The department's graduate program is ranked 10th for computer engineering and 12th for electrical engineering among public institutions by U.S. News & World Report.


Enrollment (Fall 2016)
Undergraduate 961
Graduate 713
Total Enrollment 1674
Degrees Awarded
Bachelor's 196
Master's 138
Ph.D. 44
Total Awarded 278


With a high-quality student body and outstanding faculty, the department is well poised to achieve its mission of excellence in all three areas. Some indicators of our faculty recognition include:

  • 70 tenured/tenure track faculty
  • 32 IEEE Fellows
  • 21 Endowed Professorships and Chairs
  • 50 editorships and editorial board members
  • 38 Fellow grades in professional societies
  • Three members of the National Academy of Engineering
  • One member of the National Academy of Science
  • One recipient of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE)
  • 24 recipients of the National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award
  • Two Office of Naval Research (ONR) Young Investigator Award
  • One Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) young investigator award and numerous editorships of major journals and national level awards
  • We also have the unique honor that one of our former faculty members* (1978-1984), Jack Kilby, received the 2000 Nobel Prize in Physics


Haiyan Wang Thin Films Lab

Electrical and computer engineering at Texas A&M has advanced national and global prosperity by its research, development and application of electrical and information technologies and sciences for the benefit of humanity and has helped create the global village. The faculty in the department are involved in investigations spanning a broad spectrum of theoretical and real-world problems. 

Core Research Groups

Analog and Mixed Signal
Biomedical Imaging, Sensing and Genomic Signal Processing
Computer Engineering and Systems
Device Science and Nanotechnology
Electromagnetics and Microwaves
Electric Power Systems and Power Electronics
Information Science and Systems