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.
- June 14, 2018
Dr. Arpan Mukhopadhyay, former Waterloo ECE PhD student, has been awarded the prestigious 2018 International Teletraffic Congress (ITC) Rising Scholar Award for fundamental mathematical results on mean-field approximations. Mukhopadhyay's solid theoretic contributions extend a versatile performance analysis method to a broad range of applications.
- June 6, 2018
WATERLOO — A San Francisco-based company that uses blockchain technology for processing international transactions is funding University of Waterloo researchers who are working in this evolving area of global commerce.
Waterloo is the only Canadian institution participating in Ripple's University Blockchain Research Initiative. Ripple, launched in 2012, uses blockchain to process international transactions quickly and inexpensively.
- June 1, 2018
Vice-President, Academic & Provost George Dixon has announced the winners of the 2017 Outstanding Performance Award.
The University of Waterloo established an Outstanding Performance Fund to reward faculty members for outstanding contributions in teaching and scholarship. The award came into effect in May 2005 in accordance with the 2003 Faculty Salary Settlement.
The 2017 winners from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering are:
- July 13, 2018
"Physics of quantum-to-classical crossover and coherent Ising machines"
Speaker: Dr. Yoshihisa Yamamoto
- June 21 to 22, 2018
The Waterloo Institute for Sustainable Energy and the Canadian Plastics Industry Association are pleased to offer complimentary academic registration to faculty and students for this 2-day event.
This conference is intended to bring together international experts, policy makers, researchers, innovators and entrepreneurs to explore how the advancements in resource recovery technologies and the pursuit of a sustainable economy are changing the way we interact with our world.
- June 26, 2018
Candidate: Mahsa Sadat Emami Taba
Title: A Game-Theoretic Decision-Making Framework for Engineering Self-Protecting Software Systems
Date: June 26, 2018
Time: 1:00 PM
Place: MC 2009
Supervisor(s): Tahvildari, Ladan