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Faculty of Engineering
UNB Fredericton

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About our department

The University of New Brunswick's Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering has a strong national reputation as a leader in the areas of sustainable energy and smart grid technologies, biomedical engineering and health management, as well as aerial and ground robotic systems.

Endless possibilities

With an electrical engineering degree you’ll have the skills to provide solar and wind power to the world; develop new-age bionic limbs and medical instruments; and design computer systems for electric cars and the next generation of internet devices.

You have options 

As part of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, you'll have the choice to specialize in: 

  • biomedical engineering
  • computer engineering
  • control and instrumentation
  • signal processing
  • power and renewable energy systems specialization

Our research

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is integral to research that is transforming the way we utilize power. The Emera & NB Power Research Centre for Smart Grid Technologies is a global leader in the transformation of electric power systems into smart grids through R&D, innovation, commercial partnerships, high-quality researchers and state-of-the-art research facilities. 

The Institute of Biomedical Engineering is a world leader in the research and clinical aspects of advanced myoelectric control systems as well as biomechanics and motion analysis, the design of specialized prosthetic components and modeling of neuromuscular systems.