Ensure that hardware and software work effectively together in medical diagnostic equipment, digital cameras, missile guidance systems, anti-lock braking systems, scanners, copiers, autonomous vehicles, routers, and smartphones.
Students acquire knowledge in two disciplines; designing embedded systems, and creating the software to run them.
Skill areas include digital system design, embedded system design and optimization, machine language programming, high-level language programming, and computer-aided simulation/design/analysis.
Programming languages: C++, C, UNIX, Python
All courses include a hands-on laboratory to facilitate “learn by doing" to master the theory of computer design.
Program facilities equipment
Embedded Systems Design Laboratory: each workstation includes Tektronix TLA714 132 Channel Logic Analyzer, Agilent Infinium Oscilloscope, Tektronix Test Equipment, Desktop Computer with Dual Monitors, lab view and other software, Electronics Laboratory: each workstation includes Textronix TDS 3012 Oscilloscope, HP 3000 Series Equipment, Desktop Computer, Agilent Spectrum Analyzer, HP 8904 Signal Synthesizer, Weller Soldering Station, Labview and other Software, GW Instek Power Supply
Program job titles reported
Applications Engineer; Computer Engineer; Electrical Engineer; Embedded Systems Engineer; Software Engineer; Systems Engineer; USB Product Engineer
Program significant points
- For their capstone experience, students will design, build, and test an autonomous vehicle.
- Past projects have included autonomous Unmanned Aerial vehicles (UAV), self-navigating rovers similar to those used for NASA missions, and toys that respond to hand gestures.
Select program hiring partners
AeroSafe Global, BAE Systems, Boston Beer Company, Brite Computers, C Speed LLC, CONMED, Critical Link, Data Device Corporation, Dell Technologies, L3Harris Technologies, Linear Photonics, Lockheed Martin, Mastodon Design, MITRE, Moog, National Security Agency, Northrop Grumman Corporation, Precision Pipeline LLC, Saab Sensis Corporation, The Boeing Company
|Outcome||% of Students|
|Full-time Graduate Study||18.00%|
The computer engineering technology major is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET.
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