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Finding solutions for the 21st century world.

The program offers a variety of courses that encompass a broad range of electrical engineering areas including: alternative energy and power systems; computer engineering, communications; electronic materials, devices and sensors; nano technology, photovoltaic devices and systems; and signal and image processing. The department’s graduate faculty conduct active research in these areas using modern research facilities and equipment.

Is it for you?

This program will be a good fit if you:

  • Hold a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering.
  • Are proficient in chemistry, physics and math.
  • Want to conduct research in the field.
  • Like to solve complex problems.
  • Work well independently and as part of a team.

Career Opportunities

  • Design engineer
  • Project engineer
  • Engineering specialist
  • Chief engineer
  • Quality control engineer
  • Hardware engineer
  • Development engineer
  • Reliability engineer
  • Systems design engineer
  • Research scientist