Associate Professor Rosalind Wynne works with a student in the Lightwave Lab.

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is a dynamic scholarly community of undergraduate and graduate students and faculty.

Our highly-acclaimed professors excel in both the classroom and laboratory in specialties including:

  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Cybersecurity
  • Electric Energy Systems
  • Electronics
  • Embedded Systems
  • High Frequency Systems
  • Microcontrollers        
  • Applied Machine Learning              
  • Signal Processing
  • Software Engineering

At a Glance

  • 20 Full-time faculty
  • 171 Computer Engineering undergraduates (27% female)
  • 127 Electrical Engineering undergraduates (17% female)
  • 18 Master’s students (Computer Engineering)
  • 47 Master’s students (Electrical Engineering)
  • 22 Master’s students (Cybersecurity)
  • 19 PhD students

The size of our department allows for a variety of hands-on research opportunities and the ability for focused faculty mentorship.



The Electrical and Computer Engineering Department is associated with two of the College’s research centers:

The Center for Advanced Communications (CAC)

CAC advances the state-of-the-art in the analysis and development of wireless communications, satellite navigations, acoustic and ultrasound sensing and radar imaging.

Center for Nonlinear Dynamics and Control (CENDAC)

CENDAC is distinguished by its strong interdisciplinary teams working on real-world applications—including security, mobility and healthcare—of nonlinear dynamic systems and control theory.


Students at all levels are encouraged to pursue research opportunities with Electrical and Computer Engineering faculty in the areas of:

  • Advanced antenna design
  • Computer and mobile networks
  • Dc-dc converters
  • Advanced emission control algorithms for engines
  • Digital hardware and FPGA security
  • Electrical communications
  • Microgrids
  • Nanostructured, high efficiency low cost solar cells
  • Photonic fiber sensors
  • Pin diode modeling
  • Through the wall radar imaging



Dr. Mojtaba Vaezi

Dr. Mojtaba Vaezi Receives Prestigious CAREER Grant from National Science Foundation

The five-year, $600,000 award will allow the associate professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering to advance research in managing interference in cellular networks.

Dr. Pritpal Singh Wins IFEES Duncan Fraser Award for Excellence in Engineering Education

Dr. Pritpal Singh Wins IFEES Duncan Fraser Award for Excellence in Engineering Education

Presented annually by the International Federation of Engineering Education Societies (IFEES), the award honors individuals who have made innovative and meritorious contributions with a significant impact on the advancement of engineering education.

Postdoc Dieter Bender Receives Early Career Investigator Award from American Heart Association

Postdoc Dieter Bender ’12 MSEE, ’21 PhD Receives Early Career Investigator Award from American Heart Association

Dr. Bender’s research investigates data from the commonly used pulse oximeter to determine whether the device could indicate the effectiveness of CPR, specifically in children.