Alumni News

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“Queen of the Hurricanes”: ECE’s first alumna featured in new Heritage Minute

Elsie MacGill was ECE’s — and Canada’s — first female electrical engineering graduate

Meet two of ECE’s “Grads to Watch”

This year’s “Grads to Watch” embody the spirit of U of T Engineering; they demonstrate the engineering values of creativity, innovation and global impact

Engineering alumni startup Nanoleaf to source more than one million masks amid COVID-19 shortages

Company will retool its operations to source equipment for hospitals in Canada and the U.S.

Jan 28 is Data Privacy Day: What you need to know about biometric data and how to keep yours safe

ECE alumnus Karl Martin discusses the security implications of giving out fingerprint and facial data

ECE alumna recreates 31-year-old photo from her first graduation

Unnati Patel, ElecE 8T8 graduated with a degree in philosophy from the U of T Mississauga

ECE alumnus among researchers, innovators to pitch ideas for Ontario’s growth at annual economic summit

Allen Lau (ElecE 9T1, ECE MASc 9T2) to talk about how to nurture Ontario’s tech ecosystem into a global powerhouse

13 U of T Engineering alumni and students honoured at 2019 EAN Awards

Alumnus John A. Macdonald (ElecE 7T9) among honorees

Fall Convocation 2019: Three graduating students share their one-minute thesis

Maryam Fallah (ECE PhD 1T9) explains her thesis in communication devices