Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science


Want to apply for Fall 2018? The online application submission opens starting September 1st, 2017.

The deadline to complete and pay for an online application is December 15th, 2017.The deadline for our office to RECEIVE your transcripts, 3 letters of recommendation, and all scores, is January 15th, 2018.

The department offers M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical and computer engineering with a concentration in electrical engineering (EE) or computer engineering (CpE).

Electrical engineering research areas include:

  • optics and electronic devices and circuits
  • communications
  • signal processing
  • machine vision
  • power electronics 
  • systems engineering

Computer engineering thrusts encompass:

  • computer architecture
  • software
  • embedded systems

The department also offers graduate degrees in networked systems, a program administered by an interdisciplinary group of faculty from the Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science and the Donald Bren School of Information & Computer Science.  


Quick Links

Graduate Coordinator

Amy Pham
(949) 824-5489

Graduate Adviser

Professor Filippo Capolino
(949) 824-2164

Graduate Studies Brochure