Electrical and 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

www.ece.utexas.edu

Department Chair: Ahmed Tewfik

Main office: ENS, Room 236

Phone: 512-471-4540

Meet Our Faculty

Bob Metcalfe

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Dr. Metcalfe works in Communications, Networks and Systems (CommNetS) with specific interests in Innovation; The Network Effect; Internet Protocols; Distributed Algorithms; Network Operating Systems; Local-Area Networks; Modeling and Simulation.

Affiliated Research Centers

Applied Research Laboratories

Applied Research Laboratories is an organized research unit that conducts programs of basic and applied research, development, engineering, testing, evaluation, and assessment germane to the Department of Defense and other government agencies.

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.

At a Glance

  • 10 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.