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The electrical engineering program provides a solid foundation in networks, linear systems, electronics, electromagnetics, digital systems, and physical electronics. Emphasis is placed on understanding principles through theoretical investigation and experimental verification. Learn device fabrication processes (photolithography, oxidation, diffusion, metallization) and fabricate your own circuits in the clean room.
Four tracks to choose from: Systems Science Track, Physical Electronics Track, Digital Design Track, & Electrical Power Track
ECE faculty support University centers such as the Applied Research Center, the Frank Reidy Center of Bioelectrics, and the Virginia Modeling, Analysis, and Simulation Center
Additional research facilities in the Hampton Roads area with ECE faculty collaboration include the National Institute of Aerospace, NASA Langley Research Center and Jefferson Lab
The ECE department has research laboratories focusing on Applied Plasma Technology; Cybersecurity, Communications and Networking Innovation; Microelectronics and Thin Film Devices; Medical Imaging, Diagnosis, and Analysis; Power Research; Systems Analysis of Metabolic Physiology; Systems Research; Virginia Institute for Photovoltaics; and Vision Lab
Graduates from this major have gone to work at
An introduction to the analysis and theory of linear electrical circuits, including relevant mathematical background. Topics include: passive component definitions and connection rules; independent and dependent sources, concepts of power and energy; Kirchhoff?s laws; development of network reduction techniques; formulation of mesh-current and node-voltage equations; network theorems including Thevenin, Norton, Maximum power transfer, and superposition Theorem, Operational Amplifiers, Two Port Networks |resistive), Energy Storage Elements, and initial conditions. Basics of matrices and linear algebra with Gaussian elimination; matrix applications to linear circuit analyses; MATLAB and PSPICE with analyses and applications to passive circuits. |offered fall, spring, summer) Prerequisites: ECE 111 or equivalent and a grade of C or better in MATH 212. Pre- or corequisite: PHYS 232N or PHYS 262N.
STUDENTS MUST ALSO TAKE ECE 287 RECITATION AND ONE OF THE TWO LABS.
Objective of course is to provide students in electrical and computer engineering with a 'hands-on' introduction to selected topics in electrical engineering. Students will use basic circuit analysis skills and programming skills to design, build, and test electrical networks interfacing to an Arduino Uno micro-controller. Labs will also provide an introduction to basic measurement techniques and electrical laboratory equipment (power supplies, oscilloscopes, voltmeters, etc). Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in both CS 150 or ENGN 150 and ECE 201. Pre- or corequisite: ECE 202.
Students entering the Minor program in Electrical Engineering should meet the minimum university admission requirements (Undergraduate Admission)
To enter the program, students must have completed calculus and one college-level computer-programming course (CS 150/ENGN 150 or equivalent).
An undergraduate minor in electrical engineering may be obtained by successful completion of 12 or more credit hours of approved electrical or computer engineering coursework at the 200-, 300-, and 400- level.
The chief departmental advisor for the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department must approve the precise course of study in the minor.
Estimated rates for the 2022-23 academic year. Rates are subject to change. Anyone that is not a current Virginia resident will be charged non-resident rates. That includes international students.
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The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering maintains updated scholarship information on the Undergraduate Resources webpage.
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