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Our graduates are successful professionals in today's diverse, global environment, and are able to adapt to new and shifting technologies, in whatever career path they choose to pursue. This includes careers in electrical engineering through employment in industry, government or private practice, as well as careers in other engineering or professional disciplines such as bioengineering, computer engineering, business, law, or medicine. Our graduates will also pursue advanced study in electrical engineering or other engineering or professional fields.

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Pittsburgh emphasizes educational programs that combine theory with practice in the electrical engineering field. Whether students want a broad understanding of electrical engineering, or want to place specific emphasis on interests like computers, telecommunications and signal processing, or electronics, the department offers the education that sparks great careers.

Dec
17
2014

Swanson School’s Dr. Gregory Reed named Director of Pitt’s Center for Energy

All SSoE News, Electrical & Computer

PITTSBURGH (December 17, 2014) … Gregory Reed, PhD , professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Pittsburgh's Swanson School of Engineering, has been appointed Director for Pitt's Center for Energy in the Swanson School, according to an announcement by Gerald D. Holder

Dec
8
2014

ECE's Dr. Steven Levitan named 2015 IEEE Fellow

All SSoE News, Electrical & Computer

PITTSBURGH (December 8, 2014) … Steven P. Levitan, PhD , the John A. Jurenko Professor of Computer Engineering at the University of Pittsburgh's Swanson School of Engineering, has been named an IEEE Fellow, effective January 1, 2015. Dr. Levitan was recognized "for contributions to mixed-technolo

Oct
22
2014

Pitt engineering and corporate research group receives nearly $1 million DOE grant for nuclear power safety research

All SSoE News, Electrical & Computer

PITTSBURGH (October 22, 2014) … Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh were awarded a $987,000 grant from the Department of Energy's Nuclear Energy University Programs (NEUP) to develop radiation-hard, multi-functional, distributed fiber optical sensor networks to improve safety and operation

Jun
26
2014

Packing Hundreds of Sensors into a Single Optical Fiber for use in Harsh Environments

Electrical & Computer

News release published with permission of The Optical Society (OSA).   WASHINGTON ( June 26, 2014) ... By fusing together the concepts of active fiber sensors and high-temperature fiber sensors, a team of researchers at the University of Pittsburgh has created an all-optical high-temperature sensor

Mar
28
2014

ACM SIGDA names Pitt’s Dr. Yiran Chen as Outstanding New Faculty Award winner for 2014

Electrical & Computer

  PITTSBURGH (March 27, 2014) … Yiran Chen, PhD , assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Pittsburgh Swanson School of Engineering, was named the 2014 recipient of the Outstanding New Faculty Award from the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)   Sp

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