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Electrical Engineering, Computer Science and Computer Engineering continue to be attractive and lucrative professions with rich traditions in the design, development, testing and commercialization of cellular and information highway technology; command, control and delivery of power of high speed machines, digital networks, microprocessors and supercomputers, materials such as superconductors and bio-materials, and VLSI circuits for consumer and industrial electronic applications.

The Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) is organized internally into two informal divisions: Electrical and Computer Engineering; and Computer Science (CS). The Department offers seven degree programs: the Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering, and Bachelor of Science in Computer Science; the Master of Science in Electrical Engineering and Master of Science in Computer Science; and Doctor of Philosophy in either Electrical Engineering or Computer Science. The Department of EECS covers a range of academic areas including, but not limited to, software, computer gaming, artificial intelligence (AI), computation, computer systems, networking materials, control, power systems, signal processing, imaging, systems analysis, electronic devices, circuits, and processors.

The Department of EECS is dedicated to developing high-quality graduates who will take positions of leadership as their careers advance. Our graduates work in leading-edge businesses in a variety of technology sectors, including manufacturing and automation, computer and internet, automotive and aerospace, defense, finance, energy, and consulting.

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Professor Charles Kim Receives 2019 VIP Consortium Award

Thu, December 5, 2019

Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Professor Charles Kim received the 2019 VIP Consortium Outstanding Research and Dissemination Award for the Vertically Integrated Project (VIP) program at Howard University (VIP@Howard) for his “creation and leadership of the VIP site at Howard University, his introduction of VIP members of a consortium of HBCUs, and for very thought-provoking papers on VIP”. Dr. Kim currently serves as the VIP@Howard coordinator. Read More >>

Cooley Pays it Forward with Tech 4.0 STEAM Technology Teen Workshop

Fri, September 6, 2019

Computer Science Senior Jasmon Cooley is paying it forward with her non-profit startup Tech 4.0. Born and raised in Memphis, Tennessee, Cooley witnessed the absence of engineers and information technology professionals in her environment. She recognized this as a lack of available opportunities and resources. Her goal is to create a pipeline for African American engineering talent, multiplying the number of African American engineers in the United States. Read More >>

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