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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.


  • IEEE BEST PAPER AWARD Lian Zhao, Bobby Ma, and their former Ph.D. student, Khalid Hafeez, were awarded the 2016 Best Land Transportation Paper Award by the IEEE Vehicular Technology Society.
  • NEW BOOKLev Kirischian's book, "Reconfigurable Computing Systems Engineering: Virtualization of Computing Architecture" has been published by CRC Press. It describes the organization of reconfigurable computing system (RCS) architecture and discusses the pros and cons of different implementations providing a solid understanding of RCS technology and where it's most effective.
  • BEST PAPER AWARDFarheen Khan and Andy Ye's paper received the Michael Servit Best Paper Award at the 26th International Conference on Field-Programmable Logic and Applications.