University of Wisconsin Madison College of Engineering

Welcome to Electrical and Computer Engineering!

John Booske

John Booske
Duane H. and Dorothy M. Bluemke
Professor and Chair
Electrical and Computer Engineering
College of Engineering

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

Thank you for your interest in our department. Please feel free to visit us on the web, by phone (608/890-0804 or 608/262-8548) or in person!

Diagram of research areas in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Emphasis areas: Computer engineering (computer architecture, design automation), applied physics (electromagnetic waves, plasmas, fusion), systems, and power engineering.

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.


About Us


Computer Engineering

Bachelor of Science

Electrical Engineering

Bachelor of Science

Master of Science

Doctor of Philosophy


Degrees conferred from August 2013 to May 2014

BS: 61, Electrical Engineering

BS: 63, Computer Engineering

Masters: 78

PhDs: 22

History of Degrees conferred

Undergraduate enrollment Fall 2013

219 students, Electrical Engineering
179 students, Computer Engineering

Graduate Enrollment, Spring 2014
437 students, Electrical Engineering

Financial aid, 2013-2014
91 undergraduate scholarships

95 teaching assistant appointments

168 research assistant appointments

Research expenditures by source of funds, 2013-2014

Federal: $9,368,935

Private: $2,441,397

Graduate School: $1,616,244

University Budget: $252,363

Total: $20,602,004

Research innovation

20 patents issued in 2014

Campus research facts

UW-Madison and College of Engineering research facts

Faculty, 2014 - 2015

27 professors

6 associate professors

4 assistant professors