Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

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    Prospective Students

    Thinking about a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering, computer engineering, or computer science?

    Learn more about the undergraduate programs the department has to offer. Including a five-year combined bachelor's and master's program.

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    History & Heritage

    The Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science was formed in 2007 out of a merger between the Computer Science and Electrical and Computer Engineering departments. 

    Though EECS is a relatively new, the long-established departments from which it was created have given it a rich heritage that can be traced back more than 120 years.

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    Featured Research: CISML

    The Center for Intelligent Systems and Machine Learning (CISML) focuses on designing computer-based systems that exhibit intelligent behavior, operate autonomously, and adapt to environmental changes.

    Learn more about the center
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    The Min H. Kao Building

    The Min H. Kao Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Building was the first new academic building for the College of Engineering in almost 50 years when it opened in 2012.

    With 150,000-square-feet of lab, classroom, and office space, this impressive facility houses EECS and the Center for Ultra-wide-area Resilient Electric Energy Transmission Networks (CURENT).

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    The EECS IEEE Grad Robotics Team placed 1st in the IEEE SouthEastCon 2014 Open Robotics Competition held March 13-16 in Lexington, Ky.!

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    Professor Helps Design Software for the Next Generation of Supercomputer

    Jack Dongarra, distinguished professor of computer science at UT is designing software that will be critical in making the next generation of supercomputers operational. Dongarra recently received a $1 million grant, over three years, from the US Department of Energy.

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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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Location:  Min H. Kao room 217

8:00 AM - 12:30 AM
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