Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Professional Successes

In the last two years, 100% of those students eligible to work got jobs in their field after graduation. A significant group of alumni have formed their own successful companies, proving the department’s dedication in promoting entrepreneurship. The following list of companies has employed UE graduates:

  • Crane Naval Surface Warfare Center – the 3rd largest naval installation in the world
  • Whirlpool Corporation (Benton Harbor, MI) – the world’s leading manufactures and marketer of major home appliances
  • The Boeing Company, St. Louis – aerospace company and the largest manufacturer of commercial jetliners and military aircraft combined. Boeing also designs and manufactures launch vehicles, rotorcraft, satellites, missiles and advanced information, defense, and communication systems.
  • Northrop Grumman Corporation – Designer, systems integrator and manufacturer of military aircraft, defense electronics, precision weapons, commercial and military aerostructures.
  • Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Indiana, Inc. (Princeton, IN) – automotive industry
  • Western Digital (Irvine, CA) – large producer of disk drives and memory systems
  • iRobot Corporation (Massachusetts) – Famous for the Roomba and other robotic devices for the home.
  • Alcoa Warrick Operations (Evansville, IN) – major producer of aluminum
  • CIHOLAS, Inc. (Evansville, IN) – Contract research and engineering of complex electronic systems.
  • Flanders Electric (Evansville, IN) – a world leader in large electric motors.

About 20% of UE graduates go directly to graduate school and complete a PhD. Graduates have gone on to attend graduate school at universities such as:

  • Cornell University
  • Tufts University
  • University of Illinois
  • University of Wisconsin
  • University of Missouri
  • Indiana University
  • Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  • Iowa State University
  • Duke University
  • Purdue University
  • Vanderbilt University
  • Notre Dame University
  • Washington University in St. Louis
  • University of Toronto