School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

The School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) was formed in 1997 by the merger of the Department of Computer Science and of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. The School of EECS is the University of Ottawa’s centre for research and teaching in all areas related to computing, computers and communications.

Electrical engineering material.

About the school

The School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science offers a vibrant research environment where the traditional disciplines of electronics, computer and software engineering and computer science come together to create unique synergy.

Faculty of Engineering
Vida Dujmovic
Faculty of Engineering

Meet Vida Dujmović, a uOttawa professor who solved a 30-year-old planar graph problem

Together with her colleagues, Faculty of Engineering researcher Vida Dujmović has recently solved a 30-year-old problem involving planar graphs, makin…
Faculty of Engineering
Group of people taking a training in the uOttawa-IBM Cyber Range
Faculty of Engineering

Developing a cybersecurity-aware workforce: the uOttawa-IBM Cyber Range

In the evolving landscape of technology and business, organizations face a challenge in updating their workforce members’ skills and fostering growth …
Cyber Range simulation

New uOttawa-IBM Cyber Range to offer cyberattack training simulations and research  

 It’s a typical Tuesday morning. As you read through your emails and sip your coffee, your work phone rings. It’s the IT manager calling about a worri…


Undergraduate programs

Graduate programs


Department research areas

With over 70 researchers and over 750 graduate students working in many laboratories and groups, the School of EECS has built strong connections with local industry which results in a dynamic environment of collaboration and practical impact.

Opportunities for joint research exist at all levels, from exploratory research to contract research, from sponsoring a student to supporting a dedicated project, and many variations in between. University-based research can be very cost-effective for your company and in most cases your support can be used to leverage additional grants from government agencies resulting in a multiplying effect.

Research groups and chairs