B.S. Degree in Computer Engineering Program Details

The ever-increasing use of the computer in today’s world offers expanding opportunities in this field of specialization. This program provides a bridge between the disciplines of electrical engineering and computer science. Graduates can enter such fields as chip design, software engineering, robotics, and a variety of computer-controlled applications. This requires the development of the engineering approach through the understanding of engineering mathematics, digital and analog electronics and control, as well as computer languages, computing theory and computer architecture. Design and problem-solving form the heart of the discipline and a variety of computer-aided design (CAD) tools are utilized to facilitate learning and implementation.

The graduate from this program will obtain the basic education in the first three years. The final year is utilized to explore specific areas of interest. One can choose a software-oriented program including such areas as artificial intelligence, knowledge-based systems and software design or a hardware-oriented program pointing toward computer or integrated circuit design, robotics and networking.

The engineering approach and knowledge of computer structure are the attributes that make it unique. This program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology. A total of 132 semester hours are required for graduation.

Program Educational Objectives, Student Outcomes, Student Enrollment & Graduation Data

Program Educational Objectives:

  1. Our graduates will develop effective and innovative solutions to challenging engineering problems. [Problem Solving]
  2. Our graduates will become leaders in emerging technologies, developing future state-of-the-art designs and products based on new fundamental theories. [Engineering System Design]
  3. Our graduates will lead teams of engineers and collaborate with other professionals in multidisciplinary environments. [Communication]
  4. Our graduates will maintain an awareness of the global and societal environment, and engineer solutions to problems as they arise. [Contemporary Issues]
  5. Our graduates will engage in life-long learning by pursuing advanced degrees and professional development leading to career advancement. [Work/Grad School]

Student Outcomes:

Our Computer Engineering students will:

  1.  Demonstrate comprehension of math, science and basic computer engineering topics. [Fundamentals]
  2.  Comprehend the design of computer architectures and integrated systems having major hardware and software components. [Design]
  3.  Exhibit problem solving skills. [Problem Solving]
  4.  Have the ability to use techniques, skills and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice. [Techniques/Skills]
  5.  Work effectively on teams. [Team Work]
  6.  Demonstrate the ability to identify and apply concepts of engineering economics and project planning. [Engr Econ/Planning]
  7. Demonstrate knowledge of contemporary global and societal issues and their relationship to professional ethics and engineering solutions. [Ethics/Profession]
  8. Demonstrate the ability to plan and conduct laboratory experiments and interpret and report the results. [Experiment/Results]
  9. Exercise strong oral and written communication skills including those needed for technical writing. [Communication]
  10. Have an awareness of the need for and demonstrate the ability to keep learning throughout life along with an appreciation of diversity in the world and in intellectual areas. [Diversity and LLL]

Student Enrollment

2014FA                 55

2013FA                 55

2012FA                 42

2011FA                 20

2010FA                 26

2009FA                 23


Certified Graduates

2014-2015                5

2013-2014                2

2012-2103                4

2011-2012                2

2010-2011                4

2009-2010                7

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Special Presentation: “Genetics and Immunology” @ Charles A. Dana Hall, Room 107
Mar 1 @ 12:20 pm – 1:20 pm

Hosted by the UB Biology Club

Dr. Dusan Bogunovic ’04, Assistant Professor in the Department of Microbiology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York City, will present a one-hour presentation, “Genetics and Immunology.”

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Mar
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Graduate Information Session – Waterbury @ Waterbury Center
Mar 16 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

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Graduate Information Session @ Wahlstrom Library - 6th Fl Admissions
Mar 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

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Mar
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Faculty Research Day @ Schelfhaudt Gallery and Littlefield Recital Hall
Mar 24 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Join members of the UB community for 2017 UB Faculty Research Day!

Attend this premiere academic event to learn about the diverse array of research undertaken by faculty and assisted by students. Poster presentations will begin the day, followed by a keynote address, “Beyond the Scholarship of Discovery–Opportunities for Academic Research,” delivered by featured speaker Donald H. Sebastian, Ph.D. Further discussion and awards will round out the afternoon.

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Schedule

9 – 11:15 a.m. Schelfhaudt Gallery Coffee and Poster Presentations
11:30 – 12:30 a.m. Littlefield Recital Hall Keynote Address
12:45 – 1:45 p.m. Littlefield Recital Hall Multiple Rooms
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