About ECE

Electrical and Computer Engineering at a glance

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering emphasizes a balance of teaching and research in forefront areas of computer engineering, nano and power electronics, energy devices and systems, and power.

Degree Programs

  BS MS (Non-Thesis) MS Ph.D.
Electrical Engineering        
Computer Engineering        

Active Research Collaborations

  • Aero-propulsion, Mechatronics, and Energy Center

  • Center for Advanced Power Systems

  • High-Performance Materials Institute

  • National High Magnetic Field Laboratory

Research Facilities

All undergraduate students studying towards a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical & Computer Engineering may choose from one of the majors within the program:

  • Electrical

  • Computer


The mission of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is to provide an innovative academic undergraduate program of excellence to its majors; to produce graduates whose academic achievements match or exceed those of recognized state supported engineering colleges; to produce a greater number of graduates from groups traditionally underrepresented (especially, for historical reasons, African-American and female graduates) in electrical engineering; and to achieve national and international recognition through the excellence of its faculty and students research and scholarly pursuits, as well as their professional and service endeavors.

Two graduate students looking inside a cryo container.


The vision of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is to serve the state and nation by becoming a leading educational and research program in Electrical and Computer engineering. We aim to capitalize on the fundamental strengths of electrical and computer engineering in the study and application of signals, controls, power systems, electronics and robotics to make innovative and creative advances to solving pressing societal problems in human health, environment, and industry.