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 2012 to May 2013

BS: 63, Electrical Engineering

BS: 40, Computer Engineering

Undergraduate enrollment (six weeks into Fall 2013)

219 undergraduate students, Electrical Engineering

181 undergraduate students, Computer Engineering

Graduate degrees conferred, 2011-2012

Masters: 69

PhDs: 28

Graduate Enrollment, Spring 2012
367 graduate students, Electrical Engineering

Financial aid, 2012-2013

71 undergraduate scholarships

Research expenditures by source of funds, 2012-2013

Federal: $8,951,140

Private: $3,551,892

Graduate School: $1,009,416

University Budget: $304,294

Total: $13,816,742

Research innovation

16 patents issued in 2012


Campus research facts

UW-Madison and College of Engineering research facts