Electrical And Electronics Engineering

Electrical engineering is a professional engineering discipline that generally deals with the study and application of electricity, electronics, and electromagnetism. This field first became an identifiable occupation in the later half of the 19th century after commercialization of the electric telegraph, the telephone, and electric power distribution and use. Subsequently, broadcasting and recording media made electronics part of daily life. The invention of the transistor, and later the integrated circuit, brought down the cost of electronics to the point they can be used in almost any household object.

Electrical engineering has now subdivided into a wide range of subfields including electronics, digital computers, computer engineering, power engineering, telecommunications, control systems, radio-frequency engineering, signal processing, instrumentation, and microelectronics. Many of these subdisciplines overlap with other engineering branches, spanning a huge number of specializations such as hardware engineering, power electronics, electromagnetics & waves, microwave engineering, nanotechnology, electrochemistry, renewable energies, mechatronics, electrical materials science, and much more. See glossary of electrical and electronics engineering.

Electrical engineers typically hold a degree in electrical engineering or electronic engineering. Practicing engineers may have professional certification and be members of a professional body. Such bodies include the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) (formerly the IEE).

Electrical engineers work in a very wide range of industries and the skills required are likewise variable. These range from basic circuit theory to the management skills required of a project manager. The tools and equipment that an individual engineer may need are similarly variable, ranging from a simple voltmeter to a top end analyzer to sophisticated design and manufacturing software.

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Matching Electrical And Electronics Engineering Colleges

Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus

Four or more years; Public; $30,604 average out-state tuition; $10,008 average in-state tuition

University of Southern California

Four or more years; Private not for profit; $53,448 average out-state tuition; $53,448 average in-state tuition

University of California-Berkeley

Four or more years; Public; $39,516 average out-state tuition; $11,502 average in-state tuition

The University of Texas at Austin

Four or more years; Public; $36,744 average out-state tuition; $10,398 average in-state tuition

San Jose State University

Four or more years; Public; $17,622 average out-state tuition; $5,742 average in-state tuition

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Four or more years; Public; $31,681 average out-state tuition; $14,255 average in-state tuition

Arizona State University-Tempe

Four or more years; Public; $26,684 average out-state tuition; $10,104 average in-state tuition

Scholarships for Electrical And Electronics Engineering Majors

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Hertz Foundation Graduate Fellowship

Fannie and John Hertz Foundation

$39,000 October 29, 2021 See Details
 

Hertz Foundation Graduate Fellowship

Fannie and John Hertz Foundation

award

$39,000

deadline

October 29, 2021
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McKnight Doctoral Fellowship

Florida Education Fund

$17,000 January 15, 2022 See Details
 

McKnight Doctoral Fellowship

Florida Education Fund

award

$17,000

deadline

January 15, 2022
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Keynote Scholarship

National Space Club

$10,000 December 03, 2021 See Details
 

Keynote Scholarship

National Space Club

award

$10,000

deadline

December 03, 2021
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Edison Scholars Program

Edison International

$10,000 December 13, 2021 See Details
 

Edison Scholars Program

Edison International

award

$10,000

deadline

December 13, 2021
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Black American Engineering Scholarship

The Helping Project

Up to $10,000 January 15, 2022 See Details
 

Black American Engineering Scholarship

The Helping Project

award

Up to $10,000

deadline

January 15, 2022
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Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship

Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence In Education Foundation

Up to $7,500 January 28, 2022 See Details
 

Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship

Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence In Education Foundation

award

Up to $7,500

deadline

January 28, 2022
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INTEL Science Talent Search Scholarship - SUNY Stony Brook

State University of New York, Stony Brook

$3,000 Varies See Details
 

INTEL Science Talent Search Scholarship - SUNY Stony Brook

State University of New York, Stony Brook

award

$3,000

deadline

Varies
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ASHRAE Region III Setty Family Foundation Scholarship

American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and AC Engineers

$3,000 December 01, 2021 See Details
 

ASHRAE Region III Setty Family Foundation Scholarship

American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and AC Engineers

award

$3,000

deadline

December 01, 2021
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IEEE Frances B. Hugle Scholarship

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)

$2,500 November 01, 2021 See Details
 

IEEE Frances B. Hugle Scholarship

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)

award

$2,500

deadline

November 01, 2021
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FIRST Scholarship - North Central College

FIRST

$2,500 December 01, 2021 See Details
 

FIRST Scholarship - North Central College

FIRST

award

$2,500

deadline

December 01, 2021
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