Alumni News

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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

ECE professors and alumni honoured at the Ontario Professional Engineers Awards gala

The event honours and celebrates engineers who have made exceptional contributions to their profession, including four ECE alumni and professors

Global leader in machine learning presents at BizSkule

“In the next 20 years, everything is going to change,” predicts Professor Brendan Frey

ECE alumni startup Nanoleaf launches new product for Apple home system

Nanoleaf Smarter Kit combines “the world’s most energy efficient smart bulb” and a stylish, connected hub with Apple’s Siri-enabled HomeKit

Three ECE alumni recognized at 2015 Arbor Awards

Award recognizes exceptional contributions to the University of Toronto by volunteers