Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

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    UT Engineers Reaching Out to “Little Systers” in Area High Schools

    Systers: Women in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science began at UT in 2013 as a way to encourage women to enter the engineering field.

    Now, the group is turning its attention to high school students in Knox County with its Little Systers event, carried out with the help of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers’ East Tennessee group.

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    EECS Unveils New Joel Seligstein Faculty Office

    On Friday, October 9, the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science department unveiled the new Joel Seligstein Faculty Office in the Min Kao building.

    Joel Seligstein graduated summa cum laude from the University of Tennessee, earning his Bachelor of Science degree in computer science in 2006.

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    Electric Cars, New Lab Helping Bolster UT's Green Commitment

    UT has expanded its role in green technology over the past few years, adding everything from car charging stations to classes designed to tackle issues in the emerging and burgeoning field.

    Now, thanks to support from Eaton Corporation, Nissan USA, and the University of Tennessee System, that growth includes both a new lab for engineers and a pair of Nissan LEAFs—all-electric, zero-emission cars—for university use.

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    EECS Doctoral Student Earns Trio of Recognitions

    Electrical Engineering and Computer Science doctoral candidate Sanjib Das recently got a heavy dose of good news involving some of his research.

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    Professor’s Sociology Expertise to Help Address US Infrastructure Issues

    A UT sociology professor’s expertise in social psychology and human behavior will be critical to addressing the nation’s infrastructure challenges.

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    Google’s Challenge Accepted

    When Google offered its “Little Box Challenge” to the scientific world about a year ago – asking inventors to make the smallest, most efficient two-kilowatt inverter possible – Daniel Costinett was intrigued.

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    VolStarter Project for Systers is Live

    Systers has developed a mentorship program for small groups of women in EECS. The program, titled Circles, provides an opportunity for women in the department to discuss issues and successes in both their personal and professional lives as a female engineer.

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Welcome to EECS

The Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science is the largest department in the College of Engineering. The department has three academic programs: Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, and Computer Science. All offer degrees at the BS, MS, and PhD levels. Explore our undergraduate and graduate programs.

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