Consistently ranked in the top 10 percent nationally
Ohio State’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering has an excellent academic and research reputation not only among peer programs, but also from industry and government research facilities.
The graduate program prepares students for technical leadership roles in industry, academia and government. The training provides students with a fundamental understanding of engineering sciences so that graduates can develop creative and innovative approaches to solve important engineering problems of interest to mankind. The program offers degrees leading to either a master of science or doctoral degree in electrical and computer engineering and there are many specializations to choose from.
In addition to the top 10 reasons to choose ECE at Ohio State, other points of pride for the ECE department include:
- In March 2018 U.S. News & World Report ranked the Ohio State Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering #21 out of all programs nationwide in both electrical and computer engineering.
- World-renowned faculty who teach all courses and are highly-committed to education and research. The ECE Department’s 58 faculty members and 13 researchers include 20 IEEE fellows; many others being fellows in other societies. Numerous faculty are internationally-renowned researchers with large programs involving graduate students.
- World-class laboratories and experimental facilities covering research in virtually all areas of electrical and computer engineering. Notable labs and research centers affiliated with the department include: Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC), ElectroScience Laboratory, Information Processing System Laboratory, Control Research Laboratory, Solid State Electronic and Photonics Laboratory, Mixed Signal Electronic Systems Lab and the High Performance Computing and Networking Lab. Learn more about ECE research.
- Some of the best and brightest ECE students in the United States and around the world choose Ohio State. Meet some of our graduate students.
- Training of our graduate students is recognized as outstanding by many companies and government agencies, all actively seeking to recruit Ohio State students. Many of our ECE alumni have gone on to have highly successful careers.
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