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A degree in electrical engineering opens new opportunities in the field of cutting edge electrical and electronics solutions. Contact us for more information!

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Electrical Engineering student Jeremy Hong honored by the University of Pennsylvania for his electronics projects. Congratulations, Jeremy!

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The sensors research program in electrical engineering includes $3 million per year in external funding from diverse sources, including AFRL, DARPA, NSF, and industry partners.

 

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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 help produce remote control cars, robots, electrical systems for planes and automobiles, 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 overall median annual wage of electrical engineers in May 2014 was $95,780. The lowest 10 percent of electrical engineers earned $59,140, and the highest 10 percent earned more than $143,200. 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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Wright State junior Jeremy Hong turns his interest in electrical engineering into his own electronics company.
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Wright State engineering students help make ceremonial switch for Dayton’s holiday tree

Three Wright State University electrical engineering students worked with DP&L to create a light switch for the Grande Illumination Ceremony on Courthouse Square in Dayton.
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Wright State international students talk about cultural differences

Wright State students from Bangladesh, Nigeria and India compare their homelands to the United States.
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Number of high school valedictorians and salutatorians attending Wright State exploding

Number of high school valedictorians and salutatorians attending Wright State has skyrocketed, with twice as many enrolling this fall as did just two years ago.
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