Boston University Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering (ECE) is ranked among the top 20 private engineering schools. The department is built on renowned faculty, groundbreaking interdisciplinary research, and a shared determination to prepare students for success in competitive fields with skills to solve societal challenges.


  • Research

    Faculty and students are working on projects to improve disease diagnosis, solar panel efficiency, internet performance, medical imaging, and more. The curriculum offers field specializations in Photonics, Electronics and Nanotechnology, Mobile/Cloud Computing and Cybersecurity, Imaging and Optical Science, Data Science and Intelligent Systems, and Bio-ECE and Digital Health.

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  • Impact Report

    Boston is a technological, biomedical, and academic hub; it is a prime location for engineering studies and research opportunities. BU ECE is experiencing major growth in research funding, enrollment and faculty hires. Click for an overview of growth trends and successes.
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