Should I major in electrical engineering?

  • You like solving problems through the modeling and application of electronic systems
  • You're fascinated by devices and electronics and you want to understand how they work–and how to make them work better
  • You're interested in designing medical equipment; controlling airplanes, missiles, and satellites; creating faster communication with computers; making vehicles safer; or creating new renewable sources of energy

Lehigh electrical engineering students build a foundation in how to solve multidisciplinary problems using mathematics, science, and engineering. Graduates are innovators in health care, aviation, defense, manufacturing, technology, and energy. They use nanoelectronics, tiny computer chips, and photonic devices to harness alternative sources of energy, create biomedical instrumentation that saves lives, and develop sensor networks that protect the environment and improve quality of life.