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. Sep. 25, 2019Monitoring cancer at the nano-level

    The development of medical imaging and monitoring methods has profoundly impacted the diagnosis and treatment of cancer. These non-invasive techniques allow health care practitioners to look for cancer in the body and determine if treatment is working.

  2. Sep. 9, 2019Professor Sherman Shen receives the Federation of Chinese Canadian Professionals (Ontario) Education Foundation 2019 Award of Merit

    ECE Professor, Sherman Shen, has received the Federation of Chinese Canadian Professionals (Ontario) Education Foundation (FFCP) 2019 Award of Merit. The FCCP (Ont) Education Foundation gives out an Award of Merit annually to recognise distinguished Chinese Canadians with outstanding achievements in their own fields.

  3. July 31, 2019Professor Alfred Yu awarded $1.65M for ultrasound training

    An electrical and computer engineering professor at the University of Waterloo has been awarded $1.65 million under a federal program designed to train Canada's researchers of tomorrow.

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  1. Oct. 23, 2019PhD Defence Notice - Faruk Erkmen

    Candidate: Faruk Erkmen

    Title: Scalable Surfaces for Electromagnetic Energy Harvesting and Wireless Power Transfer

    Date: October 23, 2019

    Time: 10:30 AM

    Place: EIT 3145

    Supervisor(s): Ramahi, Omar M.

     

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  2. Oct. 24, 2019PhD Seminar: Scalable Surfaces for Electromagnetic Energy Harvesting and Wireless Power Transfer

    Candidate: Faruk Erkmen

    Title: Scalable Surfaces for Electromagnetic Energy Harvesting and Wireless Power Transfer

    Date: October 24, 2019

    Time: 12:00 PM

    Place: EIT 3145

    Supervisor(s): Ramahi, Omar M.

     

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  3. Nov. 7, 2019Pints with profs
    Pints with profs poster

    This event is 19+.

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