The PhD in Electrical Engineering provides students with the education to be researchers and leaders in their fields of specialization. The program provides both breadth and depth through a flexible structure of formal course work, independent study, and research.

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The PhD program is an individualized program of study with a focus on preparing you for PhD dissertation research. The dissertation is an original scholarly contribution to the research literature of the field and is the culmination of your academic career.

The PhD program has two options, depending on the student’s previous educational background:

  • Electrical Engineering
  • Computer Engineering


Liudong Xing

Electrical & Computer Engineering
Science & Engineering 209A


Electrical Engineering Faculty