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Graduate Programs

Graduate student Ellen Robertson working in front of a vacuum chamber

Graduate student Ellen Robertson tests systems in a vacuum chamber at the Space@VT laboratory. Robertson, a Webber Fellow, is testing, designing, and simulating a neutral wind sensor for use on small satellites.

Graduate Studies

Graduate studies in electrical and computer engineering help students delve deeply into the technology and hone their research and design skills.

Graduate students work with faculty advisors to extend knowledge and technology in the field. Projects range from developing brain implants for treating neurological disorders to building the world’s smallest adapter.

ECE’s research portfolio typically realizes about $35 million annually, with funding from the National Science Foundation, the National Institutes of Health, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, and from companies like Boeing, Intel, Motorola, Northrup Grumman, and 3M Company among others.

ECE consistently places among the best engineering graduate schools in the country, with top ranked research programs like Power Electronics Systems, Space and Atmospheric Sciences, and Wireless and Secure Systems, which are among the largest and most renowned programs in their fields.

Virginia Tech’s Bradley Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering offers master’s and doctoral degrees in

  • Electrical Engineering
  • Computer Engineering

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Meet Our Graduate Students

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ECE graduate students come from around the world, from many different economic backgrounds, ethnicities, and traditions. Meet some of the grad students who enrich our programs.