Alumni News


If you have a piece of alumni news you’d like to share, we’d love to hear from you! Please send your updates to Jessica MacInnis, ECE’s senior communications officer, at jessica.macinnis@utoronto.ca.

Using augmented reality to make community spaces accessible for children with autism spectrum disorder

ECE graduate students among those honored by Universities Canada for MuseGO, an app that overcomes systemic barriers in museums


Meet two of ECE’s Grads to Watch

This year’s “Grads to Watch” embody the spirit of U of T Engineering and embody the creativity, innovation and global impact that define our community


Quantum rebar: Quantum dots enhance stability of solar-harvesting perovskite crystals

ECE researchers demonstrate that perovskite crystals and quantum dots working together can increase stability of solar materials


This alumni startup aims to clean up the lithium-ion battery supply chain

Ajay Kochhar and Kunal Phalpher (ECE 0T5) are on the leadership team of Li-Cycle, an Ontario-based and globally focused company that recovers critical materials from all lithium-ion batteries


Fourth year design projects on display at ECE Capstone Fair and Showcase

A multi-user concurrent augemented reality system, using convolutional neural networks to determine body dimensions, a sEMG gesture recognition system and more at the 2019 ECE Design Fair and Showcase


Value-add: This ECE alumna is expanding access to machine learning tools while advocating for data security

ECE alumna is the co-founder of an artificial intelligence startup and an advocate for transparent data governance


The content ‘factory’: How ECE alumnus Allen Lau is disrupting the way books, movies and TV shows are made

Wattpad — like YouTube for the written word — allows users post, share and read user-generated stories on the site, which boasts more than half a billion uploads to date


Meet the ECE alumnus using AI to solve industry problems

"But in terms of fast growth, high-tech cities — Toronto is near the top of the list.”