Major & Minor
Pursue a degree or take courses in electrical and computer engineering.
Robotics, medical imaging, emerging computing platforms, communications, and audio, can all be explored through our graduate program.
Research includes signals, VLSI, computer architecture, physical electronics, and more.
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June 17, 2021
Congratulations to ECE PhD student, Raiyan Abdul Baten, who is now being featured by ResearchGate as ...
June 16, 2021
Charles Merriam III, a former electrical engineering chair and faculty member, passed away in August ...
May 29, 2021
Congratulations to Bochen Li, PhD '20, selected for the Outstanding Dissertation Award
May 24, 2021
It was a beautiful weekend to celebrate the ECE Class of 2021! Congratulations to all the graduates!
May 24, 2021
Since 1985, our University and our school have benefited from the exceptional leadership and vision ...
May 18, 2021
David T. Blackstock, a former electrical engineering faculty member here, passed away last month at ...
May 10, 2021
Congratulations to these ECE students who were recently inducted into Phi Beta Kappa, the nati ...
May 10, 2021
Please join the ECE department, Hajim School of Engineering, and the Class of ’21 in viewing t ...
Audio & Music Engineering
Combining the best faculty and resources from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, the AS&E Music Department, and the Eastman School of Music. Learn More >
Did you know?
The department works with numerous centers and initiatives across the University including the Center for Biomedical Ultrasound, Laboratory for Laser Energetics, Music Research Lab, and more.
Our research programs have broad societal impact: we have multiple programs related to energy, to health and medicine, to the connected world, and to music.
Our BS degree program in electrical and computer engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://abet.org, as a sound preparation for a career in engineering.
Photonics researchers report breakthrough in miniaturizing light-based chips
A Rochester team demonstrates a new way to control light as it moves through integrated circuits, paving a research avenue in communications, computing, and photonics research.Continue Reading
According to a 2016 National Association of Colleges and Employers survey, electrical engineering is one of the best-paying majors, with an average starting salary over $73,000 for bachelor’s degree graduates.
The ECE department has 22 full-time faculty members who teach and perform research in the broad areas of signals and communications, VLSI and computer architecture, and physical electronics. It is in the process of searching for two more faculty members.
Electrical and computer engineering skills are critical in our digital age. The field impacts many others, from health care to energy, telecommunications to entertainment. At Rochester, we prepare our students for graduate studies or industrial positions where they can make the world ever better.Learn More