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Welcome to ECE

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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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

UR names ECE grad first female engineering dean

Wendi Heinzelman '95 (ECE), has been named dean of the University of Rochester's Hajim School of...

Cornell ECE students introduce high schoolers to computer engineering

The Cornell ECE honors society Eta Kappa Nu recently participated in Splash! Cornell where they...

Gulnar Mirza selected as Merrill Presidential Scholar

Gulnar Mirza, an accomplished ECE senior minoring in computer science, has been named a Merrill...

ECE team wins national AT&T SDN Network Design Challenge

A team of ECE researchers has won a national competition asking academics to envision more...

Cornell-led team creates gallium nitride power diode

A team led by Cornell professor Grace Xing has created gallium nitride power diodes capable of...

Latest Spotlights

Cornell ECE Faculty Profile: Professor Stephen Wicker

Stephen Wicker works in the area of information networks, with an emphasis on the application of game theory, mechanism design, and other technologies that enhance privacy and expression rights for those using large-scale information systems.

Alumni Spotlight: Sarah Fischell

"Cornell totally prepared me to ask the right questions, to absorb new technical knowledge and to work with a group to define problems and find solutions to those problems,” said Fischell. “These skills were key to success in my engineering care...

Christoph Studer: Using interdisciplinary approaches to envision the future of wireless networks

"The most exciting and interesting research problems come from working in multiple disciplines."