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Christoph Studer

When Christoph Studer was young, he was obsessed with computer games. “Probably before I started reading, I was playing computer games,” he says.

Student inventors receive innovation prizes

At the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, innovation is becoming part of everyday thinking.

ECE Student Testimonials

Hear directly from M.Eng and Ph.D. students about their positive experiences in ECE at Cornell!

Academic Programs

Bachelor of Science Degree

Based upon three technical foundations (computers, mathematics, and physics), ECE prepares you for graduate study or a career in all branches of engineering as well as business, medicine, and law. Graduates find employment with top international companies in the computer industry, networking and telecom, data analytics, financial services, aerospace and defense, information security, automotive, manufacturing and technology, research and development, energy and power, health care, and law. Those who go on to graduate study attend top-tiered schools throughout the country. [more info]

Master of Engineering Degree

The Master of Engineering (M.Eng) Degree is a one year program for students seeking advanced training in current technology and engineering design. It is designed to put professional engineers on the fast track to success. [more info]

Ph.D. Degree

The Ph.D. program at Cornell ECE prepares students to be future leaders in research, development and teaching through rigorous course work and cutting-edge research. As an interdisciplinary program, students may take advantage of the wide range of research opportunities on campus, from physics to bioscience, from mathematics to economics. [more info]

Recent News

David Albonesi receives Ruth and Joel Spira Award for Excellence in Teaching

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David Albonesi was recently honored as the 2014 recipient of the Ruth and Joel Spira Award for...

Cornell ECE Professor C. Richard Johnson, Jr. combines ECE and fine art to develop new digital signal processing applications

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Cornell ECE’s C. Richard Johnson, Jr. was honored as the opening plenary speaker at the 2014 IEEE...

Conference for women converges at Cornell ECE to discuss cybersecurity, privacy and data protection

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Cornell ECE was the 2014 host of the Women’s Institute in Summer Enrichment (WISE), bringing...

ECE's Steve Wicker quoted in article in The Economist

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The article, "Hiding from Big Data" discusses the cost of privacy in the age of increasing...

Cornell ECE researchers win Best Paper Award for flexible light field sensor architecture to help develop cameras of the future

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Researchers at Cornell ECE are changing the idea of a traditional camera in order to capture more...

Two student teams win ECE innovation awards

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Teams Pulso and Saund were the spring semester's ECE Innovation Award winners.

Graduating seniors receive 2014 ECE Awards for academics and service

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Members of the Cornell ECE Class of 2014, Julie Wang and Matthew Stern have been selected to...