Alumni News

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Rose and Chau honoured by Engineering Alumni Network

The EAN Awards celebrate and recognize alumni for their outstanding achievements

Beyond the bulb and into the abyss: ECE alumnus Gimmy Chu talks light and legacy at TEDxToronto

Gimmy Chu was one of 14 speakers at TEDxToronto 2017

ECE alumna earns Emmy Award for her work on video compression

These awards honour individuals, companies or organizations for developments in broadcast technology

From start-up to success: Alumni talk entrepreneurship at BizSkule event in Palo Alto

"Authentic passion is about 70 per cent of the job for entrepreneurs"

Julie Payette, astronaut and ECE alumna, named next Governor General

Payette, who is also an accomplished athlete, pianist and singer, will succeed David Johnston as Queen’s representative in Canada

ECE Alumna Catherine Lacavera to receive honorary degree

Triple alumna Catherine Lacavera is a global leader in patent and intellectual property law, and a dedicated ECE volunteer

Grads to Watch: Meet two of ECE’s global engineering leaders

Having enriched the U of T Engineering community as undergraduate and graduate ECE students, these two aspiring engineers will transition into our vibrant, global network of Skule™ Alumni

‘The future is (mostly) electric’ says ECE Professor at San Jose alumni event

Alumni gathered in California to hear the latest research on electric vehicles from Professor Olivier Trescases