The work of electrical and computer engineers can be found all around you – from smartphones, video games, robotics and the Internet to car electronics, medical imaging, green energy and Homeland Security. Computer engineers are experts in the hardware and software that make up all computer systems, from tiny microprocessors and sensors embedded almost everywhere to large-scale supercomputers and the various wireless and wireline networks that connect them. Electrical engineers draw on both mathematical and physics-related disciplines all linked by a common thread: the generation, processing and transmission of various signals either analog or digital and the design and control of related systems with ubiquitous uses in every aspect of our daily lives.
At Boston University, an innovative undergraduate curriculum and graduate MEng, MS and PhD programs prepare students for the global economy of the 21st century and lead to careers in industry, academia, and government.
With a faculty that cares deeply about education, we balance teaching and research and create technological breakthroughs that help shape the future.
The department hosts a diverse and vibrant research portfolio in areas such as nanotechnology, photonics, signal and image processing, smart lighting, communication networks, and computer circuit design. These endeavors are categorized into three main departmental research areas: electro-physics, information systems and sciences and computer engineering.
In the ECE Department at BU, we change the way the world works. Come join us!