Graduate Program

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering offers two graduate degrees: Masters of Engineering and Doctor of Engineering with a concentration in Electrical Engineering. The graduate degrees offer concentration in four areas: Computer Engineering, Robotics Systems, Mechatronics Systems and Signals and Systems.

Program Strengths

Graduate Co-op Program: Qualified individuals can choose to work in industry on either alternating semesters or during the summer semesters. A rich variety of advanced engineering opportunities are available in the Southeastern Michigan region.

Design and Project Oriented: Participate in exciting hands-on projects that integrate theory and application. For example, students are currently working on the design and development of an internationally competitive autonomous vehicle to participate in the International Ground Vehicle Competition (ICVC). In the 2006 and 2007 competitions, our team placed 3rd in the Grand Award among 37-40 teams. In 2008, 2009, and 2010, the UDM team placed 1st in the international competition against 41 teams from around the world for news release please click here.

Student-Centered: Take advantage of small class sizes and opportunities for one-on-one contact with professors. Most courses include opportunities to work in teams and advance the professional and personal skills so vital to long term career success in industry.

Graduate Program

Contact Graduate Programs


Dr. Al-Holou

Dr. Nizar Al-Holou
Engineering 331
McNichols Campus
Telephone: (313) 993-3365
Fax: (313) 993-1187