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Electrical and Computer Engineering

ECE Department Profile 

Top ten, best overall undergraduate engineering program of private universities, U.S. News & World Report, 2004

Current Statistis

Enrollments and degrees awarded for degree programs in the Engineering School are available at: http://engineering.rice.edu/Enrollments_GraduationData/ 

  • 22 Tenured/Tenure-Track ECE faculty 
  • 10 IEEE Fellows
  • 2 Faculty Fellows / Research Faculty
  • 3 Professors In Practice
  • 20 Joint Faculty Appointments

Research Focus 
  • Computer Engineering 
  • Photonics and Nanoengineering 
  • Systems: Control, Communications, Control and Signal Processing 

Major Research Centers and Groups 
  • More than $12M in major research grants in 2008 
  • Texas Instruments Leadership University Program 

  • Duncan Hall - Dedicated Texas Instruments Wing 
  • Two state of the art clean rooms 
  • Undergraduate lab 
  • Digital Signal Processing "Elite" lab 
  • Rice Engineering Design Kitchen