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 29, 2020
May 1, 2020
Congratulations to Ethan Fahnestock ’21 on receiving the Barry Goldwater Scholarship! Ethan is ...
Professor Mujdat Cetin to serve as the Robin and Tim Wentworth Director of the Goergen Institute for Data Science
April 13, 2020
Mujdat Cetin, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering, has accepted an offer to s ...
March 30, 2020
Today, Marvin Doyley, professor of electrical and computer engineering, will be inducted remotely as ...
Engin Ipek, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering, will share the Persistent Impact Prize at next month’s Non-Volatile Memory Workshop
February 24, 2020
Engin Ipek, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering, who will share the Persisten ...
January 10, 2020
Stephen Wu, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, has been awarded a National ...
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