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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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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

U.S. News ranks Cornell ECE in the top 10

Among the engineering specialties, Cornell ranked No. 9 in computer,...

Real-time Modeling: Theory versus Real-World Applications

With an NSF CAREER award, Christoph Studer is working to resolve the dichotomy between recent...

Suh receives award for paper at VLSI Symposium

Cornell ECE Associate Professor G. Edward Suh and his colleagues recently received a Most...

Cornell projects to cultivate digital agriculture landscape

Expanding on Cornell’s digital agriculture initiative, a slate of six projects totaling more than...

Cornell’s community spirit on full view at inauguration Street Fair

A large, cheerful crowd of students, faculty, alumni, staff, local residents and campus visitors...

Pollack champions ‘educational verve,’ humane and rational values

Martha E. Pollack plumbed the depths of Cornell history and spoke to current times in her inaugural...

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...