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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.

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

35 seniors honored as 2015 Merrill Scholars

Merrill Scholars' high school teachers and Cornell faculty members were recognized by President...

Computation bringing 3-D imaging to light

Suren Jayasuriya, a graduate student in the lab of Alyosha Molnar, is developing a 3-D camera with...

ECE M.Eng student present posters, win awards

ECE M.Eng students showcased their hard work on their design projects with a Poster Session in the...

Dog tail tracker, circuit printer win $10K prizes

A dog emotion tracker and a desktop circuit printer took this year's ECE Innovation Award prizes of...

Amit Lal honored as the Robert M. Scharf 1977 Professor of Engineering

ECE Professor Amit Lal has been recognized as the Robert M. Scharf 1977 Professor of Engineering by...

2015 Innovation Award Competition Winners Announced

The Electrical and Computer Engineering Innovation Award Competition challenges students to design...

Latest Spotlights

Christopher Batten: Sweating the details to make it right

Balance is important to Professor Christopher Batten, of the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Cornell.

2D materials ripe for innovation

Mike Spencer, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Cornell Maker Club: Breaking rules to join the Maker Movement

The first rule of Maker Club is that there aren’t rules about what you make in Maker Club.