It’s an exciting time to be an electrical and computer engineer! ECE graduates are leading the development of world-changing technologies such as renewable energy systems, wireless networking, smart cities, embedded computing systems, medical devices, robotics, and so much more. Our programs combine analytical rigor with experiential exploration and our students develop an appetite for solving complex problems in service to society. They work shoulder to shoulder with world-class faculty, tackle local and global challenges and put ideas into action. Join us in building a better world!
The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is located in the ETEC facility, a new academic and research building that brings academia and innovation together under one roof. Equipped with modern interactive classrooms and state-of-the-art teaching laboratories and equipment, ETEC is a shining example of how the University is incorporating innovative, sustainable technologies into its construction projects while strengthening its academic offerings for students.
UAlbany Electrical and Computer Engineering BS Program
As part of a Google initiative to help academics and nonprofits develop Artificial Intelligence (AI) techniques that can improve people’s lives, University at Albany Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Daphney-Stavroula Zois is working with AGRI-WEB to help smallholder farmers in Ghana develop better prediction models for their crop yields.
An Electrical and Computer Engineering PhD student is spending this summer working as a visiting technologist for NASA, part of a prestigious fellowship program awarded to fewer than 60 people per year who show significant potential to contribute to NASA’s goal of creating innovative new space technologies.
For the fourth straight summer, the College of Arts & Sciences hosts Girls Inc. Eureka! program, with faculty from seven UAlbany departments imparting a love of STEM subjects to girls from the Capital Region.
CEAS graduating seniors presented on their year-long capstone design experience, where teams of students propose, design, build, test, demonstrate, present and fully document a working prototype of a sophisticated electronic system.