UA's Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering offers dynamic programs for students interested in a traditional electrical engineering degree or those who desire a specialization in computer engineering. Electrical engineering students become immersed in at least two core areas of communications systems, computers, control systems, electromagnetics, electronics and microelectronics, power and energy systems, and signal processing. Students in the computer engineering option specialize in the software and hardware components of modern computing systems.
Electrical and computer engineering graduates have career opportunities in a number of industries and fields, such as computing, telecommunications, manufacturing, utilities, aerospace, automotive, military, medical and consumer products. Electrical and computer engineers also design and operate a wide array of complex technological systems, including power generation and distribution systems and modern computer-controlled manufacturing plants. Read more...
Undergraduate: Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (Computer Option), Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and Math, Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and Physics
In The News: UA team advances in robot challenge
June 24, 2016 - NEWS RELEASE - NEWS.ENG.UA.EDU
The Alabama Astrobotics team at the University of Alabama has advanced to the second phase of NASA’s Sample Return Robot… Read more
In The News: University of Alabama team takes fourth in national EcoCar competition
June 21, 2016 - NEWS RELEASE - NEWS.ENG.UA.EDU
Dubbed as the “Team to Watch” in the 2015 EcoCar3 Year One competition, the University of Alabama engineering students knew… Read more
In The News: Center to focus on athletics, technology: Goal is to improve training, performance
June 20, 2016 - NEWS RELEASE - NEWS.ENG.UA.EDU
The University of Alabama is launching a new interdisciplinary center focusing on technology and athletics with the aim of improving… Read more