Electrical Engineering students

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Powering Innovation

An education in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering will give you career versatility and the skills and expertise to create the innovations that will transform the 21st century. At Western New England University, we educate practitioners. Our hands-on curriculum allows you to apply the theory you learn in the classroom in our modern labs, starting in your very first year.

The department oversees the following programs:

Students may also pursue:

Cadence® University Program Member

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering gratefully acknowledges the generous support from Cadence, through their university program, for use of their EDA tools in our Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering Curricula.

Current course offerings that utilize the Cadence EDA tools include:

  • EE 430 - VLSI Design - Introductory course to VLSI, exposing students to Analog/Digital circuit design using CMOS
  • EE 490 - Nanophotonics Design - Introductory photonics integrated circuit design course exposing students optical circuits combined with CMOS integration
  • CPE 420 - Computer Architecture - Introductory course to microprocessor design
  • CPE 462 - VHDL: Simulation & Synthesis - VHDL design course

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Mayor Sarno’s Visit to Western New England University's Baja Club Showcases Student Innovation and Excellence

President Robert E. Johnson welcomed Springfield Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, for an exciting visit to the campus to witness the innovative work of the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Baja Club operated through the College of Engineering.

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The Laboratory for Education and Application Prototypes facility at Western New England University

University Joins Northeast Microelectronics Coalition Hub

Western New England University partners with the Northeast Microelectronics Coalition Hub (NEMC) to advance microelectronics manufacturing. Massachusetts' $19.7 million funding positions the state as a hub for innovation, and the university's workforce expertise will contribute to NEMC's mission, fostering growth and training high-tech specialists.

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Western New England University Excels in U.S. News & World Report 2024 Best Colleges Rankings

Western New England University (WNE) reaffirms its national prominence in the 2024 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings reflecting the institution's commitment to delivering high-quality education.

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