Electrical and Computer Engineering

Office: 3100 W. Engineering Building; 313-577-3920
Chairperson: Mohammed Ismail Elnaggar

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.