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. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. July 30, 2019Mohammed Nassar selected as this term's Engineering Society Teaching Excellence Award recipient

    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:

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  1. Sep. 16, 2019Engineering Green Team Sort-A-Thon
    sort-a-thon

    Come out and show off your trash/recycling/compost sorting skills and enter to win great prizes!

  2. Sep. 16, 2019MASc Seminar: Development of SOI-based Thermally Actuated Micromirror

    Candidate: In Sik Cho

    Title: Development of SOI-based Thermally Actuated Micromirror

     

     Date: September 16, 2019

    Time: 3:00pm

    Place: EIT 3145

    Supervisor(s): Mansour, Raafat R.

     

  3. Sep. 17, 2019Engineering Green Team Sort-A-Thon
    sort-a-thon

    Come out and show off your trash/recycling/compost sorting skills and enter to win great prizes!

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