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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

August 6, 2015
DeMeo Wins IC Postdoc Fellowship
Dante DeMeo, E08, EG13, received an Intelligence Community postdoctoral research fellowship from Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE).

July 9, 2015
Aeron Named IEEE Senior Member
Assistant Professor Shuchin Aeron has been elevated to the rank of Senior Member of the IEEE.

June 16, 2015
Vandervelde Wins $2M in Green Energy Grants
Associate Professor Tom Vandervelde received $2M from DURIP, ONR, and AFOSR for producing photonic materials in the MBE facility.

May 22, 2015
Sonkusale and Vandervelde Win Tufts Collaborates Grants
Associate Professors Sameer Sonkusale and Tom Vandervelde received grants from the Tufts Collaborates program.

May 21, 2015
Sonkusale to Attend NAE Frontiers of Engineering
Associate Professor Sameer Sonkusale has been invited to attend National Academy of Engineering's 2015 U.S. Frontiers of Engineering (FOE) symposium.

May 8, 2015
Rabinkin Wins Senior Design Mentoring Award
MIT Lincoln Lab's Daniel Rabinkin received the 2015 Senior Design Mentoring Award for his guidance on a project to develop a UAV-mounted system to collect synthetic aperture radar data.

May 6, 2015
Licht named STEM Chateaubriand Fellow
Doctoral candidate Abigail Licht was named a STEM Chateaubriand Fellow to conduct research in France.

April 10, 2015
Koomson and Sthalekar Take Third in $100K New Ventures Competition
Associate Professor Valencia Koomson and doctoral student Chirag Sthalekar took third place in Tufts Gordon Institute's $100K New Ventures Competition - Life Sciences Track for their proposal "MicroLife."

April 9, 2015
Stevens Named NASA Space Technology Research Fellow
Maggie Stevens, a doctoral student in Associate Professor Tom Vandervelde's REAP Lab, received funding from NASA for her proposal "Solid State Energy Conversion for Deep Space Power."

March 25, 2015
Pfiester-Latham and Providence Recipients of Graduate Awards
Graduate student Nicole Pfiester-Latham and graduate alumnus Brendon Providence were selected to receive 2015 School of Engineering Graduate Awards.

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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

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 >

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 >