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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

May 26, 2016
Associate Professor Valencia Koomson received NSF early-concept grant
This grant is for exploratory research (EAGER), to develop a 3D optical imaging device to report data on real-time electrical activity of multi-cellular systems.

May 12, 2016
Lasser Awarded Tufts Innovates Grant
Professor of the Practice Ronald Lasser recieved a 'Tufts Innovates' grant.

April 29, 2016
Dr. Edward Lee to give colloquium on Wireless Power Extraction for Biomedical Implants
Dr. Edward Lee, Alfred Mann Foundation, has been invited by the Electrical and Computer Engineering department to speak on Friday, April 29th at 1:30pm in Halligan Hall, room 102. All are welcome to join us for this informative talk.

April 14, 2016
Undergraduate Research Published in PSST
Stephen Dennison (BSEE '16) and Adam Chapman (BSEE '17) published the article "Plasma Generation by Dielectric Resonator Arrays" in the journal Plasma Sources Science and Technology.

April 5, 2016
Boston.com Profiles Nick Davis, E14
Nick Davis earned his degree in computer engineering and now works for security data and analytics solutions business.

April 4, 2016
Inverse Problems highlight ECE Faculty
Two papers from ECE faculty were among the 15 selected as "Highlights of 2015" by the editors of Inverse Problems.

March 11, 2016
Tracey to Research New Tomography Systems
Professor of the Practice Brian Tracey was recently awarded $200,000 by the Department of Homeland Security in collaboration with American Science and Engineering.

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Degree Programs

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

Entrepreneurship Programs
Minor in Engineering Leadership
Minor in Engineering Management

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 >