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: ALABAMA ROBOTICS TEAM WINS TWO NASA CHAMPIONSHIPS IN A ROW
May 25, 2016 - NEWS RELEASE - NEWS.ENG.UA.EDU
The University of Alabama’s robotics team added another championship to the college’s pile over the weekend. Alabama Astrobotics, made up… Read more
UA News: For Second Straight Year, UA Engineering Students Win NASA Contest
May 23, 2016 - NEWS RELEASE - NEWS.ENG.UA.EDU
Alabama Astrobotics took top prize at the NASA Robotic Mining Competition, besting student teams from 45 other institutions in the… Read more
UA News: UA Researchers Expand Opportunities with Upgraded Atom Probe Technology
May 18, 2016 - NEWS RELEASE - NEWS.ENG.UA.EDU
A new, powerful microscope recently installed at The University of Alabama will expand exploration into nanotechnology and geological sciences, helping… Read more