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Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Our electrical engineering and computer science programs shape brilliant visionaries into analyzers, designers, and developers—improving and modernizing life for all. Top talent develops here including a notable alumnus, Vinod Dham who is credited with the design of the Pentium processor.

Technology developed by electrical engineers and computer scientists has revolutionized every facet of modern life. These developments have applications in multidisciplinary settings—medicine, communications, entertainment, business, transportation, and education— and represent enormous promise for society.

Our Programs

Computer Science & Engineering

Computer engineers specialize in the design and analysis of computer hardware and software. As a student, you will gain the skills to design, analyze, and develop technology to improve and modernize life for all.

Cybersecurity Engineering

Cybersecurity engineers are in demand in organizations throughout society. Non-profits, hospitals, companies, government agencies and intergovernmental organizations are all seeking knowledgeable professionals to keep their organization’s operations and data safe from attackers.

Electrical Engineering

You will learn to help shape the design and manufacturing processes of microlectronics, control systems, signal processing systems, and other technologies that impact our daily lives. 

Electrical Engineering Technology

Electrical engineering technology curriculum has electronic technology, and computer technology tracks. As a student in this field, you're introduced to computer hardware and software, automatic control programming and implementation, robotic control, and modern instrumentation and sensors. This program will prepare you to design, program, and install all types of electrical instrumentation as well as computers and their networks.

Our Faculty

Our faculty have earned a large number of awards both for their teaching and their research. These awards include:

  • Established Entrepreneurial Achievement Award, 2013—Dr. Jason Heikenfeld
  • Distinguished Research Professor, 2013—Dr. Andrew Steckl
  • CEAS Distinguished Engineering Researcher, 2013—Dr. Victor Hunt
  • CEAS Research Award, 2013—Dr. Andrew Steckl
  • CEAS Master Engineering Educator, 2013—Dr. Xuefu Zhou
  • CEAS Master Engineering Educator, 2013—Dr. Jason Heikenfeld
  • Distinguished Teaching Professor, 2012—Dr. Marc Cahay
  • Established Entrepreneurial Achievement Award, 2011—Dr. Chong Ahn
  • Emerging Entrepreneur Award, 2010, Dr. Jason Heikenfeld
  • Cohen Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2009—Dr. Thomas Mantei
  • Emerging Entrepreneur Award, 2009—Dr. Chong Ahn
  • Emerging Entrepreneur Award, 2008—Dr. Fred Beyette
  • Rieveschl Award for Distinguished Scientific Research, 2006, Dr. Andrew Steckl

Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Careers

There are many professional career paths the fields of electrical engineering and computer science.

  • Computer Engineers specialize in the design and analysis of computer hardware and software. Working with operating systems, computer architecture, computer networks, robotics, artificial intelligence, and computer-aided design tools, they develop advancements in radio, television, radar, transistors, computers, and robotics.
  • Cybersecurity Engineers focus on defending security in all facets including careers as a threat intelligence analyst, penetration tester, incident response manager, application security engineer, and more.
  • Computer Scientists design and build computational information processing systems. They develop software, algorithms, data management, and analysis systems. From pacemakers to race cars, these systems are used in all aspects of society.
  • Electrical Engineers develop electrical equipment, shaping the design and manufacturing processes for all kinds of devices, from microelectronics to supercomputers. Their work—in control systems, signal processing, space systems, lasers and photonics, and more—is at the forefront of advances in biomedicine, renewable energy, intelligent systems, and nanotechnologies.

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