Electrical & Computer Engineering - China

This program in Chengdu will provide students with opportunities to visit industrial and medical facilities and interact directly with Chinese students and researchers. The exposure will benefit students professionally by improving their confidence and knowledge when working internationally or at multinational companies. Students will also have the opportunity to visit: Chengdu Panda Research Center; Global Center, the world's largest building (5.5 million square ft.) and Dujiangyan, an irrigation infrastructure built in 256 B.C. and is still in use today. The technical visits, cultural visits and interaction with local students will contribute to a student's global competency development and preparation to join the global engineering industry.


    • Locations: Chengdu, China
    • Dates: July 5 – Aug. 9, 2017 (Summer II)

Location Information

Chengdu, China

Chengdu, a famous historical and vibrant city, is a cultural, industrial, and medical hub in southwest China that includes:

  • West China Hospital, a prestigious medical center, located on the banks of the Jiniang, was set up in 1982 by the joint efforts of Christian missions from the US, Great Britain and Canada
  • Industry: TI, Faxconn, HP and Dell among others; local Chinese companies such as AllTech and Meidi
  • The host university, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (UESTC), is ranked No. 1 in China in Information Science (Electrical Engineering) in 2013. Chengdu is also the home of several Chinese national labs in the field of electrical engineering

For more information contact

Faculty Leader

Dr. Jim Ji
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Room 309-E Wisenbaker Engineering Building | (979) 575-1239

Engineering Global Programs
Engineering Activities Building A

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Ms. Bianca Cusimano
Study Abroad Program Office
3262 TAMU | (979) 845-0544

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Courses Offered

ECEN 322: Electric and Magnetic Fields (3 CR)-Required course for ECEN majors

Prerequisites: ECEN 214, PHYS 208, and MATH 311

Course will also count as a technical elective in BAEN, BMEN, CHEN, MEEN, NUEN and PETE.

ECEN 410: Medical Imaging (4 CR)-Elective for ECEN majors

Prerequisites: MATH 222 or MATH 251 or MATH 253; ECEN 314, ECEN 444 or faculty approval.

Course will also count as a technical elective in BAEN, CHEN, MMET, MEEN, and NUEN.

ECEN 485: Directed Study (3 CR)

Eligibility Requirements

  • Minimum 2.5 GPA
  • Good academic standing with university
  • Approval of the professor
  • Required to attend all program specific orientations

Funding Opportunities

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