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$103,400
Average Reported Starting Salaries of 2019 Graduates
#31
US News 2020 Global University Rankings
200+
Graduate Students
$9M
FY 19-20 Research Expenditures
$10M+
FY 19-20 RESEARCH GRANTS
#1
US News Social Mobility Rankings

Degrees Offered

B.S.

  • Electrical Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Materials Science and Engineering

B.S. + M.S.

  • Electrical Engineering
  • Computer Engineering

M.S.

  • Electrical Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Materials Science and Engineering
  • M.S. Online

Ph.D.

  • Electrical Engineering
  • Materials Science and Engineering

Undergraduate Areas

ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING

Communications, Signal Processing, and Networking

Control and Robotics

Embedded Systems and VLSI

Intelligent Systems

Nanotechnology, Advanced Materials, and Devices

Power Systems and Smart Grid

COMPUTER ENGINEERING

Compilers and Operating Systems

Computer Architecture and CPU Design

High-Performance Computing

Real-Time and Embedded Systems

VLSI and Electronic Design Automation

M.S. Themes

Advanced Materials and Devices

Communications and Signal Processing

Embedded Real-Time Systems

Internet of Things

Nanoscience and Nanotechnology

Robotics and Computer Vision

Smart Grids and Power Systems

Areas of Research

 

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COMMUNICATIONS, SIGNAL PROCESSING, AND NETWORKING

  • Investigation and development of communication and signal processing theories
  • Algorithms and systems for wireless and network communications
  • Video and multimedia technologies

 

 

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COMPUTER ENGINEERING

  • Design and implementation of hardware and software systems 
  • Computer architecture, VLSI design, real-time and embedded systems N
  • Networked systems from small scales (e.g. Internet of Things) to large scales (e.g. data centers) 

 

 

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CONTROL AND ROBOTICS

  • Theories and methods of modeling, identification and design of highly complex control systems
  • Planning and analysis of motion, navigation and control of autonomous vehicles and robotic systems

 

     

     

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    INTELLIGENT SYSTEMS

    • Theoretical foundations and applications of computer vision, machine learning, and pattern recognition
    • Cyber-physical and autonomous systems
    • Intelligent transportation systems, multimedia technologies, and image/video bioinformatics

     

     

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    NANOTECHNOLOGY, ADVANCED MATERIALS, AND DEVICES 

    • Theoretical, computational, and experimental investigation of nanostructures 
    • Development of new bio- and optoelectronic materials, devices and circuits 
    • MEMS and photonics

     

     

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    POWER SYSTEMS AND SMART GRID

    • Development and demonstration of smart grid applications
    • Power system analysis and optimization
    • Electricity market design
    • Renewable energy integration
    • Power system security