About the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) is very research active with competitive awards of more than $7.6 million in 2018, representing more than $281k/per faculty member. The Department has earned national and international recognition in Nano-Photonics, Pulsed Power, Nano-Technology, Electric Energy, Radar Technology and Bio-Medical applications including genomics. The ABET accredited undergraduate curriculum is encompassing electrical engineering and computer engineering. Graduate students have opportunities for course work and research experience leading to masters and doctoral degrees in electrical engineering. The ECE department houses modern laboratories, classrooms, and computer facilities for both teaching and research. Several classrooms and a large undergraduate teaching laboratory have undergone recent renovations and support state of the art pedagogical methods.
According to Academic Analytics the ECE department is nationally ranked as follows:
• #54 in Electrical Engineering (EE) out of 188 departments
• #41 in Computer Engineering (CMPE) out of 164 departments
Academic Analytics takes into account the scholarly output and achievements across the entire spectrum of the ECE faculty including Journal publications, Citations, Funding, Conference Papers, and Professional Awards. Fundamental data provided by Academic Analytics
Fellowships and Scholarships
Researchers Find Alternative for Nuclear Weapon DetectionECE researchers have demonstrated a cost-effective alternative for inspecting cargo containers entering U.S. ports.
One of the most critical issues the United States faces today is preventing terrorists from smuggling nuclear weapons into its ports. To this end, the U.S. Security and Accountability for Every Port Act mandates all overseas cargo containers be scanned for possible nuclear materials or weapons. Read more »