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Electrical and Computer Engineering: Delivering innovative, cross-disciplinary technologies that address society’s grand challenges

Electrical and computer systems are fundamental to modern life, from smart energy management to mission-critical defense systems, from wireless communications to life-saving healthcare devices. The Charles L. Brown Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is distinguished by its highly collaborative culture as well as its core strengths in areas like terahertz and photonic devices, low-power digital systems, signal and image processing, and advanced controls. Thanks to our extensive partnerships with researchers around the University and the world, we are at the forefront of innovation in such emerging fields as cyber-physical systems and multifunctional materials integration, as well as neuroscience, smart and connected health and medical imaging.

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Phone: 434-924-4101

Farzad Farnoud

Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Assistant Professor, Computer Science

Research Areas
  • Information and Coding Theory
  • Stochastic Modeling
  • Computational Biology
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Phone: 434.924.3960

Malathi Veeraraghavan (In Memoriam)

Professor- Electrical and Computer Engineering, Courtesy Faculty Member- Department of Computer Science, Affiliated Faculty Member- Department of Statistics, Affiliated Faculty Member- Data Science Institute

Research Areas
  • Cyber Security
  • Computer Networks
  • Precision Oncology using Electronic Health Record (EHR) data analysis
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Research Highlights

More about UVA Electrical and Computer Engineering

  • 40


  • 15

    Early Career Awards

  • 12

    IEEE Fellows

  • $ 12 M

    External Research Expenditures