Welcome to Electrical and Computer Engineering 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

  1. Aug. 4, 2020Four alumni firms win government support to expand

    Four local companies with roots at Waterloo Engineering will receive a total of more than $10 million in federal funding to help grow and expand around the world.

    Intellijoint Surgical, SSIMWAVE, KA Imaging and TeTechS are among eight Waterloo Region companies in all named for backing in an announcement by Mélanie Joly, the minister of economic development.

    The money comes as no-interest, repayable loans from the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario, or FedDev Ontario.

  2. July 24, 2020Professor Claudio Canizares and working group members win 2020 IEEE PES Working Group Recognition Award

    ECE's Professor Claudio Cañizares, and his working group members, Jim Reilly and Rodrigo Palma Behnke, were selected to receive the 2020 IEEE Power & Energy Society Working Group Recognition Award–Technical Report for PES-TR66,

  3. July 22, 2020Professor Hany Aziz designated ‘University Research Chair’

    ECE Professor, Hany Aziz, has been designated with the title of ‘University Research Chair.’  The University owes much of its reputation and stature to the quality of its professors and their scholarly accomplishments.

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  1. May 15 to Aug. 14, 2020EngSoc Scavenger Hunt
    EngSoc Scavenger Hunt

    EngSoc Scavenger Hunt is a term long event where students find items or participate in events to collect points. It's a chance for people to get involved in the Engineering community and school-wide events. Just like the name would suggest, we are sending you on a gigantic scavenger hunt! Check out the list of items and instructions.

    TOP PRIZE: PURPLE HARD HAT

    There are only 5 purple hard hats available! Prize will go to:

  2. Aug. 6, 2020MASc Seminar: Scalable Human-Machine Interaction System for Real-Time Care in the Internet of Health Things

    Candidate: Mahmoud Nasr Nasr Mohamed

    Title: Scalable Human-Machine Interaction System for Real-Time Care in the Internet of Health Things

    Date: August 6, 2020

    Time: 12:00 PM

    Place: Remote

    Supervisor(s): Karray, Fakhri

     

    Abstract:

  3. Sep. 26, 2020Waterloo Engineering Class Reunion 2020
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    The Waterloo Engineering alumni class reunion in 2020 is taking place on September 26, 2020 online.

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