Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Engineers are responsible for the design, development and manufacturing of virtually every product found in the home and in industry today. An engineer uses his scientific knowledge to solve practical problems affecting society. Electrical Engineers design solutions for a host of systems that control, monitor or energize industrial equipment, household products and the transportation systems. Computer Engineers work to develop computer hardware and software, computer networks, added digital signal processors, micro-controllers and application specific integrated circuits that are necessary for machines to function.
Our nationally ranked, fully accredited programs in Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering train students to become professional engineers in such fields as Microelectronics, Electrical Energy Production, Computer Design, Military Equipment and Software Design, Wireless Communication, and Biomedical Instrument Development.
What Makes Purdue Calumet’s Engineering Program Attractive
10 reasons that attract students to Purdue Calumet’s engineering programs
- Ranked among the top 50 of the Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs at Non-Doctoral Schools by US News & World Report for the fourth consecutive year
- Opportunity to earn an internationally respected Purdue Engineering degree
- Personal attention, small class sizes and easy access to professors
- Active engineering student organizations and national competitions
- Distinguished engineering faculty
- Rich experiential learning, research, internships, and job opportunities
- Easy access to state-of-the-art laboratories
- Excellent value and superior location: 25 miles from Chicago and surrounded by industrial companies
- Opportunity to earn baccalaureate and master’s engineering degrees within five years
- Excellent job placement with high starting salary for graduates