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Graduate Areas of Focus

Graduate Programs

ECE graduate students are typically associated with one of the department's nine academic areas of focus. The areas often have additional guidelines, such as required courses or seminars.

Electrical Engineering

Communications

Communications

Area Chair: Harpreet Dhillon


Electromagnetics (E&M)

Electromagnetics (E&M)

Area Chair: J. Michael Ruohoniemi


Electronic Components, Circuits, and Systems (ECCS)

Electronic Components, Circuits, and Systems (ECCS)

Area Chair: Majid Manteghi


Signals, Systems, & Controls

Signals, Systems, & Controls

Area Chair: Yue (Joseph) Wang


Power

Power

Area Chair: Virgilio Centeno


Photonics

Photonics

Area Chair: Luke Lester

Computer Engineering

Computer Systems

Computer Systems

Area Chair: Peter Athanas


Networking

Networking

Area Chair: Thomas Hou


Software & Machine Intelligence

Software & Machine Intelligence

Area Chair: Paul Plassmann


VLSI & Design Automation

VLSI & Design Automation

Area Chair: TBA