Welcome

Welcome to the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) in the School of Engineering and Computer Science at Howard University. The department offers an accredited undergraduate electrical engineering program and a graduate program leading to the Master of Engineering and Ph.D. degrees. In fall 2002, the department started a new program in computer engineering.

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 has 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 both private industry and government agencies. Many of our graduates continue to be accepted into top graduate programs in the nation. A large number of our graduates occupy leadership positions all over the world.

The department continues to attract outstanding faculty members in critically important fields such as computer engineering, signal processing and communications, and nanotechnology. We place special emphasis on our undergraduate programs. We are continually improving our labs, curriculum, and advising programs. Emphasis is placed on mentoring and research programs for undergraduates. We strive to develop academic-corporate partnerships with local and national companies.

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering's faculty and staff 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 the Department and wish you much success.

Mohamed F. Chouikha, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair

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