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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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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

Cornell ECE researchers receive best paper award

Cornell ECE Assistant Professor Zhiru Zhang and graduate students from his group recently received...

Finding the Ultimate Energy Source: Cornell’s Lab of Plasma Studies

Located in the basement of Grumman Hall are two large pulse-power generators that create plasma by...

Xitang Zhao: This Merrill Scholar and Kessler Fellow wants to empower others

"I envision a future full of accessible platforms where people have accessible resources to empower...

Jena-Xing lab reports first high-voltage vertical gallium oxide e-mode transistors

Enhancement-mode operation (normally-off at 0V gate) is highly desired for power electronics,...

President Pollack, Ava DuVernay will highlight Cornell’s 150th Commencement

Cornell University President Martha E. Pollack’s Commencement address and film director Ava...

In Memoriam: Donald Farley Jr., Professor Emeritus

Cornell ECE Professor Emeritus Donald Thorn Farley Jr., 84, of Ithaca, New York, died May 13, 2018.

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.