The Department of Electrical Engineering has been cited as among the nation’s best by U.S. News & World Report in its annual ranking of “America’s Best Graduate Schools” and specialty rankings. Of 189 programs in electrical / electronic / communications engineering, UB's was ranked #57, the top 29% of all EE programs.
The past few years have been especially fruitful ones for the Department of Electrical Engineering, as a whole. Faculty and students alike, have garnered accolades nationally and internationally. NSF Graduate Student Fellowships are at an all time high; with three winners, EE has more than any other department at UB. Research and educational programs have been very successful:
Research Program Summary (2015 Data):
*#1 in UB SEAS, SPS Research Funding Statistics Report, Fall 2015
Educational Program Summary (2015 Data):
2010 - 2015 Performance Trends
Engineering specialty rankings, such as electrical engineering, are based on peer assessments by department heads in each specialty area. The results were published in Spring 2016.