Message from the Chair

UT Tyler Department of Electrical Engineering

I would like to take this opportunity to welcome you to the Department of Electrical Engineering at The University of Texas at Tyler.

The Electrical Engineering program at UT Tyler was established in 1997, and is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD 21202-4012 - telephone: (410)347-7700. We are committed to excellence in undergraduate electrical engineering education and provide our 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.

Our college takes pride in maintaining a small school atmosphere where the students can interact closely with the faculty during their course of study. You will be pleased to know that students joining this year will be able to take advantage of our brand new building with state-of-the-art facilities. They will also be able to choose technical elective courses to complete a concentration in computer engineering. You will also be glad to know that we have had another tremendously successful year placing our graduates with some of the nation's top employers.

We look forward to seeing you in the upcoming semester and hope that it will be a great starting point for a successful career. In the meantime, you can browse our website to familiarize yourself with the department including the student handbook which has a wealth of information to help you settle into college life. Please do not hesitate to contact me for any other information you may need.

Dr. Hassan El-Kishky
Professor and Chair of Electrical Engineering
Ph.D., Arizona State University