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Cutting-edge research lives at EE, with the people and the facilities that foster discovery.


Our faculty members are actively engaged in research in the areas of Signals, Communications and Networking; Solid State Electronics; Optics and Photonics; and Energy Systems. We challenge traditional notions of problem-solving and generate creative and groundbreaking solutions.

Our faculty and students have made important and internationally recognized contributions to engineering, science and technology.  These discoveries have far-reaching impacts in such areas as communications, energy, and medicine.  Our faculty develop socially relevant communications products, innovative materials and devices that create greener, more energy-efficient solutions for our world.
See research accomplishments and recogition of our faculty and students, from honors to publications to sponsored research awards. 
In Fall 2011, the Department of Electrical Engineering moved to Davis Hall, a new green building with state-of-the-art research laboratory facilities, teaching labs and lecture halls, designed to support collaboration among faculty and student groups within the department, across the university, and with other institutions.
Networking the oceans. Creating faster reliable wireless networks for the booming industry of wireless communication services and the Internet of Things. Reducing electronic devices to the nanoscale. Improving our ability to detect cancer. Making the electrical grid more efficient.  Designing low cost medical imaging and health monitoring devices. Bringing accurate, portable, and affordable disease diagnostic tools at the point of care. Enabling machine learning that extracts reliable information from unreliable data.