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.
- Strain-driven phase transitions in 2D van der Waals based devices
- Towards an Intelligence Architecture for Human-Robot Teaming
- Controlling Laser Beams for Grand Challenge Applications
February 9, 2021
How do you make sense of the millions, even billions of data points that represent the interactions ...
February 8, 2021
We are proud to recognize the contributions of Marvin Doyley (at left), Melodie Lawton, and Gonzalo ...
February 8, 2021
Marvin Doyley is accustomed to attending major conferences of electrical engineers where he is one o ...
January 4, 2021
Kevin Parker, the William F. May Professor of Engineering and dean emeritus of engineering and appli ...
Raiyan Baten, ECE PhD student and his research highlighted in UR News: Can social networks help us be more creative?
December 10, 2020
Congratulations to ECE PhD student, Raiyan Baten, who works with Prof Ehsan Hogue in the computer sc ...
December 7, 2020
Juvenal Ormachea ’16 MS ’19PhD, a postdoctoral researcher in Kevin Parker’s lab in ...
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 ...
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