Electrical and electronic engineering is a mainstay in hi-tech technology and the basis of all advanced industries. As technology progresses at a dizzying speed, an engineer must be a quick study in order to keep pace with the changes. The demand for electrical and electronic engineers is enormous, and the shortage of quality engineers is acutely felt.
SCE's electrical and electronic program provides students with the tools and know-how to develop electronic circuits, electronic instrumentation, communications circuitry and computers, and work in a wide range of areas.
The Electrical and Electronic Engineering Department offers two tracks:
· The electrical and electronics track – with two areas of specialization: supply systems, and electronic circuitry and control.
· The communications track – where the student can choose one of two areas of specialization: radio frequency, or communications systems and signals processing.
Both tracks are identical in the first two years: introductory courses in electricity, electronics, and communications. At the end of the second year students choose their field of specialization.
The electrical engineering program requires the student to prepare a project (8 academic credits). In the fourth year, after the project has been submitted, the student presents it to an examining committee made up of faculty members and experts from both academia and industry.
The department has modern instruction labs in all the fields of study: electricity, electronics, energy conversion, communications, signals processing, microwaves and antennas, reception and transmission, electro-optics, etc.
Graduates of the electricity and electronics tracks receive an electrician's license and are eligible for admission into the Engineers and Architects Registry.
Senior faculty members carry out research in a wide range of fields: control, magnetic sensors, electronic circuits, supply systems, voice recognition, antennas, electro-optics, and so forth.
In recent years the number of students and faculty members in the department has consistently increased.
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