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Electrical engineering students create circuit boards in inaugural “Build-a-Board” workshop

First-year electrical engineering students learned the fundamentals of electronic design by fabricating their own …

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Notre Dame to lead Midwest wireless technology consortium planning, partner on life sciences hub

The U.S. Department of Commerce and its Economic Development Administration (EDA) on Monday recognized two University …

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Tackling wireless gridlock: electrical engineer and her students seek to improve spectrum sharing with better data

Every day, more networked devices — tablets, security cameras, smart watches — join an already congested wireless …

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John J. Uhran, Jr., professor emeritus and founding member of Notre Dame’s Department of Computer Science and Engineering

John J. Uhran, Jr., senior associate dean emeritus and professor emeritus of computer science and engineering and …

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Notre Dame’s IrishSat passes high-altitude NASA test in New Mexico desert

IrishSat’s payload guidance and recovery system, Iris, was one of two undergraduate projects selected by NASA for a …

Photos of 5 College of Engineering new hires; Mengxue Hou, Fanxin Kong, Kai Ni, Jeffrey R. Rhoads, and Charles Wampler.

Five new faculty join Notre Dame Engineering in Fall 2023

The Notre Dame College of Engineering this fall welcomed 5 new members of the faculty. Mengxue Hou (above far …

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Make great things at nanoscale

This teaching and research Clean Room in Stinson-Remick Hall of Engineering features powerful, industry-grade tools for design and fabrication of integrated circuits and medical devices with nanometer-sized features.

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Graduate Program

Our Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering will prepare you for a successful career in industry, academia, or government.

Scott Howard, Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering (standing) with a graduate student in his photonics lab in Stinson-Remick.


Faculty and students in Electrical Engineering are engaged in research in two primary areas — Electrical Circuits and Systems (ECS) and Electronics, Photonics, Materials and Devices (EPMD).

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Fighting for the Dignity of Independence

Inspired by his dad’s ALS diagnosis, electrical engineering major John Sexton is working to better equip people confined to a powerchair.

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