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.
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.
Recent ECE News
Remembering Bruce Littlefield, ECE Departmental Alum and longtime Employee
UMaine spinout Neuright receives $225,000 NSF Small Business Technology Transfer award
Cyber Defense Competition at UMaine
Eason quoted in Journal Tribune report of Scarborough students’ high-altitude balloon launch
Wireless Sensors for Coal-based Power Plants
News in STEM Education
Education Week talks with Ferrini-Mundy about STEM teaching during the pandemic
Press Herald reports on UMaine partnership in rethinking remote education initiative
Pen Bay Pilot advances summer research course for high school students
UMaine offers free STEM research course for high school students