The University of Massachusetts Amherst

The Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) PhD program provides students with the opportunity to conduct research in the following areas:

  • computer and embedded systems
  • communication and computer networks
  • emerging nanoelectronics
  • sensing systems (antennae and propagation, electromagnetics, microwave engineering, radar networks, remote sensing, weather radar, sub-millimeter circuits and devices)
  • system modeling
  • VLSI/CAD
  • wireless communication

Research is conducted under the mentorship of award-winning faculty. These experts possess both the depth necessary to have an impact on fundamental problems and the breadth and adaptability to work collaboratively across clusters to affect the grand challenges of engineering.