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About the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering


The electrical and computer engineering faculty and students are actively engaged in research in areas ranging from wireless systems to next generation internet architectures, sensor networks, cyber security, signal processing, control theory, low-power electronics, materials and devices for green energy, computer graphics and vision, robotics, virtual reality technologies, computational science and engineering, high performance computing and cloud computing.

Mission and Vision

The mission of the ECE undergraduate program is to provide students with a broad and flexible education in electrical and computer engineering, to prepare its graduates for rapidly changing technological fields, and give them a sound basis for professional practice, advanced education, active citizenship, and lifelong learning. The students are prepared to expand this knowledge through research into new technologies, design methods, and analysis techniques that link the knowledge with multi-disciplinary fields and advance the state of the art. With a knowledge of contemporary technological issues and their impact globally, economically, and environmentally, electrical and computer engineers are at the forefront of advances that continually transform society.

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Connected Community

Our students work collaboratively throughout their studies. Senior design projects give students the opportunity to work in teams to learn about professional practice as they apply their knowledge of electrical and computer engineering to understand and solve real-world problems. Students learn how to structure and implement a design process that considers manufacturing constraints, ethics, and customer needs.

The department also has close ties with industry providing students with access to careers and mentoring.

Faculty members not only serve as academic instructors and advisors, they also offer research opportunities in labs where students can contribute to groundbreaking innovation.

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The Electrical and Computer Engineering undergraduate programs are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission (ABET) based on consideration of the programs' educational objectives and outcomes, ensuring our programs meets the quality standards that produce graduates prepared to enter a global workforce.

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