Department of Electrical Engineering

Offering bachelor's, Master's, and Ph.D. degrees.
Electrical Engineering Students in lab

What do Electrical Engineers do?

Electrical Engineering is perhaps the most versatile engineering career path. As an electrical engineer, you will solve pressing, socially relevant problems through software development, theory, nanofabrication and systems design. We will help you prepare for career opportunities ranging from 5G and beyond communication links, internet of things, machine learning to support autonomous vehicles, cyber-physical systems for energy security, power distribution and energy storage or medical delivery and new diagnostic tools.

Your Story Could Be Next

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Meet Amanda

Endless opportunities for learning, and endless opportunities to apply what I've learned. That's what makes engineering so much fun for me.

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Meet Binoy

I saw UTA as the place where I could grow both as a student and as an electrical engineer.

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Meet Beatriz

I am grateful to have the opportunity to interact with the encouraging UTA faculty and staff who have opened a new world for me.

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Meet Jordan

UTA and the College of Engineering have opened so many opportunities to grow and learn concepts that I would never encounter on my own.

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Meet Nazeeha

When I come to a tough task that I must accomplish at UTA, I look to good examples, break the task into steps, work hard to achieve it, consult others...

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Meet Tabita

I am proud to say that after coming here, I received everything I wanted from my degree program and more.

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Meet Ren

I chose to study engineering because I love to try and find new ways to help others and bring my ideas to life.

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Meet Zach

Pursuing my passion of public outreach and education in engineering and science has been one of my most memorable experiences.

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Very High Research Activity designation by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education 


Fastest-Growing doctoral public institution

(The Chronicle of Higher Education Almanac, 2019)



UTA is No. 9 on Great Value Colleges' 2017-18 ranking of the "50 Best Colleges for Adult Education."

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Research Areas

  • Power and Energy
  • Cyberphysical and Control Learning Systems
  • Photonics
  • Sensors and Internet of Things
  • Signal Processing and Machine Learning
Electrical Engineering Research

Faculty Hiring

Learn more about open faculty positions in the Electrical Engineering Department

Open Faculty Positions in Electrical Engineering


Dr. Wei-Jen Lee
Professor and Interim Chair

Dr. Jonathan Bredow 
Professor & Associate Chair 

Dr. Sungyong Jung
Professor & Associate Chair

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