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PhD in Electrical Engineering

The PhD in Electrical Engineering is now available. 

Why Choose EE?

Career Expectations

The main duties of an electrical or electronics engineer include working with multimedia, telecommunications, electric power, signal processing, and control systems. All of these skills produce automated cars, robots, aviation electrical systems, new forms of wireless communication, and other not-yet imagined products and software. There's no limit to how electrical engineers can improve and invent ways to help make life easier and safer!

Job Outlook

According to The Bureau of Labor Statistics, the mean annual wage of electrical engineers in May 2015 was $97,340. The lowest 10 percent of electrical engineers earned $59,240, and the highest 10 percent earned more than $146,820. Employment of electrical and electronics engineers is projected to grow 4.5 percent.  Job growth is expected because of electrical and electronics engineers’ versatility in developing and applying emerging technologies (Bureau of Labor Statistics).

Becoming a Leader in the Field

Our department teaches students the latest in robotics, electrical currents, radar, microwave technology, wireless communications, and more. Walk in the footsteps of Nikola Tesla and Charles F. Kettering by developing new solutions to engineering challenges. Look at our Research to learn more about our faculty's work. 

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Drone zone

Wright State students collaborate with Leidos as part of senior capstone project
More than 150 electrical engineering, computer science and computer engineering students practiced innovative design skills on unmanned aerial systems.
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More than 1,800 to graduate at Wright State’s fall commencement ceremony

Wright State University will hold its 2016 fall commencement ceremony on Dec. 17 at 10 a.m. in the Wright State Nutter Center.
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Reaching for the moon

Wright State electrical engineering major Eric Harris uses lunar photography to capture the nightly dance of Earth’s closest neighbor
Eric Harris, a freshman electrical engineering major at Wright State, plans to photograph every full moon for the next 16 years.
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Wright State faculty honored for excellence in classroom, research and community

Each year Wright State recognizes select faculty members for their outstanding work in the classroom and for excellence in research, community engagement, professional service and early career achievement.
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