The University of Texas at Austin

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Together, electrical and computer engineers have been responsible for significant engineering achievements, including the automobile, radio and television, computers, spacecraft and the Internet. In electrical and computer engineering, students transform into professional engineers who develop solutions for building and maintaining secure data infrastructure, design intelligent utility networks, smart grids and mobile wireless networks, and advance nanotechnology and biochips.

Research and Education Programs

At a Glance

  • 8 U.S. News & World Report ranking of ECE's undergraduate EE program.
  • 8 U.S. News & World Report ranking of ECE's undergraduate CE program.
  • 12 U.S. News & World Report ranking of ECE's graduate EE program.
  • 9 U.S. News & World Report ranking of ECE's graduate CE program.
  • $66k The average starting salary for an electrical engineer is $66,625.

www.ece.utexas.edu

Department Chair: Ahmed Tewfik

Main office: ENS, Room 236

Phone: 512-471-4540

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Meet Our Faculty

Edward Yu

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Dr. Yu works in Plasma/Quantum Electronics and Optics; Solid-State Electronics with specific interests in Photovoltaics and other technologies for energy generation; Scanning probe characterization of advanced electronic materials and devices; III-V nitride heterostructure materials and device physics; Solid-state nanoscience and nanotechnology.

Affiliated Research Centers

Microelectronics Research Center (MRC)

The Microelectronics Research Center offers the opportunity to perform research in novel materials of interest to the IC industry, optoelectronics and nanophotonics, novel electronic devices and nanostructures, interconnects and packaging for academic as well as industrial users.

 

Undergraduate Degree Plans and Requirements

Fitting all of the required courses into four years can be challenging. Use a degree plan that's specific to your major to help map your courses and be successful.

Download all 2010-12 and 2012-14 degree plans online.