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
Vincent Weaver ‘demakes’ video games to teach about computer systems
Abedi wins Presidential Research Award
NSF awards $6 million for UMaine-led effort to establish new lab to study AI in advanced manufacturing
UMaine Cybersecurity Team places 3rd at national competition
Remembering Bruce Littlefield, ECE Departmental Alum and longtime Employee
News in STEM Education
BDN promotes STEAM Team Ocean Xplorers Program
Registration open for new STEAM Team Ocean Xplorers Program
UMaine joins national effort to improve recruitment and retention of STEM faculty from all backgrounds
NSF awards $6M for Maine-led project to develop secure electric grids in communities disproportionately impacted by climate change