University of Canterbury
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Welcome to Electrical and Computer Engineering
The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is involved in teaching the Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Computer Engineering, and Mechatronics Engineering degree programmes. We have excellent facilities for both teaching and research in all three of these disciplines, and staff engaged in a wide range of research activities, including communications, image and signal processing, biomedical engineering, electric power engineering, information engineering and microelectronics.
Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Canterbury,
Private Bag 4800, Christchurch 8140, New Zealand
Applications now open for E-Week 2014
Are you interested in learning more about robotics, renewable energy, nanotechnology and how we design the next generation of smart devices? E-week 2014 is designed for students entering year 12 or 13 in 2014. Our one week camp provides a unique opportunity for you to get hands-on lab experience, visit local companies, programme your own robot and build a solar cell. Read more...
125 years of New Zealand’s adventure with electricity
Exhibition | EPS Library, UC | 25 Sep – 10 Nov
The exhibition takes you through the past 125 years of history covering some of New Zealand’s proudest achievements. It acknowledges visionary engineers who pioneered the industry and highlights early achievements such as the country’s first public electricity supply system in Reefton. Read more...
Power To The People - A Tonga Love Story
The UCSA student magazine CANTA has published an article on four final year ECE students and their projects supervised by Prof Pat Bodger. This story received some regional press coverage earlier this year and has now made it to CANTA. New Zealand prides itself on its efforts towards a low-carbon future but it’s not the only Pacific nation that’s making changes. The Kingdom of Tonga has developed a plan to make 50% of its energy come from renewable energy sources by 2020 and four students from UC are helping Tonga get there. Read more...