Electrical and Computer Engineering Articles


Top Skills for Software and Computer Engineers

The foundations are being established for the next major achievements in computer engineering at facilities like the Center for Quantum Networks, a National Science Foundation Engineering Research Center led by the University of Arizona. CQN is developing the quantum internet, intended to connect a new generation of computing systems that harness quantum mechanics for processing […]


Master’s in Mechanical Engineering vs Master’s in Computer Engineering

Engineering is grounded in the fundamental laws of physics, but it’s also a field where researchers and practitioners constantly push boundaries. As a result, engineering careers offer endless opportunities to solve complex problems and develop innovative ideas with the potential to transform entire industries. For example, the National Science Foundation recently awarded a University of […]


The Role of Electrical and Computer Engineers in Cybersecurity

Despite the growing number of cybersecurity threats businesses and government agencies face, many organizations still don’t have the tools or trained personnel to keep up. In 2019, hackers exposed personal information of customers at major companies like Capital One and T-Mobile, ransomware targeted more than 50 U.S. cities, and supply chain attacks compromised the products […]


Careers as an Electronics Engineer vs. Electrical Engineer

Electrical and electronics engineers are often at the forefront of modern technology together. In a 2018 US Black Engineer and Information Technology article, Dr. Michael Spencer notes that we have reached the practical limits of how small we can make semiconductors. The problem isn’t that we can’t make them smaller — it’s that the physics […]


Top Skills for Electrical and Electronics Engineers

While the work of electronics and electrical engineers often overlaps, there are key differences in the scope of these two fields. As a result, there are also differences in the skills each field prioritizes, particularly when considering earning potential. This article provides a summary of the top five skills for electrical and electronics engineers, exploring […]


Electrical and Computer Engineering Career Outlook

We’ve seen incredible advances in the most sophisticated software in the world over the past few years, with major breakthroughs such as artificial intelligence beating humans at poker and some of the first publicly available virtual reality studios. As impressive as these applications are, the hardware and systems that make them possible are equally so. […]


Master’s in Computer Science vs Computer Engineering: What’s the Difference?

Computer science and computer engineering both play a pivotal role in building the technology that transforms the world. Furthermore, computer systems are rapidly becoming an integral component of not only our daily lives, but of the many systems and equipment that keep entire industries running. For example, services like Amazon Prime’s two-day shipping are only […]


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