Electrical Engineering (BS)

Program Description

Electrical Engineering at NYU Abu Dhabi prepares graduates to apply knowledge of advanced mathematics, such as differential and integral calculus, linear algebra, complex variables and discrete mathematics, probability and statistics, sciences, and engineering topics (including computing science) necessary to analyze and design complex electrical and electronic devices, software, and systems containing hardware and software components.

Electrical Engineering majors study:

  • integrated circuits
  • fabrication technology
  • solid state devices
  • digital and analog circuits analysis and design
  • VLSI design
  • computer-aided design and manufacturing
  • embedded systems
  • micro-electro-mechanical systems
  • digital and analog communications
  • signal processing
  • systems design and optimization

NYU Abu Dhabi offers six engineering degree programs: General Engineering, Bioengineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering.

Each program is designed to create technological leaders with a global perspective, a broad education, and the capacity to think creatively. The uniqueness of the program lies in the integration of invention, innovation, and entrepreneurship into all phases of study. Students enjoy a learning environment conducive to creativity, which is at the heart of tomorrow’s technological innovations and enterprises.


The Electrical Engineering program at NYU Abu Dhabi is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, https://www.abet.org, and the Commission for Academic Accreditation (CAA). Graduates receive a Bachelor of Science degree.


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