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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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The undergraduate programs in electrical and computer engineering at the University of Rochester offer a robust learning 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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Feature Story

Audio deepfake detective developing new sleuthing techniques

A National Institute of Justice fellowship allows Rochester graduate student You “Neil” Zhang to develop novel defenses against deepfake scams.

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Alumni Profile

Julie Shapiro ’83 is leveling the playing field for women in technology

Electrical engineering alumna reflects on how Rochester has influenced her life and how she is giving back as a mentor.

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ECE Facutly Recieve GIDS Seed Funding

November 27, 2023

The Goergen Institute for Data Science (GIDS) announced seed funding awards for seven collaborative ...

Hajim Alumni and Faculty Member Among This Year's Luminate NY Winners

October 11, 2023

There was a strong Hajim presence amongst the winners of this year’s Luminate NY optics, photo ...

You (Neil) Zhang receives a National Institute of Justice Fellowship

October 3, 2023

Congratulations to ECE PhD student, Neil Zhang on being awarded a National Institute of Justice (NIJ ...

Grand Challenges Scholar Spotlight: Hesham Elshafey '25

September 25, 2023

As a reminder, the Grand Challenges Scholars Program (GCSP) will host an info session from 7 to 8:30 ...

Congratulation to ECE Alumni, Raiyan Baten!

September 21, 2023

Raiyan Abdul Baten (ECE PhD 2022 and a postdoc in URCS) won the Outstanding PhD Dissertation Award b ...

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