Electrical Engineering


Contacting the Electrical Engineering Department

We're here for you! The Department of Electrical Engineering is accepting virtual and phone meetings. To schedule a virtual meeting or phone meeting please contact the office at 815-753-1290 or e-mail malam1@niu.edu to arrange a time. We will respond to your request as soon as we are able. Thank you for your patience! 

We all depend on electricity to manage our daily lives, so it comes as no surprise that electrical engineer remains one of the most in-demand jobs in the engineering field. Your entry point into this vital industry starts with classes that equip you with the fundamental tools to understand the mathematics and science behind systems and devices we use every day.

Our experienced professors will prepare you for the future as they lead you through the basics of how to design, develop and operate technology that generates and uses electricity. You will learn in state-of-the-art facilities that include robotic, microelectronics design and sensor labs.

We offer Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Masters of Science (M.S.) and doctoral (Ph.D.) programs in Electrical Engineering.

Contact Us

Department of Electrical Engineering
Engineering Building 330
590 Garden Road 

DeKalb, IL 60115-2854
Phone: 815-753-9974
Fax: 815-753-1310

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