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Consistently a nationally top-ranked ECE school, we remain at the forefront of our field, educating and training the next generation of engineers while driving the leading edge of technology.

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ECE Professor Rick Johnson Bridges Art and Science at NYC Museums

 

 

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.

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.

Ph.D. Degree

The interdisciplinary 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.

Recent News

Wagner wins 2017 Massey Award

Aaron B. Wagner, Associate Professor in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at...

‘Smishing’ Is Internet Scammers’ New Favorite Trick. Here’s How to Avoid It

ECE Professor Stephen B. Wicker says the best course of action is to be vigilant for suspicious...

Haas paper noted by Google Scholar as top 10 most cited since 2006

A paper by ECE Emeritus Professor Zygmunt J. Haas and co-authored by Computer Science Professor...

How Talia Kohen, ECE ’06 came up with a promising new idea for trading clean power

In June 2017, Talia Kohen Cornell ECE ‘06 participated in a GE-sponsored EuroEnergy Hackathon in...

How Anima Anandkumar, ECE Ph.D. '09, became an Amazon AI guru

The story of Anima Anandkumar, ECE Ph.D. '09, the machine learning guru powering Amazon AI.

Comly wins Outstanding Undergrad TA Award

Nick Comly '19 has been awarded the 2017 Chen Outstanding ECE Undergraduate Teaching Assistant Award

Latest Spotlights

What goes on in there? A visit to Cornell’s Nanoscale Science and Technology Facility

A guided tour of Cornell's CNF, which in 2017 will celebrate 40 years of operations at the very edge of nanoscale science and technology.

Sophia Rocco: Hoping to make the world a better place through a potential renewable energy source

When she was looking at graduate schools, physics major Sophia Rocco, thought she would be in a materials science program bridging her interests in electricity and magnetism and novel materials for solar cells.

The Laboratory of Plasma Studies: Uncovering mysteries of high energy density plasma physics

In the basement of Grumman Hall, an x-ray pulse produced by a hot, dense plasma – an ionized gas – lasting only fractions of a microsecond both begins and ends an experiment. Hidden within that fraction of time lies a piece of a puzzle—data that grad...