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Facts and Figures

Our Faculty

  • 70 full-time professors
  • 11 affiliate faculty members
  • 50 research faculty and post-doctoral researchers
  • 11 professors emeriti

Faculty Accomplishments

  • 10 NSF presidential Young Investigators
  • 24 recipients of NSF CAREER Awards
  • 41 IEEE Fellows
  • 1 NAE members
  • 3 ACM Fellows
  • 11 APS Fellows
  • 9 OSA Fellows
  • 2 ASA Fellows

Our Students

  • Approximately 1000 undergraduate students enrolled
  • 1405/1420 School of ENGR/ECE SAT Scores
  • 56% Undergrads in University Honors Program
  • 320 Graduate Students Enrolled

Degrees Awarded in 2015-2016

  • 115 Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering degrees awarded
  • 63 Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering degrees awarded
  • 73 Master of Science in Electrical Engineering degrees awarded
  • 38 Doctorate in Electrical Engineering degrees awarded


>$30M in Research expenditures annually

Major Research Centers Associated with The University of Maryland

  • Institute for Systems Research
  • Institute for Advanced Computer Studies
  • Institute for Research in Electronics and Applied Physics
  • Institute for Physical Science and Technology
  • Maryland Energy Research Center
  • Maryland Cybersecurity Center
  • Maryland NanoCenter

Instructional Divisions

  • Communications and Networking
  • Signal Processing Control, Robotics and Dynamical Systems
  • Computer Engineering
  • Optics and Photonics
  • Circuits and Systems
  • Electronic Materials and Devices
  • Bioelectronics and Systems
  • Applied Electromagnetics


The Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at the University of Maryland ranks well among its peer institutions.

US NewsIn the 2016 U.S. News and World Report Best Engineering Graduate Schools ranked our graduate programs within the top 20 engineering programs in the nation. Our electrical engineering program is ranked at 16th in the country, and our computer engineering program ranked at 16th in the country as well.

Overall, The A. James Clark School of Engineering ranked 24th among the top engineering graduate schools in the nation.

Please contact us:

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
2410 A.V. Williams Building University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742