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.

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.”


ECE alumni startup uses digital technology to manage chronic pain

Janmohamed's startup, Managing Life, now has a staff of eight, including full stack developers and data scientists