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
UA College of Engineering appoints two associate deans: Wiest named associate dean for research and economic development
October 23, 2014 - NEWS RELEASE - NEWS.ENG.UA.EDU
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Dr. Charles L. Karr, dean of The University of Alabama College of Engineering, recently announced the hiring… Read more
In The News: University of Alabama students to study bacteria killing light with EPA grant
October 20, 2014 - NEWS RELEASE - NEWS.ENG.UA.EDU
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded the University of Alabama a $15,000 grant to study the effectiveness of ultraviolet LED lights and… Read more
UA News: UA Students Selected for Environmental Contest
October 16, 2014 - NEWS RELEASE - NEWS.ENG.UA.EDU
A team of University of Alabama students were selected for a national competition to design solutions to challenges facing the… Read more