University of New Mexico

School of Engineering

Electrical and Computer Engineering


Teacher Education, Hokona 103

1924 Las Lomas NE

Albuquerque, NM 87131

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.S. - Electrical Engineering, Ph.D. - Engineering; ;Ph.D. - Optical Science

Format: Campus

Program Description:

"If engineering is the science and art of solving problems, then these are exciting times for us," says ECE Chair Chaouki Abdallah in his introduction to the department's just published annual report. "Looking for better ways to convert energy, to safeguard and maintain our various infrastructures, and to improve the physical and mental health of our population are challenges that cry out for collaborations and ingenuity across all disciplines. M.S. in Computer Engineering areas of study are: computer design, architecture and VLSI design, computer networks and systems, image processing, computational intelligence, computer graphics and vision, and bioengineering. M.S. in Electrical Engineering areas of study are: systems & controls, signal processing, communications, optoelectronics, applied electromagnetics and mircroelectronics. M.S. in Optical Science and Engineering (jointly administered with Physics and Astronomy) current research areas: advanced materials, atom optics, biomedical optics, fiber optics, laser physics, lithography, nanostructures, nonlinear optics, optical imaging, optical sensors, optoelectronics, photonic integrated circuits, quantum optics, spectrooscopy, and ultra-fast phenomena. Ph.D in Engineering areas of concentration: Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering: Optical Science and Engineering (jointly administered with Physics and Astronomy) and participant in the interdisciplinary M.S., and Ph.D. Nanoscience and Microsystems program


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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