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Electrical & Computer Engineering

Never before in the history of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Utah have so many exciting things been happening:

  • In 2011, the Department surpassed $10 Million in research dollars (compared with $2.5 Million spent in 2005).
  • The number of ECE faculty at the University of Utah has more than doubled in the past 15 years while other departments struggle with budget cuts.
  • We have tripled the number of Ph.D. students enrolled in our program in the last six years.
  • Nearly 100% of our Ph.D. candidates get research funding and financial assistance. We also fund many Masters students.
  • USTAR funded a $150 Million research center on campus as well as seven new outstanding junior and senior faculty members in the ECE Department. USTAR collaborates with the University of Utah to create world-class research teams in strategic areas in engineering.
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Salt Lake City

Utah is widely praised for its scenic beauty. Recreational activities like mountain biking, fishing, snowboarding, and skiing at eight world-class resorts are just a short drive from the University of Utah campus in Salt Lake City. Utah also boasts five national parks and more than 40 state parks that provide opportunities like hiking, rock climbing, whitewater rafting and camping. Meanwhile, Salt Lake City is home to professional sports teams such as Real Salt Lake and the Utah Jazz as well as the University of Utah’s nationally-ranked football, basketball and gymnastic teams. There also are cultural gems to experience such as the celebrated Sundance Film Festival, Ballet West, the Utah Symphony, and one of the nation’s largest and most successful Comic Con gatherings. And our reputation is only growing.

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