University of Toronto
Steve Engels
Professor, Teaching Stream,
Dept. of Computer Science, University of Toronto

Last modified on Jan 7, 2019

Personal Information

Steve Engels is a Professor, Teaching Stream in computer science at the University of Toronto. Steve came to the department at the end of 2002, appointed to both the St. George and UTM (Mississauga) campuses. Steve is currently teaching courses in computer hardware and video game design, with research interests in game programming, educational game design, app development, open data and artificial intelligence applications.


Steve's most recent schedule (Winter 2019) .

If possible, please call or drop by during office hours. If you wish to meet with me outside of these hours, please email me to make an appointment, or call to confirm that I'm in my office.


My research interests started in areas related to artifical intelligence and machine learning at the University of Waterloo. Since then, my research interests still involve aspects of AI, but have also gravitated towards video game design, AR/VR applications and educational research. For more on my research interest, please check out my Research page.


General Interests

I am interested in many things. I like photography, jazz music, birds, movies, science fiction, swing dancing, volleyball, psychology, cooking, poetry and cheese that is good and stinky.