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Welcome to Graduate Studies in Electrical Engineering

As a graduate student in Electrical Engineering, you’ll join a vibrant academic community that is powering, connecting, digitizing, and automating a better future through research and commercialization.

The program will prepare you, like so many of our graduate alumni, for top-tier careers in industry, academia, and government.

Faculty in Electrical Engineering advise across disciplinary lines and share a commitment to collaborative research and the professional development of students.

Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering

Our primary graduate degree program, the Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, welcomes applications from highly motivated students.

In addition to state-of-the-art facilities and work areas, you’ll find a warm and inclusive environment of supportive professionals. You’ll have opportunities to take your research to the marketplace through Notre Dame’s Idea Center, a collaboration hub that promotes entrepreneurship and incubation of Notre Dame startups. And you’ll enjoy a rich quality of life through a combination of generous stipends, Notre Dame’s emphasis on personal and professional growth, and the many benefits of the region.

Being part of the Notre Dame’s alumni family will provide you with unmatched professional networking and career development opportunities for the rest of your life.


Mike Lemmon
275C Fitzpatrick Hall of Engineering
Professor and Director of Graduate Studies
(574) 631-8309

EE Graduate Studies Handbook
EE Graduate Studies brochure