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.
- Aug. 7, 2018
More than two years after graduating, David Au-Yeung, Matthew Cheung, David Meyers and Wehuns Tan were all putting their engineering degrees to good use at good jobs in the working world.
But that wasn’t what they really wanted.
- July 11, 2018
Pelagia (Pela) Cefalas, a graduate of our electrical engineering program was honoured at this year's June 2018 convocation with the prestigious Waterloo Engineering Alumni Gold medal for her outstanding academic achievements.
- July 11, 2018
Jimmy Hung, a graduate of our electrical engineering program was honoured at this year's June 2018 convocation with the prestigious 2018 Ontario Professional Engineers Foundation Gold Medal. The Foundation awards a Gold Medal to the student who achieves the highest standing in the final examinations of his or her final year.
On the day of convocation, we had the opportunity to catch up with Jimmy - you can watch the video here.
- Sep. 10, 2018
" New Technology Allows Us to Keep Our Lifestyle and Save Energy "
Speaker: Dr. Frederick H. Abernathy, Gordon McKay Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Abbott and James Lawrence Professor of Engineering, Emeritus, Faculty Associate, Harvard University Center for the Environment