On the rise with IrishSat

The first high-altitude balloon launched by IrishSat, a student-run satellite development group, rose about 115,000 feet in the air — until the balloon burst and the payload drifted safely to the ground on a parachute.

IrishSat students prepping the high-altitude balloon for launch.
EE graduate student Ola Salahaddin Alfahal Abdalsalam

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Researchers successfully build four-legged swarm robots

As a robotics engineer, Yasemin Ozkan-Aydin, assistant professor of electrical engineering at the University of Notre …

Notre Dame student team wins NASA research award for drone scoop and grab technology

A team of Notre Dame undergraduate students has been selected to participate in the 2021 NASA University Student …

SpectrumX Telescope

Notre Dame to lead $25 million SpectrumX project; first NSF Spectrum Innovation Initiative Center

The explosion of wireless applications enabled by advanced radio technologies has placed access to a key natural …

Collage featuring Cao, Ghosh, and Ozkan-Aydin

Welcome! New faculty in the Department of Electrical Engineering

The Department of Electrical Engineering is very pleased to introduce three new members of the faculty. Ningyuan …

Sourav Dutta

Sourav Dutta appointed assistant research professor

Sourav Dutta was appointed assistant research professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering. His research …

Getting the big picture in incredible detail with frequency comb ptychoscopy

Reconstructing the entire spectrum of light from complex sources is vital for a number of applications — from …

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Engineering student in the Stinson-Remick clean room

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.

Summer REU Student conducting research

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Prof. Suman Datta and graduate student in lab

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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.