Penn State College of Engineering
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Academic Areas

Electrical Engineering

Penn State’s graduate program in electrical engineering emphasizes the practical application of electrical sciences and technology to the needs of society. Whether you are interested in computer vision and image processing, electro-optics and non-linear optics, VSLI, or another area of focus, the program is designed to help prepare you for a career in industry, teaching, or research. Our faculty members often have technical interests that overlap, so many research projects have a multidisciplinary flavor.

Major research areas include:

  • Communications and networking
  • Control systems
  • Electromagnetics
  • Electronic materials and devices
  • Optical materials and devices
  • Power systems
  • Remote sensing and space systems
  • Signal and image processing
Application Information

Contact Information:

Penn State Electrical Engineering

Ms. Sherry Dawn Jackson

Graduate Program Assistant

121 Electrical Engineering East

University Park, PA 16802


Degrees offered:

Master of Science in Electrical Engineering (M.S.)

Also available as a one-year, non-thesis resident path

Doctor of Philosophy in Electrical Engineering (Ph.D.)

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