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Design Build Run with ECE 4760, Designing with Microcontrollers

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

Professor Michael Charles Kelley passes away at 74

Mike Kelley, pioneer of electric field measurements in space, renowned expert on the physics of the...

Popcorn-Driven Robotic Actuators

Popcorn-driven robotic actuators, developed by ECE's Kirstin Peterson, is featured in IEEE Spectrum.

Krishnamurthy publishes new book, “Dynamics of Engineered Artificial Membranes and Biosensors”

ECE Professor Vikram Krishnamurthy has recent new book entitled, “Dynamics of Engineered Artificial...

The Jena-Xing group wins Best Student Paper Awards at the Compound Semiconductor Week (CSW) 2018

Ph.D. students from the Jena-Xing group won a best student paper award and an honorable mention at...

Collaboration yields discovery of 12-sided silica cages

A cross-campus collaboration led by materials science professor Uli Wiesner results in visual...

Silicon Valley says AI will curb disinformation -- but it might make things worse

A commentary by ECE Professor Stephen B. Wicker and Dipayan Ghosh Ph.D. '14.

Latest Spotlights

Padraig Lysandrou: This aerospace fellow is decreasing barriers to making

"I spent a lot of my childhood building model rockets. When I was 12, I got interested in electronics and making, started tinkering with Arduino, and built an electronics lab in my basement."

Data on the Brain

The NSF has found a willing partner at Cornell University in this quest to create technologies that will allow researchers to image the brain and the nervous system.

Teaching Snapshot: ECE 3400 Intelligent Physical Systems

Assistant Professor Kirstin Petersen updates ECE Connections on her new approach to teaching ECE 3400.