Electrical Engineering at Fairfield University Tim Talty, PhD Associate Professor and Chair Electrical Engineering [email protected] 203-254-4000 ext 3330 (Office) 248-971-0390 (Google Voice) www.linkedin.com/in/timtalty. Advise on Choosing an Engineering School. Accreditation!
Most major employers require degrees from accredited universities.
Type of university that you like.
There are ‘technical’ universities and ‘liberal arts’ universities… Fairfield is ‘liberal arts’ university
I recommend a ‘well rounded’ liberal arts education. A well rounded education is a must in our global and dynamic economy
Curriculum that you like.
Know what options the university has… do they match your interests? Electrical Engineering at Fairfield offers a wide range of elective classes in: Biomedical, Communications, Computer, Signal Processing, Microelectronics, Power Systems and Controls.
The University that feels right…
Size… large classrooms or small
Location… Urban, suburban or rural
Educational Philosophy… Jesuit,..
Student Body… friendly, supportive,…
Faculty… educated, caring, engaged,…
Facilities… housing, dining, labs,…
Electrical engineers design, develop, test, and supervise the manufacturing of electrical equipment such as electric motors, radar and navigation systems, communications systems, and power generation equipment. Electronics engineers design and develop electronic equipment, such as broadcast and communications systems—from portable music players to global positioning systems (GPS).
From: US Bureau of Labor Statistics
General Fields of Specialties
Electronic Circuit Design
Electronic Component Design
Electrical Engineers manipulate the motion of electrons in order to obtain a desired results
Connecticut Light and Power
Bigelow Tea Company
Colt's Manufacturing Company
Military and Government
Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation
Electronic Component Companies
Cellular Phone Companies
Communications and Networking
Time Warner Cable
Networks, IT, security algorithms,..
App development and CRM