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Lehigh University

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Bethlehem, PA

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Overview

Lehigh University / Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is located in Bethlehem, PA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Electrical engineering
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Electrical engineering
Master of Science (MS) Photonics
Master of Engineering (M Eng) Electrical engineering

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 18
Doctoral Degrees 7

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Qualifying or comprehensive exam for all 1st year PhD's; general exam 7 months or more prior to completion/dissertation defense

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

345
Applied
89
Accepted
18
Enrolled
26%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline April 1st April 1st No
Spring deadline November 1st November 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements BS in field or related field
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements BS in field or related field

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

90
Total Graduate Students
82%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.11%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 15%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 1.11%

Gender

Male (87%)
Female (12%)

Faculty

21
Total faculty
Full-time - 21
Part-time - 0
Male (17)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Nanostructures/nanodevices, terahertz generation, analog devices, mixed mode design and signal circuits, optoelectronic sensors, micro-fabrication technology and design, packaging/reliability of micro sensors, coding and networking information theory, radio frequency, wireless and optical wireless communication, wireless networks
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
4,562,951

Location & Contact

Address 19 Packard Laboratory
Bethlehem, PA  18015
United States
Contact Dr. Chengshan Xiao
Chair
Email: chx417@lehigh.edu
Phone: 610-758-4069
Fax: 610-758-6279

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