Electrical and Computer Engineering

Our students gain hands on experience as well as critical understanding of electrical and computer engineering. Undergraduate students are prepared for professional careers in high demand areas, including computer hardware and software design, embedded and microprocessor systems, electromagnetics, communications system design, control systems, digital signal processing, and analog and digital electronics.

Our "Master of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering (MSECE)" program is distinguished in the state of California by its well designed and critically balanced coverage of Electrical and Computer Engineering.

Our graduates are very well placed and recognized at both national and international levels, and we are proud of our prominence as a student focused department that educates students to be future leaders in electrical and computer engineering.

Chico is a friendly community of about 70,000 people and includes Bidwell Park, one of the largest municipal parks in the nation. Chico is situated in a rural landscape about 100 miles N. of Sacramento, near some of Northern California's finest recreational areas: Mt. Lassen, lakes, skiing, hiking, and fishing.


Distinguished Alumni Visit: Grayson Beck

April 9th - April 10th

Grayson co-founded Pulse Systems Corporation in 1998. There he developed the engineering and manufacturing processes that established Pulse Systems' reputation for exceptional service, astounding turn-around times and superior quality. From 2004 to 2007 Grayson served on the board and continued to manage Pulse System LLC as the company was sold and handed over to new management. Prior to founding Pulse, Grayson managed the engineering and manufacturing division of Autocam California. Autocam machined components primarily used in automotive applications and medical devices. Prior to joining Autocam, Grayson worked for Toyota (NUMMI). While at NUMMI, he led a special projects group responsible for designing and operating new automotive assembly lines primarily in the Fremont, California plant. Grayson co-founded Aduro Laser in 2013 to continue to provide cost effective creative laser solutions to the medical manufacturing industry.