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Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Message from the Chair

Welcome to the Department of Electrical Engineering
and Computer Science at Vanderbilt University!

Xenofon KoutsoukosComputer scientists, computer engineers, and electrical engineers develop breakthrough technologies from software for mobile devices to artificial intelligence and machine learning, solid-state circuits, to smart healthcare systems that transform every aspect of our lives. With such opportunities and the impact of technology, there is no better time to consider a career as a computer scientist, computer engineer or electrical engineer.

The EECS department offers accredited undergraduate degrees in electrical engineering, computer engineering, and computer science. At the graduate level, we offer M.S. and Ph.D. degree programs in electrical engineering and computer science. Our undergraduate and graduate curricula are constantly refined to meet real-world demands and rapid changes in technology to provide students with the skills to address 21st century challenges. Central to our mission is an interdisciplinary approach to teaching and research that enhances the exchange of ideas.

Our faculty are renowned leaders in their respective fields, extraordinary teachers, and dedicated mentors. We are committed to our core values of education, research, and inclusive excellence. On behalf of the EECS faculty, I invite you to explore and learn more about the exceptional opportunities available in our educational and research programs. If you have questions or comments, please, do not hesitate to contact us.


Xenofon Koutsoukos, Ph.D.

Professor and Chair
Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Vanderbilt University School of Engineering