Why Study Electrical Engineering at UB?

UB Electrical Engineering offers students the opportunity to learn and grow in a challenging and supportive environment with access to the people, places and resources to foster the tools for success.  At UB EE, students have the boundless opportunities of a research university, with the advantages of a small school.

Our graduates develop innovative new solutions for improving human health, health care, safety and quality of life for people across the world.  EE graduates may also develop socially relevant communications products, innovative materials and devices that create greener, more energy-efficient solutions for our world.

UB EE Undergraduate Program Highlights

  • Curriculum:  Designed to form a solid foundation with courses in math, science and basic engineering in the first two years, the curriculum then allows upper level students flexibility to explore specialized and advanced systems and applications.
  • Clubs:  Student organizations, such as IEEE, Engineers for a Sustainable World and UB Robotics allow students to interact socially and apply what they learn in class to cool projects.
  • Faculty:  At UB, you are taught in the classroom by professors who are making the discoveries in the lab. Faculty also play a role in advising undergraduates one-on-one.
  • Facilities:  Our new green state-of-the-art building has research lab and teaching lab facilities, classrooms and meeting spaces designed to support collaboration.
  • Research Opportunities:  Our undergraduates gain hands-on experience via departmental research fellowships from sponsored projects, internships in industry, and various on-campus programs.
  • Study Abroad:  Customized programs in top schools in Europe and Asia can be seamlessly integrated into UB EE's program of study.
  • Successful Alumni: Our alumni have gone onto success in top graduate programs, and such employers at NASA, General Electric, Harris Corporation and Qualcomm.

UB EE Graduate Program Highlights

  • Curriculum:  Designed to provide students with diverse courses and study and the flexibility to explore specialized and advanced systems and applications.
  • Clubs:  Student organizations, such as IEEE and EE Graduate Student Association offer students opportunities for social, scientific and networking events, including the GSA Distinguished Alumni Speaker Series.
  • Faculty:  At UB, you are taught in the classroom by professors who are making the discoveries in the lab. 
  • Facilities:  Our new green state-of-the-art building has research lab and teaching lab facilities, classrooms and meeting spaces designed to support collaboration.
  • Research Opportunities:  Our graduate students gain hands-on experience via research assistanceships from sponsored projects, internships in industry, and various on-campus programs
  • Successful Alumni:  EE graduate alumni have gone onto highly successful careers in academia and at such companies as Intel, Google, Moog, Fisher Price, and Lockheed Martin.