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School of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science Graduate Program

About the Program

Graduate students play an essential part in carrying out the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science’s mission to conduct research that will make a difference to industry, government, and society.

The School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science is instrumental in preparing students at all levels for technological productivity. The success of our graduate students in industry and higher education reflects our excellence.

Research areas in our electrical and computer engineering graduate programs include:

  • Power engineering
  • Microelectronics
  • Electromagnetics and optical communications
  • Control systems
  • Signal processing and communications
  • Embedded systems

Research areas in computer science include:

  • Algorithms and theory of computing
  • Computer networks and distributed computing
  • Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence
  • Data Science
  • Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
  • High Performance Computing
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Software Engineering

Research in these areas are prominent among peer institutions and consistently attract funding from government and private sources. Funding helps support research, teaching, and laboratory assistants, equip laboratories, and pay for travel to conferences and faculty development opportunities. For further information on areas/tracks, please refer to the handbook.

Master of Science

The School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science offers Masters of Science programs, with thesis and non-thesis options in electrical engineering, computer science, and computer engineering, and an online non-thesis degree in software engineering.

Doctor of Philosophy

The School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science offers Doctorate degrees in electrical engineering (including computer engineering), and computer science.

Our world-class faculty includes a member of the National Academy of Engineering and seven Fellows of national professional societies such as IEEE and the Institute of Physics.

Faculty directory

Graduate Program Committee

Research Centers

Research Groups/Labs

For more information contact:

Jessica Cross
Graduate Student Advisor
Office: EME 303
Phone: (509) 335-6636