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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November 9, 2020
ECE's Yujin Nakamoto is one of three outstanding students announced as this year’s recipients ...
November 2, 2020
Here’s another great example of how our Hajim School faculty have been pitching in to help us ...
August 28, 2020
A Rochester team led by Qiang Lin, a professor of electrical and computer engineering, has demonstra ...
July 31, 2020
A table listing the courses and modalities for fall 2020 is listed below. Please check back frequent ...
June 29, 2020
May 1, 2020
Congratulations to Ethan Fahnestock ’21 on receiving the Barry Goldwater Scholarship! Ethan is ...
Joseph 'Tre' DiPassio III Awarded the 2020 Edward Peck Curtis Award for Excellence in Teaching by a Graduate Student
April 28, 2020
Joseph ‘Tre’ DiPassio III has been selected as one of the winners of the University of R ...
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.
Summer of Research
With automatic transcription, musicians can save themselves the treble
Two undergraduates have joined a summer research project focused on building a machine-learning interface that generates musical scores from audio files.Read More
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