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Electrical Engineering

Welcome to the UNL Department of Electrical Engineering.

The EE Department has more than 25 faculty involved in research related to electronic materials, nano-technology, optical systems, communications, biomedical applications, signal processing, microelectronics design, energy systems, and electromagnetics.

Undergraduate students are encouraged to participate in research activities, and have opportunities to travel and present their research results. Graduate students are also strongly supported by the department concerning travel and participation in technical conferences and workshops.

The B.S. Degree in Electrical Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, For enrollment/graduation data, Click Here.



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Nebraska Engineering wordmarkEE celebrates award winners

The Department Electrical Engineering celebrated its 2014 awards with a banquet at Lincoln’s Wilderness Lodge in April. The department’s winners for best posters (featured in UNL Spring 2014 Research Fair) were Qi “Miranda” Zhang—3rd place, Derek Sekora—2nd place and Lisha Fan—1st place; their faculty advisers are Ming Han, Mathias Schubert and Yongfeng Lu. EE’s Tongqing Liu (advised by Ming Han) was another graduate student recognized in the UNL Research Fair poster competition. David McCreight received the department’s “Teacher of the Year” honor, as voted by EE students. Philipp Kuehne (adviser: Mathias Schubert) earned the year’s Outstanding Dissertation and Jedrzej "Andrew" Kowalczuk (adviser: Lance Perez) received the Outstanding Research Assistant honor— both are College of Engineering awards. Yue Zhao was recognized for his Outstanding Graduate Assistant honor—a UNL award. Congratulations to all!

EE alumnus Luke Smith shares entrepreneurial expertise at Masters' Week

EE alumnus shares entrepreneurial approach at UNL Master's Week

Masters' Week, sponsored by the University of Nebraska Alumni Association, gathers exemplary graduates from each college to share expertise. In November, Nebraska Engineering hosted Luke Smith (EE '70, M.S. '71) who gave valuable information from his experiences in startups and turnarounds with the tech industry.