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ECE by the Numbers

By any metric, our numbers reveal a highly successful program, where students are taught by caring, industry-savvy and world-class faculty, and upon graduation, go on to change our world for the better.

ECE by the numbers

$53.7M
Research
Expenditures (FY 23)
798
Graduate
Students (F 23)
645
Undergraduate
Students (F 23)
93
World-Class
Faculty

Faculty

  • 69 Tenure/Tenure-track Faculty
    • 26 Endowed and Named Professors
    • 72 Fellows (IEEE, OSA, SPIE, AAAS, APS, IPCS, etc)
    • 62 CAREER and Young Faculty Awards
    • 55 Education Awards
    • 3 NAI Fellows
    • 5 NAE Members
    • 1 Nobel Prize
  • 20 Research Scientists / Investigators
  • 4 Lecturers
  • 19 Affiliated Faculty
  • 25 Postdoctoral researchers

Students

  • Undergraduate Students
    • 342 Computer Engineering students
    • 303 Electrical Engineering students
  • Graduate Students
    • 521 ECE Master’s students
    • 277 ECE PhD students

Alumni

Research expenditures

  • $53.7M

Academic programs

Rankings

  • Undergraduate Programs (U.S. News & World Report, 2024)
    • Electrical Engineering: 9
    • Computer Engineering: 6
  • Graduate Programs (U.S. News & World Report, 2025)
    • Electrical Engineering: 7
    • Computer Engineering: 6

Tech Transfer

  • 33 Startups (since 2010)
  • 72 Invention Disclosures
  • 19 License agreements
  • 28 U.S. Patents