Electrical engineering is a field of engineering that generally deals with the study and application of electricity, electronics and electromagnetism. The Electrical Engineering degree is offered at top electrical engineering schools nationally. The field first became an identifiable occupation in the late nineteenth century after commercialization of the electric telegraph and electrical power supply. Electrical Engineering Majors cover a wide range of subtopics including power, electronics, control systems, signal processing and telecommunications.

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ACEEE, The Association of Computer Electronics and ElectricalEngineers, Computer Society, Electronics Association, International, National, Conferences, Journals ... Visit
The National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE) strengthens the engineering profession by promoting engineering licensure and ethics, advocating and protecting ... Visit
The Electrical and Computer Engineering Department Heads Association is composed of heads or chairs of departments offering accredited programs in electrical and/or ... Visit
IEEE .org serves technical professionals and students who are looking to both foster working relationships and gain access to the latest technical research and ... Visit