Electrical & Computer Engineering

Neural stimulation for treating Alzheimer’s. Enhanced safety for self-driving cars. Automation for biomedical research. Breakthrough 5G algorithms. If you are ready to be one of the brains behind initiatives like these and others, you will be right at home in the Boston University Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. With $48 million in research funding for 2020–2021, there is massive opportunity to make your mark as you learn from internationally recognized experts in an array of fields, from nanophotonics to predictive health analytics. And it all happens right here in Boston, the global technology hub where you are in prime position to change the future.

2021-22 BU ECE Impact Report

Enjoy this glimpse of our progress over the last year, as we embark on new innovations and collaborations in 2022-23!

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Ji-Xin Cheng, a world leader in optics and photonics and graduate student, Lu Lan poses for photo on September 7, 2018. Photo by Jackie Ricciardi for Boston University Photography

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ECE PhD Prospectus Defense: Ioannis Angelakopoulos

Day: Monday Dec 5th Time: 9:00am - 11:00am PHO 339

ECE Masters Poster Presentation

Day: Friday Dec 9th Time: 10:00am - 2:00pm Photonics Building, 1st and 2nd floors

ECE Seminar: Shahriar Shahramian

Day: Friday Dec 9th Time: 3:00pm - 4:30pm PHO 339

ECE Undergraduate Research Job Fair

Day: Wednesday Jan 25th Time: 6:00pm - 7:30pm PHO 906
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