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Electrical & Computer Engineering students in the College of Engineering at Boise State University receive a broad Electrical Engineering education, resulting in a strong foundation that will serve them well throughout their careers.  This foundation includes circuit analysis, design, and testing; signals and transforms; semiconductor devices, microelectronic circuit design, digital system design, digital system design, microprocessors, electromagnetic fields, electromechanical systems, and communications.

Extensive classes offered in the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering provide each student with the opportunity to specialize in a particular field of electrical engineering.

Today’s electrical engineers must be able to find solutions to new, complex technical problems.  They must have strong communication skills, and must be able to integrate technical concepts with practical applications.  The Boise State University Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering arms students with the technical knowledge and real-world application skills to succeed in a multitude of fields within electrical and computer engineering.

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The B.S. program in electrical engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,

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Engineering’s Vishal Saxena Receives NSF CAREER Award

The National Science Foundation has awarded Vishal Saxena, an assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at Boise State University, with a prestigious CAREER award to investigate the next generation of optoelectronic chips to reduce the energy needed to sustain the Internet cloud while also using more sustainable options.

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