EE Est. 1889
CE Est. 1971
Education | Department

From Physics to EE

1900 Physics Building University of Michigan
The origins of EE lie in the physics department, and early courses were taught in that building's basement.Read More

When Drawing Class Was a Thing

1920 Drawing Class Engineering University of Michigan
Early coursework in EE was rough – try sketching all your designs by hand!Read More

Computers and the VLSI Revolution

University of Michigan 1970s computing
The education of modern computer hardware and design at Michigan can be traced back to the 1960s.Read More
Education | Department

A New Dept. for a New Era: ECE

University of Michigan 1970s computing
As computer research grew prominent, program mergers expanded EE into a new ECE department.Read More

Henry Carhart and the First EE Course

Physics professor Carhart taught dynamo-electric machinery 16 years before the department was founded.
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The Stump Speakers

University of Michigan Stump Speakers EECS
Sigma Rho Tau used to help students practice presenting their work with the Stump Speakers group.Read More

Amateur Radio Club

University of Michigan Amateur Radio Club
Founded in 1913, U-M had one of the first student amateur radio clubs in the United States.Read More