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The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is the largest department in the Faculty of Engineering and Architectural Science (FEAS) at Ryerson University. The Department has 40 full-time faculty members, 12 support staff, and over 1,000 undergraduate students pursuing Bachelor of Engineering degrees in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, and Biomedical Engineering. Over 300 students are currently enrolled in M.A.Sc., M.Eng., and Ph.D. programs in Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Computer Networks.


The Department is the home to three IEEE Fellows, one 3M National Teaching Fellow, one NSERC Industrial Research Chair in energy systems, one tier-2 Canada Research Chair in software and semantic computing and two Tier-2 Canada Research Chairs in biomedical engineering, and many other faculty members who have distinguished themselves with numerous awards including Premier Research Excellence, and Ryerson Research Chair awards. The faculty members of the Department are engaged in research over a broad spectrum of electrical, computer, and biomedical engineering.


  • PROFESSOR OF THE MONTH X. Fernando was selected as Professor of the Month by the Ryerson chapter of the IEEE.
  • $380K RESEARCH GRANT X. Fernando and M. Jaseemuddin secured grant from Ontario Centers of Excellence and Peytec Inc.
  • LEARN JUNOSJuniper Network Academic Bootcamp gives students an understanding of the Junos OS, networking fundamentals, and basic routing and switching.
  • NEW FACULTY The Department welcomes April Khademi to the faculty. A graduate of Ryerson, she was an Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Guelph.