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, 86 full-time faculty members, and more than 50 supportive 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.
- Feb. 15, 2017
The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, announced the Strategic Partnership Grants today. They help bring together expertise from academia, Canadian-based companies and government organizations, and international institutes to collaborate on innovative research with commercialization potential.
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- Jan. 31, 2017
The 2016 recipients of the Waterloo Engineering Faculty and Staff awards for outstanding contributions to education and research were celebrated by Engineering Dean Pearl Sullivan and colleagues at a dinner held January 25.
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- Jan. 23, 2017
Low-cost antennas may one day bring Internet connectivity to billions of people in developing countries
- Mar. 1, 2017
ECE graduate students have 1 static slide and 3 minutes to explain the breadth and significance of their research to a non-specialist audience. Competing for $1700 in prize money, some of our brightest research students come together to showcase their knowledge and passion in on of the 14 research areas encompassed by Electrical and Computer Engineering.
- Mar. 15, 2017
Mauricio Restrepo Restrepo
Smart Operation of Four-Quadrant Electric Vehicle Chargers in Distribution Grids
Claudio Canizares and Mehrdad Kazerani
- Mar. 21, 2017