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Facts and Figures

General

  • Department established in 1989
  • 9th largest department at UC Riverside
  • $12.3M research grants where ECE faculty served as PIs in 2017/18
  • $9M research expenditures in 2017/18

Faculty

  • 31 department faculty*
  • 12 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Fellows
  • 5 American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Fellows
  • 2 International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE) Fellows
  • 2 International Association of Pattern Recognition (IAPR) Fellows
  • 1 Institute of Physics (IOP) Fellow
  • 1 National Academy of Inventors (NAI) Fellow
  • 12 NSF CAREER and ARO/ONR Young Investigator Awards

* This number does not include cooperating faculty, research faculty, adjunct professors, and lecturers.

Graduate

  • 217 graduate students (as of Fall 2018)

    • Masters in Electrical Engineering: 45
    • Masters in Computer Engineering: 41
    • PhD: 131
  • Degrees conferred in 2017/18
    • Masters in Electrical Engineering: 24
    • Masters in Computer Engineering: 22
    • PhD: 16
  • NRC ranking: 24th among all US universities, averaging S-rank range
  • U.S. News and World Report rankings (2019)
    • Electrical Engineering: 35th among public universities
    • Computer Engineering: 31st among public universities

Undergraduate

  • 522 undergraduate students (as of Fall 2018)

    • Electrical Engineering: 298
    • Computer Engineering: 224
  • Bachelor’s degrees conferred in 2017/18
    • Electrical Engineering: 54
    • Computer Engineering: 41

 

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