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Welcome to the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE)

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Electrical and Computer Engineers have been uniquely responsible for developing many of the innovations that have brought us modern life. Today, they are urgently needed to help solve a variety of global problems, including challenges related to energy, communications, health care, climate change, and national security. The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) is one of the top engineering programs in the country. At the undergraduate level, the department offers undergraduate degree programs in Computer Engineering and Electrical Engineering. Both programs are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET. Faculty, graduate students and undergraduate students are working on some of the most  challenging and exciting research projects of our time. With approximately 85 full time and affiliate faculty members, over 950 undergraduate students, 500 graduate students and over $37 million in research expenditures, the department is one of the most active education and research units at the University of Maryland.

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