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Rankings

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

Students

Enrollment (Fall 2019)

Enrollment
Category
Enrollment
Numbers
Undergraduate 1,314
Graduate 741
Total Enrollment 2,055

Degrees Awarded (2019-2020)

Degrees
Type
Degrees
Numbers
Bachelor's 293
Master's 197
Ph.D. 37
Total Awarded 527

Faculty

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
  • 23 Endowed Professorships and Chairs
  • 50 editorships and editorial board members
  • 38 Fellow grades in professional societies
  • Five members of the National Academies
  • 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