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 Lunabotics Team to Defend Title
May 9, 2013 - NEWS RELEASE - UANEWS.UA.EDU
After winning first place in last year's NASA Lunabotics Mining Competition, a team of students called Alabama Lunabotics from The University of Alabama and... Shelton State Community College will return to the competition May 20 at Kennedy Space Center. Read more
UA Students Receive Goldwater Scholarships
April 12, 2013 - NEWS RELEASE - UANEWS.UA.EDU
Two University of Alabama students were awarded scholarships by the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation, and two more students... were recognized for an honorable mention. Read more
UA Engineering Students Launch Rocket for NASA Competition
April 8, 2013 - NEWS RELEASE - UANEWS.UA.EDU
After placing sixth in the 2012 NASA University Student Launch Initiative, the Rocket Girls, an all-female team of University of Alabama engineering students,... are taking on the daunting task of creating a rocket for the third year in a row. Read more