UT Tyler

UT Tyler Department of Electrical Engineering

About the Department of Electrical Engineering

Electrical Engineering is a branch of engineering that uses science, mathematics and technology to analyze, design, construct and maintain products, solve problems and provide other services related to electrical and electronic devices and systems.

The bachelor's degree in electrical engineering is an important qualification for those seeking employment in industry, and it provides a solid foundation for graduate study.

Whether designing large electric power systems to provide energy to homes and industries or developing tiny electronic devices to save lives, an electrical engineer is afforded many opportunities for a challenging and rewarding career.

The electrical engineering faculty comes from diverse industrial backgrounds. Each faculty member holds an advanced terminal degree, and most have actively practiced engineering before joining the university faculty.

Mission Statement

The Department of Electrical Engineering supports the mission of the College of Engineering through its teaching, research, and community service activities.

The department is committed to excellence in undergraduate electrical engineering education and provides its students with a strong theoretical foundation, practical engineering skills, experience in communication and teamwork, and training in ethics and professional conduct.

Graduates are prepared for successful engagement in industrial enterprises, research and development, graduate study and practice as professional engineers.

The department also provides advanced studies in support of the graduate programs of the College of Engineering.