The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is the largest department in the Faculty of Engineering, Architecture, and Science (FEAS) at Ryerson University. The Department has 43 full-time faculty members, 14 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 faculty members of the Department are engaged in research over a broad spectrum of electrical, computer, and biomedical engineering including biomedical signal processing, bioinformatics, biosensors, computer architecture, computer networks, control systems, robotics, digital communications, digital signal processing, embedded systems, electromagnetics, integrated circuits, microsystems, multimedia, power electronics, power systems, wireless sensor networks, and wireless and optical communications.
The Department is the home to one Royal Society of Canada Fellow, three IEEE Fellows, one 3M National Teaching Fellow, one NSERC Industrial Research Chair in energy systems, one tier-1 Canada Research Chair in multimedia, and two tier-2 Canada Research Chairs in biomedical engineering, one NSERC Associate Chair in Design Engineering, and many other faculty members who have distinguished themselves with numerous prestigious awards including Premier Research Excellence awards, Ryerson Research Chair awards, FEAS research excellence awards, and best paper awards from international journals and conferences, as well as investments from grant agencies such as CFI, MRI, OCE, NSERC, and industry.