Lead the Tech Revolution

It’s an exciting time to study electrical engineering. Battery-powered vehicles are revolutionizing transportation; renewable energy offers promising solutions to climate change; and electronic devices are an essential part of everyday life. USU offers a world-class, research-driven grad school experience led by award-winning faculty. We offer students a competitive advantage because we are home to world-class facilities including the NSF-funded ASPIRE Engineering Research Center for electrified transportation and the world-renowned Space Dynamics Lab.

Choose the degree path that is right for you. All programs are offered face-to-face at the USU Logan campus.

Student working in one of our Electrical research labs

Degrees Offered

Concurrent BS/MS

For currently enrolled undergraduate students only.

Master of Science (MS)

  • Plan A: 30 credits plus thesis. Ideal for students pursuing careers at government labs or in commercial R&D.
  • Plan B: 30 credits and an engineering project. Designed for students preparing for careers requiring advanced design experience.

Master of Science (MS) in Space Systems Engineering

33 credits. No thesis required. Expand your technical knowledge with coursework in spacecraft instrumentation and control, navigation, propulsion, astrodynamics, and more.

Master of Engineering (ME)

30 credits. No thesis required. Designed for students with a BS who want to increase their technical knowledge or expand career opportunities.

Dual ME/MBA

A unique program designed for future leaders who have a passion for the business side of engineering.

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

The PhD program prepares electrical engineering researchers who teach at colleges and universities or work in R&D roles in government and industry labs. Students can begin the PhD program with a bachelor’s or master’s degree.

Student Stories

Marium Rasheed
Qun Wang
Justin Whitaker

Research Areas

  • –Communications Technology
  • –Control Systems
  • –Electromagnetics
  • –Image Compression
  • –Instrumentation and Optics
  • –Microwaves
  • –Model Checking and Probabilistic Verification
  • –Networks and Concurrent Systems
  • –Power Electronics
  • –Signal and Image Processing

Faculty

Reyhan Baktur

Reyhan Baktur

Electromagnetics

reyhan.baktur@usu.edu

Abhilash Kamineni

Abhilash Kamineni

Power Electronics

abhiliash.kamineni@usu.edu

Scott Budge

Scott Budge

Signal and Image Processing

scott.budge@usu.edu

Todd Moon

Todd Moon

Communications Tech, Networks and Concurrent Systems, Signal and Image Processing

tood.moon@usu.edu

Bedri Cetiner

Bedri Cetiner

Microwaves

bedri.cetiner@usu.edu

Charles Swenson

Charles Swenson

Space Systems Engineering

charles.swenson@usu.edu

Randy Christensen

Randy Christensen

Control Systems

randy.christensen@usu.edu

Hongjie Wang

Hongjie Wang

Power Electronics

hongjie.wang@usu.edu

Cal Coopmans

Cal Coopmans

Unmanned Aerial Systems, Control Systems

cal.coopmans@usu.edu

Regan Zane

Regan Zane

Power Electronics

regan.zane@usu.edu

Greg Droge

Greg Droge

Control Systems

greg.droge@usu.edu

Jacob Gunther

Jacob Gunther

Signal and Image Processing

jacob.gunther@usu.edu

Rose Hu

Rose Hu

Networks and Concurrent Systems

rose.hu@usu.edu

Facilities

Electric Vehicle and Roadway Research Facility and Test Track

Electric Vehicle and Roadway Research Facility and Test Track

This first-of-its-kind complex is a test bed for evaluating in-motion, wireless charging of EVs and is the ASPIRE global headquarters. Learn more about the Electric Vehicle and Roadway Research Facility and Test Track.
Power Electronics Lab

Power Electronics Lab

A dedicated space for advanced research in electric vehicles, energy storage, and wireless power transfer. Learn more about the Power Electronics Lab.
Center for Advanced Imaging LIDAR

Center for Advanced Imaging LIDAR

A multidisciplinary research center dedicated to advancing LADAR imaging and data technology. Learn more about the Center for Advanced Imaging LIDAR.
Anechoic Chamber

Anechoic Chamber

Graduate students have access to our acoustic chamber or millimeter-wave anechoic chamber.

Ready to Apply?

Admissions

  • –GRE Not Required
  • –Minimum 3.0 GPA

Application Materials

  • –Official Transcript
  • –TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language Exam)
  • –Resume
  • –Letter of Recommendation
  • –Statement of Purpose (approx. 750 words)

Contact Us

Ready to go? Before applying to the USU School of Graduate Studies, contact Tricia Brandenburg to explore current funding and enrollment opportunities.

Tricia Brandenburg

Graduate Program Coordinator

435-797-2840
tricia.brandenburg@usu.edu
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Tricia Brandenburg

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