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, 93 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. Nov. 9, 2017MASc student, Shankha Chatterjee, and Professor Wojciech Golab win SSS 2017 Best Paper Award

    MASc student, Shankha Chatterjee, and Professor Wojciech Golab have won the SSS 2017 Best Paper Award for their work "Self-Tuning Eventually-Consistent Data Stores" at the 19th International Symposium on Stabilization, Safety, and Security of Distributed Systems (SSS)

  2. Nov. 7, 2017Four ECE Professors named Canada Research Chairs

    Four Electrical and Computer Engineering researchers have been awarded Canada Research Chairs (CRC):

  3. Oct. 26, 2017Professor Sherman Shen named winner of the IEEE Communications Society Education Award

    ECE Professor Sherman Shen has been selected recipient of the IEEE Communications Society Education Award "for inspirational graduate student mentoring, research guidance, and teaching in wireless communication networks.”
     

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  1. Nov. 21, 2017MASc Seminar: Towards Understanding the Symptoms and Repair Efforts of Bugs Introduced by Third-party Library Upgrades

    Candidate:  Yuefei Liu

    Title:  Towards Understanding the Symptoms and Repair Efforts of Bugs Introduced by Third-party Library Upgrades

    Supervisor:  Lin Tan

  2. Nov. 24, 2017MASc Seminar: State Estimation in Power Distribution Systems and its Application to Electricity Theft Detection

    Candidate:  Come Agathange Carquex

    Title:  State Estimation in Power Distribution Systems and its Application to Electricity Theft Detection

    Supervisor:  Rosenberg, Catherine

  3. Nov. 27, 2017MASc Seminar: High Frequency Statistical Arbitrage with Kalman Filter and Markov Chain Monte Carlo

    Candidate:  Han Xu

    Title:  High Frequency Statistical Arbitrage with Kalman Filter and Markov Chain Monte Carlo

    Supervisor:  Xie, Liang-Liang

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