Welcome! We focus on fostering leadership and creating engineering solutions for energy, health, information technology, nanotechnology, and security.

The department’s research and instructional expertise is particularly strong in six strategic impact areas: energy, health and bio-engineering, computing and information, nanotechnology, security, and fostering tomorrow’s leaders. Our research activities within these impact areas concentrate in four subdisciplines: computer engineering, applied physics, systems, and power engineering.

Thank you for your interest in our department. Please feel free to visit us on the web, by phone (608-890-0804) or in person!

Quick Facts

In partnership with our students, it is the mission of this department to:

  • critically examine, refine, and transfer to practice society’s body of knowledge in electrical and computer engineering;
  • expand this knowledge through research into new technologies, design methods, and analysis techniques that advance the state of the art;
  • make available special expertise in electrical and computer engineering in service to the state of Wisconsin, our nation, and the world.

Enrollment, Fall 2017

Electrical Engineering: 435

Computer Engineering: 408

ECE Graduate Program: 252


Degrees conferred, 2017-2018

BS Electrical Engineering: 105

BS Computer Engineering: 76

Master’s: 53

PhD: 35


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