Department of Electrical Engineering

Offering bachelor's, Master's, and Ph.D. degrees and a minor in electrical engineering.
Electrical Engineering Department Chair Dr. Diana Huffaker

Welcome to the Electrical Engineering Department for Fall 2020!

Electrical engineering is an exciting place to be. It is perhaps the most versatile career path in the entire engineering portfolio, says Department Chair Diana Huffaker.

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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 is 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 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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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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Featured News

A University of Excellence


Doctoral University

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."

Research Areas

  • Electrical Power Systems, Microgrids, Power Conversion and Control, Energy Storage
  • Sensors and Robotics, Teaming Robots
  • Unmanned Vehicle Systems
  • Quantum Optics, Nanophotonics, Optical Amplification
  • Implantable Sensors and Systems, Nano-Biosensors
  • Opportunistic Sensing, Radar and Wireless Sensor Networks
  • Human Performance
  • Signal Processing and Machine Learning
Electrical Engineering Research


Dr. Diana Huffaker
Professor and Chair

Dr. Jonathan Bredow 
Professor & Associate Chair 

Dr. Sungyong Jung
Associate Professor & Associate Chair

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