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Ohio State ECE grad programs stay in top 20 for 2015

The Ohio State electrical engineering and computer engineering graduate programs have both been recognized as being among the nation’s top 20 graduate programs in each discipline, according to the U.S. News and World Report 2015 rankings. The rankings were released in March 2014.

U.S. News ranked Ohio State’s electrical engineering graduate program 18th in the nation out of 173 programs, the same spot it held for 2014 and up from 19th in 2013. Ohio State’s computer engineering graduate program was ranked 18th our of 140 programs for 2015, up from 19th in 2014 and 23rd in 2013. Ohio State ranked best in Ohio in both programs.

The Ohio State electrical engineering graduate program is tied at 18th with programs at UC-Santa Barbara and Texas A&M. The computer engineering program is tied with programs at UC-Santa Barbara and Rice University.

For 2013-14, 917 undergraduate students and 412 graduate students are enrolled in Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Ohio State. The department’s 58 faculty members are active in the areas of analog and RF electronic circuits, communications/signal processing, computer and digital systems, computer vision/image processing, control systems, electromagnetics/remote sensing/microwaves, optics/photonics, nanotechnology/electronic materials, robotics/intelligent transportation, networking, and sustainable energy and power systems. The department’s annual research expenditures were $21.1M for 2012-2013.