Electrical & 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
Dr. Register works in Solid-State Electronics with specific interests in Theory of electronic and optoelectronic devices, particularly at the nano-scale; Semi-classical and quantum mechanical device modeling; Alternative materials and geometries for CMOS (“non-classical” CMOS); Alternative state variables and switching methods (“beyond CMOS”).
Fusion Research Center (FRC)
The Fusion Research Center conducts experiments to advance the understanding of plasma transport and turbulence.
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.
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.