7The University of Central Florida College of Engineering and Computer Science is an academic college of the University of Central Florida located in Orlando, Florida, USA. The college offers degrees in engineering, computer science and management systems, and houses UCF’s Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. The dean of the college is Michael Georgiopoulos, Ph.D.

UCF is listed as a university with “very high research activity” by The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.[3] With an enrollment of over 7,500 undergraduate and graduate students as of Fall 2012, the college is one of the premier engineering schools in the United States. The college is recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the nation’s best Engineering schools, and as one of the world’s best in the ARWU rankings. The university has made noted research contributions to modeling and simulation, digital media, and engineering and computer science.

Housing some of the university’s showcase majors, the College of Engineering and Computer Science is made up of the following departments:

  • Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering (CECE)

  • Electrical Engineering & Computer Science (EECS)

  • Industrial Engineering & Management Systems (IEMS)

  • Mechanical, Materials, & Aerospace Engineering (MMAE)

The college 13 undergraduate programs, 14 master degree programs, and 8 doctoral degree programs. UCF has been classified as a research university (very high research activity) by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The Graduate School of the College of Engineering & Computer Science is ranked 70 in the Top 100 engineering schools by the U.S. News & World Report. It also featured/features in the top 100 Engineering/Technology and Computer Sciences schools in the world in the ARWU by Shanghai Jiao Tong University.

For more information please go to http://www.cecs.ucf.edu/.