Welcome to the UMaine Electrical & Computer Engineering (ECE) Department

It is our mission to educate students in the professional practice of electrical and computer engineering. Our educational programs encourage lifelong learning, foster teamwork and leadership skills, and promote creative discovery. We are committed to the highest quality standards in the areas of teaching, research, advising and service. 

The ECE department offers BS, MS, and PhD degrees.

The department has a history of over 115 years with proud and accomplished alumni, students, and faculty.  Explore our site for more information regarding our faculty and staff, facilities and laboratories, and curricula. If you need further information, please contact us.

 Learn more about our undergraduate and graduate programs.

Undergrad working in ECE Laser Lab

Electrical & Computer Engineering Videos

Watch the replay our our Live Virtual Tour. On this tour, you will meet students and faculty, see exciting student based projects and some of our world-class laboratories. 


Jude Zanoni is a 3rd year Electrical Engineering student. Jude  shares his research projects, which includes the collection of dynamic weather data.


New to the College of Engineering? Watch our brief college overview to see all the exciting things that the University of Maine, College of Engineering has to offer!


Sarah Glatter is a 3rd year Computer Engineering student. Sarah explains how she became interested in Engineering and her plans to become a future educator. 


View a pre-recorded tour of the Electrical and Computer Engineering department. 


Tim Lester is a 2nd year Computer Engineering student. Tim shares how his passion for computers and math made becoming a computer engineer, a clear choice.



Enrollment Data, Goals, & ABET Accreditation

This program will prepare students to be eligible for licensure within the State of Maine. Visit the UMS State Authorization & Licensure page to learn more about the licensure requirements in other states and territories, in addition to the contact information needed to inquire further into the licensure requirements associated with this program.