Why graduate studies at BYU?
- Unique Environment
Located in beautiful Provo, Utah, the Department of Electrical
and Computer Engineering at Brigham Young University
is composed of 24 faculty and approximately 100
graduate students actively engaged in leading-edge research.
Advanced study takes place in the unique university environment
sponsored by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day
Saints. The graduate program is nationally ranked and offers
competitive master’s and doctoral programs in electrical and
- Improve Self and Society
The Electrical and Computer Engineering graduate program
focuses on a student experience designed to:
- Advance science and engineering through scholarly research.
- Create innovative solutions to improve society.
- Develop technical leaders of faith and character.
- World-Class Facilities
In support of its research mission, the department hosts a
number of world-class laboratories, rooftop antenna arrays,
a class 10 cleanroom, electrical shop, collaborative graduate
student workspace, as well as teaching and computational
facilities. Research funding ranges from $3 to $4 million each
year and supports a broad array of research projects.
- Student Support
- Many graduate students receive some funding through teaching
- Fellowships are available for top students.
- Exciting Research
The department’s current research includes analog circuits,
biomedical imaging and devices, communication, computer
architecture, configurable computing, micro air vehicles,
microfabricated devices, optics, radio astronomy, remote
sensing, robotics, signal processing, and telemetry.
- Faculty Interaction
Graduate students come from many countries. The small
student-to-faculty ratio allows students to work directly with
individual faculty members.
This web page is provided for convenience and does not represent the
official policy of the University, College, or Department. For
official information please consult the graduate catalog at http://saas.byu.edu/catalog/.