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Electrical and Computer Engineering is central to most all areas defining the modern world; from robotics and biomedicine to advanced energy systems, wireless communications technologies, and next generation sensing methods. ECE at Tufts is dedicated to a collaborative and interdisciplinary approach to education and research for all our students, faculty, and staff. Learn more >

Research Areas

- Integrated Circuits and VLSI
- Electro-optical Materials and
  Renewable Energy

- Microfabrication, Nanotechnology,
  and Sensors

- Microwave and Wireless Engineering
- Control, Energy Systems and Robotics
- Communications, Networks,
  and Information Theory

- Signal and Image Processing

Faculty Highlights

Prof. Tom Vandervelde designated OSA Senior Member

Associate Professor Tom Vandervelde has been elevated to the rank of Senior Member of the Optical Society of America. Founded in 1916, The Optical Society (OSA) is the leading professional association in optics and photonics, home to accomplished science, engineering, and business leaders from all over the world. Through world-renowned publications, meetings, and membership programs, OSA provides quality information and inspiring interactions that power achievements in the science of light.

ECE News and Events

February 22, 2015
Stevens Named NREIP Scholar
Maggie Stevens, a doctoral student in Associate Professor Tom Vandervelde's REAP Lab, received funding to spend the summer working at the Naval Research Labs through the prestigious Naval Research Enterprise Internship Program. She will be working with the Robert Walters group at NRL on epitaxial processes and characterization. Congratulations, Maggie!

January 12, 2015
Miller and Saibaba Featured on Cover of Inverse Problems
The research of Professor and Chair Eric Miller (ECE) and postdoc Arvind Saibaba is featured on the cover of the journal Inverse Problems. The work develops computationally efficient methods for estimating the state of large-scale, noisy, and dynamical systems.

January 8, 2015
Beardsley Named Dean of UVA Darden School of Business

Alumnus Scott Beardsley, E85, has been named the next Dean of University of Virginia's Darden School of Business.

December 18, 2014
Profs. Lasser and Chow Team Up for Mobile Medical Devices and Apps Class
Professor of the Practice Ron Lasser (ECE) and Ming Chow's (CS) unique COMP 50 / EE 93 class was featured in TuftsNow.

September 17, 2014
Alumnus Joel Harley Appointed Assistant Professor at Utah College
Joel B. Harley, E08, was appointed assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Utah College of Engineering.

July 30, 2014
Open Faculty position in ECE
Seeking a tenure-track faculty member at the level of Assistant Professor. Truly exceptional candidates may also be considered at the level of Associate or Full Professor. More information >

July 17, 2014
Prof. Khan and student featured on cover of
IEEE Journal

Assistant Professor Usman Khan and student are featured on the cover of the August edition of the IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing for their publication of "Graphic-theoretic distributed inference in social networks."

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Degree Programs

Undergraduate Degrees
B.S. in Computer Engineering
B.S. in Electrical Engineering
B.S. in Engineering

Graduate Degrees
Ph.D. Program
Master's Degree

Alumni Profiles

Premkumar Natarajan, EG96, former executive vice president of Raytheon BBN Technologies, took the helm at the USC Viterbi School of Engineering's Information Sciences Institute (ISI).

Brian Muse, E09, co-founded a digital agency and product development company called One Mighty Roar. Based in downtown Boston, OMR specializes in the design and development of web applications.

Learn more about our featured Alumni >