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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 39 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 awards, 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.


  • NSERC ENGAGE GRANT Xavier Fernando has been awarded an NSERC Engage Grant in collaboration with Healthcare Management Systems Inc. for rule based reasoning for anomaly detection and prediction of heart/stroke attack using wearable sensors.
  • NSERC ENGAGE GRANT Muhammad Jaseemuddin has been awarded a NSERC Engage grant in collaboration with Innohub Inc. to develop a predictive system for web presentation logic through context-aware processing of user requests.
  • BALA VENKATESH awarded $5M in federal funding for energy storage research.