Electrical Engineering

Program Summary

Our doctoral program in electrical engineering will develop your abilities to practice in increasingly complex and integrated electrical systems. You'll gain knowledge and skills with diverse applications in computer networking, communication, energy, signal processing, control systems and semiconductors. Our Industry Fellows Program will allow you to do dissertation work on the job with a global company, helping ensure employment when you graduate.

Graduate Catalog Program Information

Program-specific Admission Information and Requirements

Affiliated College: College of Engineering and Engineering Technology

Degree(s) Offered: Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering

Area(s) of Emphasis:

  • Radio Frequency and Antenna Design
  • Semiconductor Fabrication, MEMs and Devices
  • Computer Engineering, Power Electronics and Control
  • Digital Signal Processing and Communication

Program requires GRE: Yes

Letters of Recommendation: 3

University Requirements

Application Deadlines

All application materials must be received by the appropriate deadline below to ensure priority consideration.

Internationals Living Abroad Applicants Residing in the U.S. Assistantship Consideration
Fall May 1 July 15 February 1
Spring October 1 December 10 August 15
Summer N/A June 1 February 1

Contact Us

Electrical Engineering
Engineering Building 330
Program website

Application Contact
Mansoor Alam, Ph.D.
malam1@niu.edu
815-753-9974

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