Electrical Engineering Graduate Program Nationally Ranked by U.S. News and World Report
The electrical engineering graduate program is ranked nationally by U.S. News and World Report for 2014. The program is ranked at #122 and is tied with the electrical engineering program at our sister school - UMass Lowell. This is the first time an engineering graduate program at UMass Dartmouth has been ranked nationally by U.S. News and World Report.
The department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) runs three graduate programs - MS in electrical engineering, MS in computer engineering and a PhD in electrical engineering with an option in computer engineering. The PhD program which has produced over 80% of the PhD degrees from UMass Dartmouth, graduated 7 PhD degree recipients in the 2012 calendar year.
The ECE department has 15 full-time faculty and over 300 students in its 5 programs. In 2011/2012 the department had over $1.2M in grant expenditures mostly from federal funding agencies such as ONR, NSF, DARPA and AFOSR. The department has two NSF CAREER award winners, one ONR Young Investigator award winner and one DARPA Young Faculty award winner. Some of the research specialization areas of the department are in acoustics, statistical signal processing, speech processing, RF/photonics, reliability engineering, remote sensing and multimedia communications. The department continued to grow by hiring two new faculty members in 2013.
Author: "Dayalan Kasilingam [Contact]"