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Pursue a degree or take courses in electrical and computer engineering.

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Learn the principles and practices of fundamental and applied audio and music engineering while developing abilities in sonic artistic expression.

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Multidisciplinary masters program that aligns imaging fundamentals from engineering with radiological applications observed in an immersive clinical environment.

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ECE has 22 full-time faculty members and is undertaking a multi-year expansion of its faculty to support its growing research and educational programs in multiple areas.

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Streamlined microcomb design provides control with the flip of a switch

Rochester researchers led by Qiang Lin, a professor of electrical and computer engineering, created a chip-scale microcomb laser with an innovative design that allows users to control the optical frequency comb simply by switching on a power source.

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