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Electrical Engineering at Fairfield University Tim Talty, PhD Associate Professor and Chair Electrical Engineering 203-254-4000 ext 3330 (Office) 248-971-0390 (Google Voice) Advise on Choosing an Engineering School. Accreditation!

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Electrical Engineeringat Fairfield UniversityTim Talty, PhDAssociate Professor and ChairElectrical Engineeringttalty@fairfield.edu203-254-4000 ext 3330 (Office)248-971-0390 (Google Voice)

advise on choosing an engineering school

Advise on Choosing an Engineering School


Most major employers require degrees from accredited universities.

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Advise on Choosing an Engineering School

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

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Advise on Choosing an Engineering School

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.

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Advise on Choosing an Engineering School

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,…

what do electrical engineers do

What do Electrical Engineers do?

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

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What do Electrical Engineers do?

General Fields of Specialties

Power Generation

Power Distribution


Wireless Communications


Electronic Circuit Design

Electronic Component Design

Control Systems

Signal Processing




Electrical Engineers manipulate the motion of electrons in order to obtain a desired results

where do electrical engineers work

Conventional Industries

Power Companies

Connecticut Light and Power

Consulting Companies

Manufacturing Companies

Bigelow Tea Company

Colt's Manufacturing Company

Military and Government

Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation

Electronic Component Companies

Amphenol Corporation

Cellular Phone Companies

Apple, Motorola,…

Automotive Companies

GM, Ford,..

Bio-Medical Companies

Communications and Networking

Time Warner Cable

Un-Conventional Industries/Areas

Wall Street

Networks, IT, security algorithms,..


Internet Companies

Google, Yahoo,..

Major Retailers

App development and CRM

Entertainment Industry


Where do Electrical Engineers work?