School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering
Our faculty, students and staff have redoubled their collaborative efforts to strengthen, grow and broaden the programs in the School of Electrical, Computer
In the past few
Annual research expenditures continue at impressive levels in an environment of increasing competition for federal funds with limited growth. Our expenditures and new awards have both exceeded $30 million for the past four fiscal years.
These amounts have more than tripled during the time of our current university president. This represents more than $400,000 per tenured/tenure-track faculty member. Achieving these levels of funding has been enabled by the outstanding work of our faculty and their
students along with the contributions of several large research centers.
Our primary focus is the education of students, who are important contributors to our research. The majority of our research funding supports students in our program. In addition to graduate students working on sponsored project research, we engage many undergraduates and some high school students in our research labs. In addition to externally sponsored projects, we have a
Scholarship to further his studies at Oxford.
Our academic programs have grown significantly over the past few years from about 1,200 a decade ago to more than 3,300 in Fall 2018. This includes more than 300 doctoral students — or an average of more than 4
member. This large doctoral enrollment is consistent with our strong research expenditures as well as the faculty focus on student recruiting and improving the reputation of our programs. Our graduate programs remain highly recognized with our electrical engineering graduate program ranked 31 by U.S. News and World Report (2019) and ranked in the top 20 by the National Research Council.
The online delivery of our undergraduate program has enabled an unprecedented quadrupling in undergraduate enrollment
to more than 2,300 in less than a decade. This new delivery mechanism for our existing program is the first bachelor’s level engineering program accredited by ABET in a 100 percent online format. This ability to use technology to enable access to our program for underserved students has clearly been successful. Of particular note is the more than 30 percent of the online enrollments are veterans or active military students. We continue to leverage technology to provide innovations in our academic programs for an improved experience for our students.
We continue to accelerate our progress through aggressive faculty hiring. The extraordinary efforts of our dedicated faculty, staff
ECEE at a glance
Research: $31,984,184 (FY 2018)
Enrollment: 3,342 (Fall 21st day 2018)
Faculty: 76 tenured/tenure-track
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