Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

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ECE by the Numbers

Faculty

  • 69 Tenure/Tenure-Track
    • 28 Endowed and Named Professors
    • 69 Fellow Titles
    • 48 CAREER, and Young Investigator Awards
    • 6 NAE Members
    • 68 Education Awards
  • 16 Research Scientists

Students

  • 560+ undergraduate EE and CE declared majors, Fall 2016
  • 185 undergraduate degrees granted, 2015/2016
  • 759 graduate students, Fall 2016
  • 255 MS and PhD degrees, 2015/2016

Academic Programs

  • BSE, Electrical Engineering
  • BSE, Computer Engineering
  • Minor, Electrical Engineering
  • MS/MSE, Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • PhD, Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Special Programs:
    • Certificate in Computational Discovery and Engineering
    • Certificate in Plasma Science and Engineering
    • Certificate in Data Science
  • 100+ course offerings per year

Research Expenditures

  • $36.5 Million, FY16

U.S. News & World Report Rankings (2015)

  • Undergraduate Programs:
    • Electrical Engineering: 6
    • Computer Engineering: 8
  • Graduate Programs:
    • Electrical Engineering: 6
    • Computer Engineering: 7

Tech Transfer

  • 13 Startups (Since 2010)
  • 70 Invention Disclosures (FY16)
  • 41 US Patents (FY16)
  • 6 Licenses (FY16)

Facilities

  • Lurie Nanofabrication Facility: one of the most comprehensive and advanced academic cleanroom facilities in the U.S. for research in MEMS, Solid-State Devices, and Nanotechnology
  • Anechoic Chamber: 60’ long chamber for antenna and radar system development
  • High-performance computing simulation pool; hundreds of state-of-the-art servers and high-performance cores; industry-standard computer-aided design software
  • Extensive equipment for chip and device development
  • Industry-standard software
  • World’s fastest table-top laser, HERCULES
  • State-of-the-art research labs
  • Improved undergraduate experience: two computing labs, student learning center, student project spaces, student group offices