Boston University » College of Engineering » Departments & Divisions: Electrical & Computer Engineering
modified RC car device

Electrical & Computer Engineering Department

World-class research. One-on-one contact between students and faculty. A commitment to community and global responsibility. These are the hallmarks of BU’s Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering. Through classroom teaching and hands-on lab experience, we prepare students for the global economy of the 21st century—providing them with strong technical skills, an understanding of engineering’s important role in society and the drive to contribute to the field’s future growth.


Our researchers are constantly improving technology and making positive impacts on society through their work in three main research areas: electro-physics, computer engineering, and information sciences and systems. Through these research channels, we’re making advances in key areas:

  • Autonomous transportation systems
  • Point-of-care medicine
  • Green energy and power systems, including the Smart Electric Grid
  • Wireless personal communication systems
  • Electronic materials

Undergraduate Degrees

Graduate Degrees

Visit the Electrical & Computer Engineering website for more information.