Welcome

Welcome to the home page of electrical and computer engineering in the college of engineering architecture and computer science at Howard University. The department offers accredited undergraduate electrical engineering program, accredited undergraduate computer engineering program and a graduate program leading to the Master of Engineering degree and Ph.D. degree. Our undergraduate programs in electrical and computer engineering are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.

By choosing to enroll in electrical or computer engineering at Howard you are embarking on an exciting and productive road to a career that will shape a better future for the local and the global communities. Welcome to Howard.

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Howard University is a dynamic unit within the College of Engineering, Architecture and Computer Sciences. Over the years the Department has established a reputation for excellence in teaching, research and service to Howard University, as well as to the local, national, and international communities. For many years, the department and the college have been one of the top producers of African American and minority engineers at the bachelor, master's and Ph.D. levels. The department has highly regarded centers and laboratories where exciting research in innovative technology continues to attract students from all over the world. Our graduates are sought after by private industry, government agencies and graduate school all over the nation. Many of our graduates continue to be accepted into top graduate programs in the nation. A large number of our Alumni occupy leadership positions all over the world.

The department enjoys the membership of outstanding faculty who teaches and conducts cutting edge research in the critically important fields of computer engineering, communications and signal processing, control, energy and power, electromagnetics; and materials and nanotechnology. We place special emphasis on our undergraduate programs where we are continually improving our labs, curriculum; and advising and mentoring programs. We are putting more emphasis on research programs with international experience for our undergraduates. We continue to develop more academic-corporate partnerships with local and national companies. As you browse this web site, you should be able to find all the information that you need. However, we encourage you to visit the main departmental office located in Room 1022, L.K. Downing Building. We also encourage you to visit the Office of Student Services located in Room 1114, L.K. Downing Building and acquaint yourself with other academic and non-academic resources that are available in the College and the University. The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering's faculty and staff want you to succeed and we are committed to continuous improvement of our programs. We encourage your comments on all aspects of our programs. We are particularly interested in comments regarding program educational objectives, learning outcomes and the curriculum. Again, we welcome you to our web site and to our Department and wish you much success.

Mohamed F. Chouikha, Ph.D.

Professor & Chair

 

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