Electrical and Computer Engineering

Office: 3100 W. Engineering Building; 313-577-3920
Chairperson: Mohammed Ismail Elnaggar
http://engineering.wayne.edu/ece/

In the field of electrical and computer engineering, basic physical and mathematical principles are utilized to develop new devices, technologies, and techniques of constantly broadening and rapidly changing applications. Examples include:

  • Microcomputers, parallel processing systems, and embedded systems, and their utilization in a growing range of system applications
  • Signal processing techniques in telemetry and communication networks
  • Image processing techniques in industrial material diagnostics and medical imaging
  • Information processing techniques for data analytics and machine learning
  • Photonics and fiber optic devices for applications in optical data processing, sensing, and communication
  • Sophisticated control techniques, transducers, and robotics for advanced automation and electric systems
  • Energy conversion devices and power systems, including smart grid, electric vehicles, and alternative energy systems
  • Micro and nano-fabricated smart sensors for biomedical and environmental applications
  • Systems on chip for the internet of things, cyber physical systems, wearable and implantable medical devices
  • Microelectronics and integrated smart systems for a wide variety of applications, including self-driving vehicles, wireless communications, consumer electronics, instrumentation, multimedia, future smart homes and smart cities

Part-time study in courses offered in the evening allows professionals working in local industry to pursue graduate degrees concurrently with their employment.