What can undergraduate study in EECS at Northwestern offer you?
Exciting research opportunities
As an undergraduate, you could be involved in hands-on research on exciting projects in our research labs, alongside graduate students, providing you with a solid experiential foundation when you graduate. Check out our undergraduate research opportunities.
Excellent reputation of our school and faculty
EECS faculty members are Fellows of ACM, IEEE, OSA, APS, Materials Research Society and AAAS. Several are chaired faculty, and nineteen of our assistant faculty members have received PYI, NYI or CAREER awards from the National Science Foundation. Two of our emeritus faculty have been elected to the National Academy of Engineering.
Several degree programs
Interdisciplinary research with schools and faculty across campus
Kellogg School of Management, music, linquistics, arts & sciences, communications, economics, psychology, transportation center, education and social policy, earth and planetary sciences, as well as within the Engineering school: biomedical engineering, physics, IE/MS, and many more. Check out the list of faculty groups and their interdisciplinary collaborations.
Northwestern's ideal location on the Lake Michigan shore in Evanston, and proximity to Chicago's metropolitan area!
There is so much to say about the beauty of Northwestern's location in Evanston: beautiful campus, abundant local restaurants, summer festivals, astounding theatre and arts, athletics offerings, plenty of convenient housing, easy access to Chicago on the El and Metra. Visit "Life at Northwestern" and explore!
We look forward to hearing from you!
If you would like specific information about one or more of our programs, please phone us at 847-491-3451 or email mentors @ eecs.northwestern.edu. Your phone call or email will be forwarded to a mentor who can answer your questions.