The School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science has a strong research mission that focuses on:
- Conducting research and developing technologies that address present and future societal problems.
- Advancing the state of the art in areas incorporating technical disciplines from electrical engineering and computer science.
- Collaborating with researchers from other disciplines to address societal grand challenge problems.
The school’s research expenditure is approximately $10M ($301K per faculty) per year. Currently the school has 78 active, on-going research projects worth a total of $12.5M.
- Electronic Design Automation (EDA)
- High Performance Computing (HPC) and Scalable Data Science
- Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
- Distributed and Networked Systems
- Power Engineering
- Systems Engineering
- Software Engineering
Research Centers, Groups, and Labs
- Analog, RF and Mixed-Signal Application Group (ARMAG)
- Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Lab
- CASAS Smart Home Project
- Embedded & Pervasive Systems Lab (EPSL)
- Energy Systems Innovation Center (ESIC)
- High Performance Computational Biology Laboratory
- Human-centered Environments for Learning and Programming Lab (HELP)
- Information Research Lab
- Intelligent Systems Group
- Mobile, Pervasive and Sensor Computing (MPSC)
- Power Systems Energy Research Center (PSERC)
- Scalable Algorithms for Data Science Laboratory (SCADS)
- Smart Environments Research Center (SERC)
- Smart Grid Demonstration and Research Investigation Lab (SGDRIL)
- Systems-on-Chip Lab
- WSU-PNNL Advanced Grid Institute
WSU students in all majors and from all backgrounds can be undergraduate researchers who contribute something new to their field.