About Our Department

Stephanie Schuckers working with a student on research
Stephanie Schuckers working with a student on research.

We encourage the development of technology to serve humanity, and if this philosophy inspires you, then our department might be your new home.

Our departmental community consists of hundreds of undergraduate and graduate students, full-time faculty members and more than 5,800 alumni and is part of the Wallace H. Coulter School of Engineering.

Clarkson, as a whole, takes a team-based and interdisciplinary approach to learning, and our department is no different. By creatively applying knowledge and skills to solve practical, real-world problems, you gain a skill set and experience that provide invaluable knowledge to expand your future.

Department Spotlight

Daqing Hou and Yu Liu

Clarkson University has recently been awarded a three-year National Science Foundation grant for hosting a Research Experience for Undergraduate (REU) Site entitled “High Performance Computing with Engineering Applications.” Read More.

tuyen vu

Tuyen Vu has been appointed assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at Clarkson.

facebook grant

Three professors at Clarkson have been granted $75,000 through Facebook’s Secure the Internet Grants program to continue research on post password authentication. Read More.

5 year average total
Undergraduate Placement
Grad School
$63K Starting Salary
Five year average for those studying
Electrical or Computer Engineering
Top Employers
Air Force Research Labs
Alion Science & Technology
Anaren Microwave Inc.
BAE Systems
Exelon Generation
General Dynamics Mission Systems
General Electric
Lockheed Martin
National Grid
NY Power Authority
NYS Electric & Gas
TRC Engineers Inc.
6 Reasons Behind the ROI
Personal Advising to Evaluate Options
Refine career goals based on experiences & interests
Team-Based Interdisciplinary Approaches
Replicate corporate experiences by collaborating across disciplines on projects
World Ready
Know how to design & conduct experiments and analyze & interpret data
Technology Serving Humanity
Pursue innovation to impact your goals & help society
Inspired Explorers
Close industry & government connections bring exciting & critical research into classrooms
One-on-One Relationships
Low student to faculty ratio means we get to know students & alum
ABET Engineering Accreditation Commission logo

Clarkson University's undergraduate engineering programs are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, the recognized accreditor for college and university programs in applied science, computing, engineering and engineering technology and one of the most respected accreditation organizations in the United States. Learn More


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