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.

‘A match made in heaven’: Allen Lau on Naver’s US$600-million acquisition of Wattpad

ECE alumnus, co-founder of the popular digital storytelling platform, reflects on the startup's origins and success


Fully operational DC microgrid boosts sustainability research in ECE

After years of planning and implementation, University of Toronto’s first self-sufficient DC microgrid is up and running


The Engineering Holiday Gift Guide: ECE Spotlight

Spread seasonal cheer — and Skule™ pride! — with this selection of gift ideas, all of which have roots at ECE


ECE spinoff LegUp Computing acquired by Microchip

The startup’s high-level synthesis tool becomes an important component in the Microchip platform for software developers


ECE alumnus and professor honoured with 2020 Engineering Alumni Network Awards

Awardees were celebrated for their career accomplishments and their contributions to the Skule™ community


“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.