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EXPLORE NORTHEASTERN
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Community

An engaged, collaborative, and welcoming community

From being in the heart of the city of Boston with industry at your fingertips, including the top hospitals in the world, to a range of student organizations to engage with peers, and a network of faculty, alumni, and industry professionals, the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering offers a welcoming and exciting community.


Boston—an Innovation Hub

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Northeastern is a campus in the middle of the historic city of Boston. A hub of high tech and biotech organizations—global to start-ups—as well as academia offering significant opportunity for experience, networking, and collaboration.

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Student Life

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Electrical and Computer Engineering students enjoy a wide range of opportunities for academic and community involvement, from clubs and competitions in the college, university-wide and globally, to the many attractions of our world-class city. Shown above is ECE Associate Professor Taskin Padir with students who were selected as one of ten finalists in NASA’s 2019 Revolutionary Aerospace Systems Concepts – Academic Linkage (RASC-AL) Special Edition: Moon to Mars Ice and Prospecting Challenge and traveled to NASA’s Langley Research Center.

Student Organizations

Industrial Advisory Board

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This dedicated group of distinguished electrical and computer engineering professionals advise the department on matters related to research, development, curriculum, cooperative education, student organizations, and other important functions related to the department’s mission.

Industrial Advisory Board