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.
- July 31, 2019
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.
- July 30, 2019
In recognition of his contributions to ensure academic success for his students, ECE's Mohammed Nassar has been selected as this term’s recipient of the Engineering Society Teaching Excellence Award!
The award recognizes an instructor who has:
- July 5, 2019
In the Internet-of-Things future, hackers can be almost anywhere.
They could be probing your smart-TV set, home-security camera, connected car, a wearable device like a Fitbit, or even a child’s toy.
- Aug. 19, 2019
Candidate: Khalid Aldubaikhy
Title: Low-Complexity Multi-User MIMO Algorithms for mmWave WLANs
Date: August 19, 2019
Time: 1:30 PM
Place: EIT 3142
Supervisor(s): Shen, Sherman X.
- Aug. 20, 2019
Candidate: Jian Yin
Title: Efficiency Improvement for III-V Nitride Micro Light-Emitting Diodes
Date: August 20, 2019
Time: 2:00 PM
Place: EIT 3141
Supervisor(s): Ban, Dayan
- Aug. 26 to 30, 2019