Electrical Engineering at Columbia University
Undergraduate Program in Electrical Engineering
Master of Science in Electrical Engineering
Master of Science in Electrical Engineering
Learn about the specialized courses, interdisciplinary relationships, and industry opportunities available to students working toward their Master of Science in Electrical Engineering.
Cathy Chen - Ph.D. Candidate
Cathy is currently a Graduate Research Assistant in the Lightwave Research Laboratory under the direction of Dr. Keren Bergman, with a research interest in optical interconnects for High Performance Computing and Datacenter networks.
Hillary Schneidmiller - 3-2 Combined Plan
Hilary Schneidmiller, a recent graduate of the Electrical Engineering Department, came to SEAS as a 3/2 Combined Plan student from Pepperdine University in Malibu, Calif., where she studied Liberal Arts. She has begun a career in microprocessor design.
Prish Dunstan - BS/MS Student
Prish discusses how his minor in Entrepreneurship has broadened his skills and understanding of engineering and its universal applications. He also shares his experiences beginning the Integrated BS/MS Program in Electrical Engineering.
Ken Shepard, Professor
Electrical Engineering Professor Ken Shepard, who has a joint appointment in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, leads a tour of his Bioelectronic Systems Lab, located in the new Northwest Corner Building at Broadway and 120th.
Electrical Engineering Demonstrations
Experimental Demonstration of Energy Savings in a Sub-Wavelength Switched CIAN Box Network
Experimental Demonstration of Energy Savings in a Sub-Wavelength Switched CIAN Box Network.
Demonstration of WiMax Optical Networking Testbed
Demonstration of WiMax Optical Networking Testbed.
Energy-Harvesting Active Networked Tags (EnHANTs) Prototypes
Energy-Harvesting Active Networked Tags (EnHANTs) Prototypes.
Senior Project Expo (May 4, 2010)
Projects include: Ultrasonic Positioning System, Ultra Wideband Radio for Wireless Sensor Networks, Self-Tuning Guitar, Infared Music Transmission, Guitar Hero Perfection, Wireless Power, Wi Fi Mobil, Umbrella Reminder, and Mario Kart.
Senior Project Expo (May 3, 2011)
Projects include: Rocket Telemetry, Magneti Levitation, Keyboard Hero Game, Infrared Hunting RC Car, DIY Vacuum Tube, Catbot Versus Mousebot, Weather Aware Alarm Clock, Ultrasonic Distance Measurement, Telepresence, and iPhone-Controlled Four Wheeler.
Senior Project Expo (May 1, 2012)
Projects include: Virtual Whiteboard; Emergency Lantern, Columbia Navigator, Automated Pill Dispenser, Big Brother is Watching: Get Out of Bed!, Columbia SWARM, and BUSI - Beamforming UltraSonic Imager.
Electrical Engineering Department
Introduction to Electrical Engineering
Professors say many of the major paradigm-shifting technologies have originated in the field of electrical engineering. Watch our professors identify the next generation of technology and describe how Columbia is leading the way.
What is Electrical Engineering?
The confluence of physics, mathematics and information is just one definition of electrical engineering. Hear professors explain more definitions.
Careers in Electrical Engineering
Electrical Engineering offers a wide range of career possibilities, as it is about managing the microelectronic revolution that is still going on, professors say.
Research Opportunities in Electrical Engineering
Undergraduates have the opportunity to do a great deal of research in electrical engineering, even co-authoring research publications.
Tour of the Labs in Electrical Engineering
Professor Keren Bergman and students explain what projects undergraduates are working on in the department's labs.
Introductory Lab in Electrical Engineering
Professsor Yannis Tsividis discusses the course that introduces second-semester freshmen to the principles of electrical engineering.
Emerging Fields in Electrical Engineering
Microelectronics and nanotechnology are just two of the emerging areas receiving intense scrutiny by faculty and students at Columbia. Watch to find out more emerging areas.
Department Overview for Electrical Engineering
Professors say that what makes the department distinct is its small size, diversity of experience and living in New York.
Curriculum and Advising for Electrical Engineering
Professors explain how the curriculum have evolved in recent years, allowing students to specialize and to better adapt to new technology.