Research Areas

Research at ECE Florida falls along four major divisions as well as a number of institutes, centers, and labs.

Computer Engineering

Computer Engineering (CpE) is a discipline that embodies the science and technology of design, construction, implementation, and maintenance of software and hardware components of computer systems and computer-controlled equipment.
Area Chair: Tuba Yavuz


This division spans a wide area of research involving electromagnetic fields and their application. Includes optical fiber, photonics devices, and lightning. Research also focuses on the behavior, fabrication, and design of devices.

Area Chair: Scott Thompson


This division covers a broad range of topics from the manufacturing of integrated circuits to their applications in real world systems.
Area Chair: Nima Maghari

Signals & Systems

Studies in this field are related to the transmission, creation, manipulation, and understanding of signals and systems.
Area Chair: Tan Wong


From AI & machine learning to the Internet of Things, from nano devices to hardware and systems security, research by ECE faculty, staff, and students is carried out in these laboratories, centers, and programs.

ECE By the Numbers


Research Expenditures

FY 2021–22



Led or Co-Led by ECE Faculty


Endowed Professors

Out of 54