Whether you're a future undergraduate or graduate student, you can forge your future in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering through several technical areas, including communications, control and signal processing; devices, circuits and systems; computer systems; and power systems. In these programs, you will find a strong commitment to student success, highly qualified faculty, access to real world experiential opportunities and state-of-the-art laboratories for hands-on research projects.

Close industrial ties facilitate full-time employment opportunities for graduates, in addition to summer employment, internships, and cooperative work experiences for students.

Most common employment opportunities:  
electronic and electrical systems computer hardware and software
electromagnetics power and energy systems
information processing optoelectronics
communications and networking microelectronics

control systems


Examples of recent research projects: machine learning, wireless power transfer, cyber-physical systems, control systems, solar cells, and resilience of the smart grid.