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Electrical and Computer
Engineering, EN 5068
Dept. 3295
1000 E. University Ave.
Laramie, WY 82071
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Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

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Along with the low cost of attending UW, the department of Electrical and Computer Engineering provides a rigorous program that allows our students to compete with students at top-level institutions. Students from our program have gone on as graduate students to attend Stanford, Purdue, and Berkeley. Our students have careers that cross many boundaries.  Not only do they have opportunities with excellent learning facilities in electrical and computer engineering, such as computer design, gaming, internet, space vehicles, robotics, and biomedicine, but many have become doctors, lawyers, and business executives. With a degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering at UW you will receive the training needed to succeed in your chosen area.

New Ph.D. Graduate Assistantship in Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Wyoming is seeking applications for a graduate student position in the field of rehabilitation engineering (start date: September 2016). [More]



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Electrical Engineering Student Places In Innovation Challenge

July 29, 2016 — James Kretzschmar wants to use something as simple as color to help companies save thousands in costs and help the environment.

An ECE student studies a robotic component.

Learn More About the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

July 21, 2016 — Our department studies and builds advanced technologies for the future.

Wyoming school teachers prepare curriculum for the upcoming school year at the ESP4T program.

State Teachers Receive Engineering Education at Unique UW Program

July 21, 2016 — Craig Heald remembers days as a youngster when he could disassemble a television and know exactly which parts made the thing work. But with technology advances coming nearly every day, the Cheyenne school teacher realizes that same task wouldn’t be as easy in 2016.

Robotics will be the focus of two educator workshops next week at UW.

Wyoming Educators to Attend Engineering Workshops

July 8, 2016 — A newly developed program will introduce Wyoming educators to engineering concepts next week at the University of Wyoming.

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Engineering Projects Highlight Entrepreneurship Challenge

June 20, 2016 — Nine projects associated with students and faculty from the College of Engineering and Applied Science made the final list in a recent entrepreneurship competition.

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Engineering Students Take Part In Silicon Valley Event

May 25, 2016 — Some of the University of Wyoming’s most successful engineers and business minds shared their experiences with eight students in the College of Engineering and Applied Science (CEAS) on a recent trip.

Ph.D. student Maja Gorsic (left) works with study volunteer Deborah Kretzschmar using assistive tech

Electrical Engineering Group Develops Rehabilitation Technology

May 6, 2016 — Domen Novak is counting on the help of some robot friends to encourage rehabilitation for stroke survivors.

Gillette Student Wins $30K Entrepreneurship Competition at UW

April 27, 2016 — A Gillette student’s business proposal that specializes in designing and providing tools to sanitary companies to help maintain the cleanliness of portable toilets (porta-potties) won the recent John P. Ellbogen $30K Entrepreneurship Competition sponsored by the University of Wyoming College of Business.

Samira Masoudi poses for a portrait.

Ph.D. Candidate Earns Accolades from Bioengineering Symposium

April 27, 2016 — Second-year University of Wyoming Ph.D. student Samira Masoudi was honored at a bioengineering symposium in April for her writing and research skills.

Graduate student Vinay Ramakrishnaiah presents his poster.

UW Engineering Group Receives Programming Honors

March 15, 2016 — Four people associated with the College of Engineering and Applied Science were recognized for their work at a recent programming workshop, including two students and two faculty members.

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The Volpi/Cupal Electrical Engineering Design Fund

Video about the Mike Volpi & Toni Cupal Electrical Engineering Senior Design Fund.
See how the Senior Design program gained stability thanks to the Volpi/Cupal Electrical Engineering Design Fund.

Welcome to ECE

Explore the UW Electrical and Computer Engineering department through this video!

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University of Wyoming Cowboy Robotics
A UW team prepares for the 2016 RASC-AL Exploration Robo-Ops Competition.

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