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Fourth-Largest ECE Department in the United States

140 Teaching Faculty comprised of:

  • 81 tenured/tenure-track faculty
  • 6 Professors of Practice
  • 2 Instructors
  • 10 Collegiate Faculty
  • 41 Research Faculty

  • 30 IEEE Fellows
  • 9 Fellows in 5 other societies
  • 4 members of the National Academy of Engineering
  • 22 NSF Career awardees
  • 3 University Distinguished Professors
  • 4 DoD YIP awardees
  • 1 Sloan Research Fellow
  • 1 DOE Early Career Awardee
  • 15 of the top 100 most cited researchers at Virginia Tech are in ECE.

Emphasis on Research

  • Ranked seventh in the United States for research expenditures by NSF HERD 2019 survey ($60.8M).
  • 3 out of the top 10, and 5 out of the top 20 Virginia Tech faculty with the most FY21 research expenditures.

 

Current Rankings

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Total Enrollments

  • 1,101 B.S.
  • 207 M.S.
  • 301 Ph.D.

    457 incoming sophomores in 2020 (62% CPE)

Degrees Conferred

  • 312 B.S.
  • 106 M.S./MEng
  • 46 Ph.D.
  • Total of 464 degrees conferred in 2019-2020.