Electrical and Computer Engineering

About Us

ECE Research at a Glance

Researcher working in a lab at Queen's University

ECE at Queen's has world-class research groups in:

  • Communications
  • Computer and Software Engineering
  • Microelectronics, Electromagnetics and Photonics
  • Power Electronics
  • Biomedical and Intelligent Systems

ECE by the numbers:

  • Undergraduate Students: 300
  • Graduate Students: 150
  • Office and Technical Staff: 8
  • Faculty: 22
    • 2 Canada Research Chairs
    • 1 Queen's Research Chair
    • 1 Royal Society of Canada Fellow
    • 14 IEEE Senior Members
    • 3 IEEE Fellows
    • Cross Appointed Faculty: 13

Queen's University

Queen's University was founded in 1841 and is one of the top-ranked and most research intensive universities in Canada.

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Degree Info at a Glance

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Undergraduate and Graduate Degrees
Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Electrical Engineering
Streams of Specialization include:

  • Biomedical
  • Communications & Signal Processing,
  • Communication Systems & Networks
  • Electronics & Photonics
  • Mechatronics
  • Power Electronics & Systems, and Robotics & Control

Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Computer Engineering
Streams of Specialization include:

  • Computer Hardware
  • Computer Systems
  • Software Engineering, and
  • Mechatronics

Graduate Programs leading to:
MEng - Master of Science in Engineering (professional degree without thesis)
MASc - Master of Applied Science (research degree with thesis)
PhD - Doctor of Philosophy

For information on admission to Queen's University please click here.

Location at a Glance

The marina in Kingston

Kingston, Ontario, Canada

Kingston is a vibrant small city with a population of 150,000. It is situated on the shores of Lake Ontario, and offers convenient access to Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal and New York State. For more information visit www.cityofkingston.ca.

Dept of Electrical and Computer Engineering
19 Union St., Walter Light Hall, Rm. 416
Queen's University
Kingston, Ontario, Canada, K7L 3N6

Tel: 613-533-2925
Fax: 613-533-6615

Our standard office hours are 8:30am to 4:30pm
Closed daily during lunch hour from 12 noon to 1pm

Summer hours 8am to 4pm - May 1 to August 31 inclusive
Standard hours resume September 2.

Walter Light Hall (WLH) is at the North East corner of the Queen's campus. Our main office on the fourth floor is the hub of the department. WLH is attached to Beamish Munro Hall, home of the state-of-the-art Integrated Learning Center, where our undergraduate labs are conducted. We also have additional faculty offices in the adjacent Goodwin Hall and additional laboratory facilities in Jackson Hall.

Click here for an interactive map of campus.