Electrical Engineering

Faculty of Engineering

Master of Engineering (MEng)
Master of Applied Science (MASc)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)


The Electrical & Computer Engineering Department includes 14 full time faculty members, 5 adjuncts, and 60+ graduate students. The role of this department in the intellectual and technological growth of Nova Scotia and Canada is that of a catalyst for research and technology transfer. The collaboration of faculty members with companies, universities, and centers of excellence is an indication of the strengths of this department. Their graduates hold positions in both major industrial companies and small and medium enterprise companies.

Research Labs

  • Communications
  • Micro/Nanoelectronics and MEMS
  • Photonic and Optics
  • Power Systems and Energy
  • RF/Microwave Wire-less
  • Robotics

The Department houses two Research Chairs: Killam Chair in Wireless Technologies and CRC-II in Photonics as well as one NSERC-UFA.

Admission Requirements

Candidates must satisfy the general requirements for admission to the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

Contact Information

Subject Code: ECED
Tel: 902-494-1288
Email: gsr@dal.ca
Address: Faculty of Engineering, Dalhousie University
5217 Morris Street, 4th Floor
PO Box 15000
Halifax, NS  B3H 4R2
Graduate Coordinator: Vincent Sieben
Graduate Coordinator Email: ecegrad@dal.ca
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