asking the following question.  What are the phases of a complex matrix?

    A novel answer to this question will then be followed by further questions:

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