Electrical and Computer Engineering

Carnegie Mellon’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) is at the forefront of today's ever-evolving technology landscape, preparing its students to become leaders in the field by developing their engineering skills, creativity, and the practical understanding needed to innovate impactful solutions. The department is engaged in pursuing and disseminating knowledge across a wide range of areas, including energy, healthcare, mobile systems, smart infrastructure, nanotechnology, storage systems, cyber-physical systems, data and network science, and more.


Welcome to ECE

ECE graduates go on to...

Work at companies like:
  • Adobe
  • Alibaba Group
  • Amazon
  • Apple
  • Boeing
  • Capital One
  • Cisco
  • Facebook
  • General Motors
  • Google
  • Intel
  • Microsoft
  • Qualcomm
  • Tesla
Pursue graduate degrees or careers in academia at universities like:
  • Carnegie Mellon University
  • Columbia University
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Rice University
  • Stanford University
  • University of California Berkeley
  • University of Michigan
  • University of Wisconsin

Research areas


Healthcare and quality of life

Mobile systems

Smart Infrastructure


Storage systems

Intelligent physical systems

Data and network science

Secure systems