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Study the fundamentals of circuits and systems

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Advance research in signals and communications

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Explore electromagnetics, microelectronics, and more

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Major & Minor

Pursue a degree or take courses in electrical and computer engineering.

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Graduate Studies

Robotics, medical imaging, emerging computing platforms, communications, and audio, can all be explored through our graduate program. 

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ECE Research

Research includes signals, VLSI, computer architecture, physical electronics, and more.

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In the Headlines

December 14, 2016

Prof. Kevin Parker has been named as a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.

Professor Kevin Parker, a University of Rochester researcher whose discoveries have been widely applied in medical imaging and image processing, has been named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.

September 13, 2016

ECE Professor Qiang Lin - Inaugural Mandel fellow continues to excel

This summer, Qiang Lin, the inaugural recipient, has added to his record of achievement.

September 13, 2016

Research, industry join forces to develop new ultrasound technologies

Carestream Health, a leader in medical and dental imaging, and an interdisciplinary team of University researchers will collaborate on developing new technologies to expand the use of ultrasound imaging for medical diagnosis.

August 22, 2016

Thomas Howard, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, has been awarded a NSF Grant for Robotics research

Thomas Howard, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, has been awarded $289,376 from the National Science Foundation for a research grant titled "Learning Adaptive Representations for Robust Mobile Robot Navigation from Multi-Modal Interactions."

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 >

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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,, as a sound preparation for a career in engineering.

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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.

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According to a 2013 National Association of Colleges and Employers survey, computer engineering is one of the best-paying majors, with an average starting salary of $70,300 for bachelor’s degree graduates.

full-time faculty

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.

Why ECE?

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.

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