Why Choose Illinois ECE?

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Illinois ECE doctoral researchers Mei-Yun Lin, Srilakshmi Pattabiraman, and Yamuna Phal were among the 89 invited young women engineers and computer scientists worldwide who participated in the MIT EECS Rising Stars 2021 academic workshop held virtually October 14-15.

Illinois ECE Sending Lab Kits Worldwide to Support Remote Learning

Illinois ECE has sent more than 3,800 electrical and computer engineering lab kits around the world. The kits are aimed at helping all Illinois ECE students receive the tools they need to thrive in a remote learning environment.

Illinois ECE Graduate Program Ignites New Features for Advanced Learning

An evolving curriculum and five-year funding guarantee are changing the landscape for graduate students.

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Why ECE at Illinois?

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Illinois offers a world-class education that allows students to master the fundamentals that will make them outstanding engineers. Learn more about what sets us apart, and how you might fit in our program.

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Stats & Rankings

Illinois ECE is consistently ranked among the top engineering programs in the world, with a reputation for excellence in education and research.

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In small moments and in vast labs, genius happens here every day at Illinois ECE — thanks in no small part to all those who give generously to support our students and faculty. From big discoveries in nanotechnology to major advances in the expansive global networks that connect us, our innovations are more than the result of their vision. They’re the return on your investment. And a gift we share with the world.

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Research Centers & Groups

These incubators provide superior research capabilities in the fundamental engineering sciences and in collaboration with industrial and governmental laboratories.

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